In a joyous mood, Bochum had opened out for the 2-2 against Cologne after 2: 2 to ensure important points for Japan in the World Cup qualification. After all, Takuma Asano, so far, had not appeared as a pronounced scorer against the FC achieved his first mandatory game hit for the VFL.
The more surprising then that he did not stand in the square in the game of Japanese national team. Japanese media reported, Asano has complained about light complaints and was first left the team. A first PCR test had not delivered a clear result yet, on Friday there was all the all-clear.
A little cold, everything harmless, the second PCR test fell negative. Asano can get in training again and could be used for Japan at the next qualifier on Monday against Saudi Arabia. Normally, the offensive man also comes back early enough to take the preparation for the next Bundesliga game next Friday at Hertha BSC with his team in Bochum.
Also at Gamboa the test fell negative
Uncertainty there was around 0: 2 lost test match on Thursday against the second division Fortuna Düsseldorf for right-back Cristian Gamboa. His wife had made a positive PCR test of himself publicly, Gamboa had not been used in the test. All-clear and positive news for VfL Bochum but also here: The test fell negative, at the beginning of the week, the international Costa Rica’s national player will be back in Bochum’s team workout.
There was also speculation because defender Saulo Decarli and Raman Chibsah were not in action against Dusseldorf. First of all, there was no reason for the club, but it is obvious that there is no risk to both professionals, if there is still a possibility for a club change at short notice. Opportunity, after all, exists in this transfer window until Monday evening at 6 pm.