Managing Director Hans-Joachim Watzke of Champions Borussia Dortmund calls of Eintracht Frankfurt President Peter Fischer after his verbal gaffe an apology.
Dortmund (SID) - Managing Director Hans-Joachim Watzke of the new German Football Champions Borussia Dortmund calls of Eintracht Frankfurt President Peter Fischer after his verbal gaffe an apology. Fischer had during the riots in Frankfurt after the 0-2-defeat against the 1st FC Cologne on Saturday the Eintracht ultras via megaphone called: "Then we beat the shit BVB halt." The Hesse to the Borussia be held to the end of the season.
"An absolute insolence." BVB-boss Watzke "So everything is fueled further", said the Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung (WAZ): "I expect an apology." Watzke stressed that it could not be, that the Frankfurt President Fischer insult other Club only to the fans to calm down. Fischer said: "Da were children in the block." Since there are other concerns. "As you think about every word."
Also the German Football Association (DFB) and the German football be deal League (DFL) this week with the rampage in the Frankfurt World Cup arena. On Monday, there was a security meeting with a view to the season finale on Saturday with a duel Dortmund against Frankfurt. "While DFB, DFB, as well as public authorities with the clubs will discuss necessary measures for the proper conduct of the game", said DFL Managing Director Holger Hieronymus.
"The behavior of these people is totally unacceptable." An objective assessment of the situation is now important for all emotionality. And here, it should be noted first of all that the Frankfurt police, such as the security and stewarding service of Eintracht Frankfurt, very calm and professionally respond. "But we must do everything, to prevent such incidents in future completely", commented DFB security officer Helmut Spahn.
After the home defeat against Cologne, around 150 Frankfurt hooligans had stormed the lawn of the Commerzbank-Arena. The police had to use batons and pepper spray, to drive back the rioters.