Attack on RB Leipzig team bus planned in Bremen

Attack on RB Leipzig team bus planned in Bremen

April 10, 2021 0 By Ibiye Ambille

RB Leipzig team bus is currently under threat of an attack even as the Saxony based club travel to face Werder Bremen on matchday 28.

The second-placed team is on a course of making this by possibly winning the German Bundesliga at the expense of Bayern Munich who remains an undisputed champion.


The team bus of RB Leipzig arrived at the location of the match between RB Leipzig and SV Werder Bremen without any form of attack from anyone.

Ahead of the game on Saturday, there were concerns of a possible attack on the team bus by Bremen Police who were on alert to prevent a possible occurrence.

For Leipzig, it would be a call for concern receiving such threats from unknown persons, although it has been blamed on fans in Bremen.

Why the attacking threat on the Leipzig bus came up

It was an unexpected planned event that would have taken place if there was no intelligence report to the police.

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The state police in Bremen however promised to be more active throughout the stay of the players and officials of the Saxony based club including its team bus.

Trust by the visitors

Despite the planned attack, the officials at the club had, however, come out to debunk such rumours which according to them were out of place.

The top hierarchy at the club does believe an attack on its facilities is an internal affair that should be kept private.

By the alertness by the police was good news.

Several attacks in the past

According to RB live, there has been attacks on the team bus of visiting clubs in the past and the management of the club has assured they would ensure it comes to an end.

“We are in close contact with the police and assume that the right measures are being taken. Our fans behaved in an exemplary manner during the entire Corona period and we are sure that they will continue to do so, “said managing director Hubertus Hess-Grunewald.

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RB Leipzig is currently second on the Bundesliga table and five points behind the leaders. At least, the focus is set on the Bundesliga title which has been the club’s major target since it’s a promotion to the top flight.

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