Real Madrid bus concerned in crash on method to Champions League tie with RB Leipzig

Real Madrid‘s staff bus was concerned in a crash forward of their Champions League tie away at RB Leipzig.

Strikes in Germany meant Los Blancos weren’t capable of fly into Leipzig airport as deliberate on Monday (February 12), as a substitute touchdown at Erfurt this morning earlier than finishing the final 100 miles of their journey by coach.

It was throughout that a part of the journey {that a} collision occurred with a automobile driver who was attempting to alter lanes whereas allegedly filming the Real entourage. Their white Toyota suffered greater than £2,000 value of injury, together with a damaged wing mirror, in line with Bild.

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No one was injured within the incident and there was minimal affect to the bus, which escaped with simply scratches on the drivers’ facet. Real carried onto their vacation spot, the Steigenberger lodge, arriving at round 3pm.

A membership supply advised Marca: “A fan who, because he was filming the bus in his car, lost his way. The steering wheel went and it bounced. We didn’t notice. The people who came in buses behind us saw it.”

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Back of Real Madrid team bus
The bus had picked Real’s entourage up at Erfurt airport

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Toni Kroos and Co made it to Leipzig after a minor collision with a automobile

The Champions League knockout phases begin this week, with Real dealing with Leizpig within the first leg of their final 16 conflict on Tuesday. Boss Carlo Ancelotti has a defensive harm disaster to deal with.

His solely match centre-back is Nacho after accidents to David Alaba, Eder Militao and Antonio Rudiger, with Dani Carvajal and Aurelien Tchouameni filling in for the 4-0 La Liga victory over Girona on the weekend.

He’s additionally set to be with out Jude Bellingham, who suffered an ankle sprain in that match and is predicted to overlook the subsequent two to a few weeks. Bellingham is hoping to be again for the return fixture on March 6.

Leipzig supervisor Marco Rose has questioned that, nonetheless, saying in his pre-match press convention: “I don’t imagine he’ll be out till he’s not within the stadium tomorrow.

“I know Jude, he will do everything to play the Champions League game. He might see other doctors today in order to be fit. I’ve read a lot but we’ll see if he’s here or not.”