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Bayern Munich resumes training session first time since Bundesliga halted


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

07th April, 2020
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Bayern Munich has resumed training for the first time since the German league got suspended due to the global pandemic, however the social distance was maintained.

Keeping at least 5 ft from each other, players trained together for the first time since the Bundesliga halted on March 13.

“It was a very unusual feeling to hold a training session in small groups, but it was also nice to see the boys in person again,” said team.

With no greeting hugs or handshakes, the 21-man squad split into five groups, each containing a maximum of five players.

When they changed, the players kept 13 ft apart in the changing rooms at the club’s state-of-the-art training complex in southern Germany.

On the pitch, Bayern’s stars careful to keep their social distance from each other and there were no challenges or tackles.

Once training completed , the players left to shower at home, where they ate food provided by the club in lunch boxes.

Bayern asked fans to stay away from the Saebener Strasse complex, where hundreds of supporters usually turn up to see their heroes.

Other clubs also cautiously resumed training Monday, after the league’s ban on doing so until April 5 passed, amid hopes the league will resume in early May.

Bayern Munich are four points clear in the Bundesliga table.

At the training ground of their closest rivals Borussia Dortmund, the players also did not shower or eat on site after a session that focused on running and shooting.

Since appearing in Wuhan, mainland of Coronavirus in China last November, the novel coronavirus has spread to at least 184 countries and regions, according to figures compiled by the U.S.-based Johns Hopkins University.

Over 1.3 million cases reported worldwide, with the global death toll topping 72,600, and more than 273,500 recoveries.

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