Deep pitches are nothing unusual at this time of year. Temperatures drop, humidity rises. It is unusual that there is water on a sports field even though it has hardly rained. Nevertheless, the SV maidbronn officials had canceled the district league match against SC schwarzach scheduled for last sunday for this reason – and documented this cancellation, as if to prove it, with a photo showing the puddle of water in the penalty area of the main pitch in the rimpar suburb of maidbronn.
Part of the water hose sticks out into the picture
However, there is also a hose to be seen on this picture, which gives rise to the suspicion of deliberate manipulation. Already in the run-up to the match, according to information from this editorial office, there had been rumors that the people of maidbronn would prefer to have the game cancelled. Important players like patrick roder, who was suspended after a red card and was the linchpin of maidbronn’s offensive game, julian bedner or lukas hofer were not available. And now came as an opponent the second-placed SC schwarzach, which had presented itself in the previous weeks barenstark.