Werner subbed ‘due to noise’ of Besiktas fans

first_imgUEFA Champions League Werner ‘asked to be subbed due to noise’ of Besiktas fans Robin Bairner Last updated 2 years ago 17:20 27/9/2017 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Timo Werner RB Leipzig UCL 09272017 Getty Images UEFA Champions League Beşiktaş v RB Leipzig Beşiktaş RB Leipzig The forward was seen putting his fingers in his ears during the 2-0 defeat at a raucous Vodaphone Park on Tuesday RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner was replaced in the 32nd minute of his side’s Champions League fixture against Besiktas, with home coach Senol Gunes claiming that the Turkish side’s fans made so much noise they caused the player to feel unwell.Video appeared on social media of the player apparently trying to plug his ears with his fingers, while there were also pictures of him taking earplugs from the dugout.Leipzig evs to beat Cologne Article continues below Editors’ Picks Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. It was a sight that home coach Senol could empathise with.“Timo Werner was disturbed by the noise,” he claimed. “Sometimes I have the same problem with my ears due to the noise and the atmosphere. I experienced it first in the opening match of Vodafone Park.”His sentiments towards the fans were echoed by midfielder Oguzhan Ozyakup, who said: “Our fans were amazing. The RB Leipzig players were affected by the atmosphere. Their striker wanted to leave the game due to the noise.”Meanwhile, the Bundesliga runners-up from last season have not been drawn into giving exact details of the reason Werner went off.Head coach Ralph Hasenhuttl said: “Werner had some trouble during the game and wanted to rest. He said he couldn’t breathe but now he’s fine.”Hasenhuttl had a trip to Turkey to forget as Leipzig lost 2-0, while he was almost not admitted to the country after forgetting to obtain a visa before he travelled.last_img

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