Pros 19.08.2020 — 13:07 Uhr

Mainz player tests positive for Coronavirus – friendly cancelled

After further Coronavirus testing, the players will conduct an intra-squad friendly this afternoon at the Bruchwegstadion.

A Mainz player has tested positive for Coronavirus.

A squad member at 1. FSV Mainz 05 has tested positive for Covid-19. Testing of the squad on Tuesday, ahead of the planned friendly against VfB Stuttgart today, discovered the infection. All other tests were negative. The affected player is now in self-isolation. Mainz 05 and VfB Stuttgart agreed to cancel Wednesday afternoon’s friendly at the Bruchwegstadion.

Mainz 05 have been in contact with the relevant health authorities in relation to the positive case of Coronavirus. In line with the DFL’s health protocols, the squad will now undergo further testing on Wednesday. 

In place of the cancelled friendly against VfB Stuttgart, players will take part in a 60 minute intra-squad friendly at 16:15 CEST.