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Incomprehension Danes about ‘sinkhole’ in the middle of the field: ‘This can cost careers’ | Football

The match started an hour and a half later than planned. The area surrounding the stadium was affected by a power outage, as a result of which the artificial light around the playing field in the Ernst Happel Stadium could not be switched on.

But what stood out most was a huge hole in the middle of the field. It caused astonishment among the Danes. “The exact circumstances are currently being investigated, but we suspect a connection with the enormous rainfall from the night before,” the Austrian federation said. BT

As big as a foot

National coach Kasper Hjulmand also speaks of it as a shame. “What a misery. I’ve seen the photos and videos of a huge, huge hole in the middle of the field. It was dangerous for the players. This hole was absolutely terrible.”

The sinkhole is the size of a foot. During the match, the players tried to avoid the gap. “This has got to be better. Someone’s career could have been over after today,” Andreas Skov Olsen told TV2

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