Bild newspaper reported that the Real Madrid team bus was involved in an accident in Germany

Bild newspaper reported that the Real Madrid team bus was involved in an accident in Germany

A bus transporting Real Madrid’s first team to a hotel before the Champions League round of 16 first leg match against Leipzig was involved in an accident on Monday after colliding with a Toyota Avensis. Brand Reported via Bild.

The strike at Leipzig Airport meant Madrid had to arrange more complicated travel plans than usual.

Carlo Ancelotti’s men had to travel first to Erfurt, where they landed at 11:38 a.m. local time, and then travel the remaining 100 miles northeast of Leipzig on a bus.

On the A4 motorway between Echelborn and Nohra Bild He explained that “a white Toyota car was involved in a collision with the Madrid team bus” after the driver of that car changed his lane.

The other vehicle, a Toyota Avensis, sustained more than $3,000 worth of damage and no damage was detected to the Madrid bus.

“After a short pause, fortunately, all participants continued walking without sustaining any injuries.” Bild male.

Brand He added that no one inside the bus felt the collision, and the Madrid delegation was able to continue its journey to the team’s residence.

A club member said: “A fan lost his way because he was filming the bus in his car. The steering wheel twisted and bounced. We did not notice it. The people who came in the buses behind us saw it.” Brand.

Real Madrid’s traveling squad arrived at the Steigenberger Hotel in Leipzig city center at 14:40 pm local time, and were seen with “visible scratches from the collision they had with the fan’s car”, according to the British Daily Mail. Brand.

The incident occurred more than 30 hours before Real Madrid resumed its quest to win a record 15th Champions League title against 2019/20 semi-finalists Leipzig at the Red Bull Arena.

Before the match, Ancelotti has only one centre-back to choose from in Nacho after losing David Alaba, Eder Militao and Antonio Rudiger to injury at different parts of the season.

Captain Nacho is likely to play alongside right-back Dani Carvajal or midfielder Aurélien Chouamini at the heart of the back line.

Furthermore, Real Madrid will not be able to rely on top scorer Jude Bellingham after he left Saturday’s 4-0 win over Girona due to a sprained ankle.

according to BrandThe Englishman is targeting the return match against Leipzig at the Bernabeu on March 6 for his return.

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