Bayern Munich’s preparations for the Club World Cup had been tossed into chaos on Friday evening if they had been forced to invest the evening on an airplane after their trip to Qatar ended up being rejected authorization to lose.
Bayern had simply beaten Hertha Berlin 1-0 during the Olympiastadion in a match which was indeed relocated ahead by thirty minutes to 8 p.m. CET (2 p.m. ET) allowing the Bavarians time and energy to get their trip from BER Airport, found in the state of Brandenburg rather than Berlin, at 11.15 p.m. CET (5.15 p.m. ET).
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However, with snowfall and freezing conditions delaying operations during the newly exposed airport, Bayern had been avoided from making by a ban that is strict night flights between midnight and 5 a.m. CET (11 p.m. ET).
After spending the on the plane, Bayern returned to Munich, where the crew was changed and they then left for Qatar shortly after 9 a.m night. CET (3 a.m. ET) over nine hours later.
“They do not know whatever they have inked to your group,” Bayern CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge told Bild. “We feel the authorities in control in Brandenburg politics took us for a ride.”
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FIFA regulations state that every club “shall arrive at the venue of its first match at the venue of its first match at least three days before the match.”
Strict COVID-19 protocol is also in place, but FIFA has said it shall fast-track its screening procedure to guarantee the game can just do it as prepared.