Augsburg coach Haikou Hehrlich is absent from his team's match against Wolfsburg on Saturday 16 May 2020 during the resumption of the German Football League, due to his exit from his residence hotel in violation of quarantine laws based on the background of the emerging Corona virus. </p><div> <p>The 48-year-old coach was due to start his training mission with Augsburg on Saturday against Wolfsburg, two months after stopping the Bundesliga due to the pandemic of the "Covid-19" virus.
“I made a mistake when I left the hotel,” said Hurlich, who went to a supermarket to buy toothpaste and skin cream. “Even if I respected all hygiene when leaving the hotel, but I didn’t have to break the rules and leave it for whatever reason.”
“Because of this error, I will not lead the training session on Friday and I will not be responsible for the team during the match against Wolfsburg on Saturday.”
In order to allow the competition to resume on Saturday, the German Bundesliga promised to submit to a strict health protocol that framed almost every aspect of players ’lives.
The former German international appointed a coach for the Augsburg club on March 10, replacing Martin Schmidt, who was fired due to poor results.
Heerlich, the former Borussia Dortmund player (1995-2004) who supervised the training of some of the most prominent clubs Bayer Leverkusen (2017-2018), signed a contract until 2022 with Augsburg, just five points away from the sixteenth place, which compels its owner to remain the extension of survival In the first degree against the second third class.