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Baumgart tests positive for COVID-19

By Rune Gjerulff   @runegjerulff

FC Köln coach Steffen Baumgart will not be present for Saturday's game against Freiburg after returning a positive coronavirus test.
Steffen Baumgart.
Steffen Baumgart. Photo: Sandro Halank, Wikimedia Commons, CC-BY-SA 3.0
FC Köln coach Steffen Baumgart has tested positive for COVID-19, the Bundesliga outfit have confirmed.


Therefore, Baumgart will not be in the dugout for Saturday's Bundesliga clash with SC Freiburg.

"I didn't feel great this morning and did a rapid test at home. It turned out positive," said Baumgart, who is fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

With Baumgart in isolation, assistant coach André Pawlak will be in charge of the team on Saturday.

"Everyone knows how much I look forward to every game. Therefore, it is a real shame that I'll miss the game against Freiburg. But our team is in good hands with André and the rest of the coaching staff," said Baumgart.


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