Timo Werner Scores in front of 2,500 Footballs Fans
Football fans were allowed into a Premier League stadium for the first time in almost six months, about 2,500 watched Saturday’s friendly game between Brighton and Chelsea that ended 1-1. Brighton fams were able to attend the game at the Amex Stadium as part of a government trial event for the return of fans to stadiums for matches.
Football was suspended in March because of the global coronavirus pandemic, with the 2019-20 English top-flight season restarting behind closed doors in June. Saturday’s game finished 1-1, Pascal Gross gave a late equaliser from the penalty spot after Germany forward Timo Werner’s first goal for the club had given Chelsea the lead.
This week, a number of Chelsea players were placed in self-isolation after returning from their summer break. It is not known if any players have tested positive for Covid-19. the football fans allowed into the stadium even with a relatively small number of 2500 people it gives hope for fans returning to stadium to watch games.