FAfter the defeat of their club in Dortmund, soccer fans from Ingolstadt stole a replica of the DFB Cup from the pub of a former soccer professional. The four suspects were caught in the city after a tricky police search. “The good news: The pot stays in Dortmund,” the investigators concluded on Wednesday.
As the police announced, the four Ingolstadt residents (21 to 27 years old) had watered their club’s 2-0 defeat on Tuesday evening in a pub in downtown Dortmund. According to dpa information, it is the restaurant of a former football professional who once won the DFB Cup himself. According to the police, the replica is worth several thousand euros.
When the pot was gone, the staff alerted the police. The determined at the taxi office – and promptly a driver remembered four guests with trophies. Patrol officers matched the quartet and secured the trophy. Now the Ingolstadt are being investigated for theft.
In the game, substitute Thorgan Hazard ensured with his two late goals that FC Ingolstadt had to go home empty-handed. “If I always score two goals, I can stay on the bench – no problem,” joked the Belgian international at Sport1. He had a simple explanation for his impressive performance in just 19 minutes of play: “Sometimes it’s easier when you come off the bench. Then the opponent is already tired. “
Hazard’s assessment fit this cup game. For more than 70 minutes, the oppressively superior BVB tried in vain for a goal before the necessary gaps opened up in the worn Ingolstadt cover. The reserve striker, who is actually not known for his final strength, used this in the style of a real striker.
“I hope that gives him a boost. We need a lot of different goalscorers in the next few weeks, ”commented coach Marco Rose, referring to Erling Haaland’s long failure.
In his distress, the coach had moved away from his plan to completely spare players like Marco Reus and Hazard for the upcoming more demanding tasks against Cologne, Amsterdam and Leipzig. Rose was rewarded for the late substitution of the two offensive forces in the 71st minute. He could get over the fact that his squad, decimated by eleven, had a hard time in the duel with Ingolstadt for a long time: “We did it very seriously and allowed very little. I think it was a very mature achievement. “