Previous
San Lorenzo
Auckland City
2
1
AET
Game Details
AFC Bournemouth
Liverpool
1
3
FT
Game Details
Tottenham Hotspur
Newcastle United
4
0
FT
Game Details
Real Sociedad
Real Oviedo
2
0
FT
Leg 2Aggregate: 2 - 0
Game Details
AC Ajaccio
Paris Saint-Germain
1
3
FT
Game Details
Borussia Dortmund
VfL Wolfsburg
2
2
FT
Game Details
Thailand
Malaysia
2
0
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
ES Setif
Western Sydney Wanderers
(5) 2
(4) 2
FT
Game Details
Next

Is a title challenge possible for Man Utd?

Manchester United
Read
By ESPN Staff

Schaefer condemns death threats

Cologne boss Frank Schaefer has condemned supporters who made death threats against his team in the wake of their 4-1 defeat at Wolfsburg on Sunday.

•  Wolfsburg secure big win

A group of fans left a banner at the club's training ground on Monday which read: "If you go down we'll kill you.''

The Wolfsburg defeat left Cologne just three points above their opponents, who are third from bottom of the Bundesliga, with three games to go.

Schaefer, who leaves his post at the end of the season, admitted he was "shocked'' by the threat.

He told the Bild newspaper: "That has nothing to do with football, nothing to do with criticism. It is below the belt and destructive.''

Striker Lukas Podolski added: "This has nothing to do with common-sense. You can be disappointed, but such actions don't achieve anything. The people who have done this, they are no fans.''

Goalkeeper Michael Rensing branded the banner "a disgrace''. He said: "I hope, I think, that this is the opinion of the minority of our fans.''

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.