For the very first time in over 13 years, the Bundesliga is claimed on Saturday afternoon: VFL Bochum receives FC Schalke 04!
The renaissance of this standard Revierderbys in the Vonovia Ruhr Stadium creates terrific anticipation, yet likewise some worries.
For the North Rhine-Westphalian cops, the transfer duel between the 17th of the Bundesliga table and the 18th is taken into consideration a supposed high-risk game.
Unique precautions are called for to stay clear of a straight encounter between both fan camps as much as possible, as the cops NRW introduced beforehand.
Because of the derby personality of the encounter, the hostile connection of the trouble follower scenes of both clubs and the existing ing scenario, there are indicators of a raised potential for dispute, authorities spokesperson Frank Remains was quoted in the Westdeutsche Allegiance Dating.
Hrs before the kick-off on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. there could be an eruptive scenario if hundreds of visitor followers most likely to the Ruhr Stadium: The police think that parts of Schalke fans will certainly arrive over Bochum’s primary terminal
Experience has shown that the fans collect at the train station, to ensure that a follower march can be expected in this game, proceeded Remains.

The Schalke fan march is after that to be routed by the police with the city park district in the direction of the arena.
The in fact favored path via Castroper Straße is currently not possible due to a construction site.
In enhancement, the police in the whole Bochum internal city area will certainly be released with a high existence in order to be able to react promptly and proper to a feasible conflict scenario.

VFL Bochum might refute S04 followers accessibility

The guest quota is evaluated on virtually 2,700 tickets.
The police assume that much more S04 fans take the brief way to Bochum to support their club.


VFL Bochum itself has currently feared that tickets from its own contingent have actually likewise been sold to the Gelsenkirchen camp and also has actually currently announced measures in breakthrough.
On the club’s homepage of FC Schalke, it was said: VFL Bochum expressly explains that no accessibility to S04 followers is provided throughout the arena outside the guest blocks! Individuals that can also be seen as a Schalke, can still be referred to after entering the stadium!