1. FC Köln is in the group stage of the UEFA Conference League. That doesn’t initially apply to one person – coach Steffen Baumgart. He has to watch the start of Europe.

Baumgart suspension confirmed: After his red card in the Conference League at Ferhévár FC, Cologne coach Steffen Baumgart has been suspended for one game by UEFA. This is reported by the “kicker”. Accordingly, the 50-year-old will miss the billy goats’ group start.

Short, compact, clear

Exception to the exception: The statutes of UEFA actually provide that bans from qualification are not carried over to the further course of the tournament. However, this only applies to yellow card suspensions, sending offs are excluded from this rule.