Fans in the Leipzig Stadium fall silent – ​​for dramatic reasons

In the first half of the game between the Saxons and the Rhinelanders, a depressing atmosphere develops in the stadium. There are serious reasons for this – on both sides.

RB Leipzig against Borussia Mönchengladbach. The top game of the 22nd matchday of the Bundesliga on Saturday evening. But there was no sign of a great game atmosphere in the Leipzig stadium in the first half. Instead: a lot of silence, at most cautious cheering on both sides.

But the depressing mood in the arena had nothing to do with possible protests by fans against the DFL’s investor plans. In fact, supporters also display a large banner in the Leipzig stadium. But the reason for the silence was different.

What happened? The clubs’ fan camps both had serious reasons for their continued silence. Because: After a good quarter of an hour, an emergency occurred in the stands. According to RB Leipzig, a spectator had to be resuscitated, so the Leipzig fan block refrained from loudly supporting their team out of respect and respect for the critical situation. The Saxons reported this to X during the first half.

And the Gladbach guests had another reason to mourn: a fan of coach Gerardo Seoane’s team died in a traffic accident. The “Fohlen” explained this sad occasion in the middle of the first half at

Therefore, the supporters of the five-time German champion also forewent the usual chants. “Our deepest condolences go out to the family and friends,” said the people of Gladbach.

The Leipzig team has not yet reported an update on the person who had to be resuscitated in the stadium. On X, many users expressed their sympathy in both cases.