Cologne versus Frankfurt: 38,365 in Cologne: spectator record in the women's Bundesliga

With 38,365 fans against Eintracht Frankfurt, 1.

Cologne versus Frankfurt: 38,365 in Cologne: spectator record in the women's Bundesliga

With 38,365 fans against Eintracht Frankfurt, 1. FC Köln set a record attendance in the women's Bundesliga. In the game at the Cologne stadium on Sunday, the previous record of 23,200 visitors for the Frankfurt team at the season-opening game in September against FC Bayern Munich was clearly surpassed.

Even before the 18th match day, the average attendance in the league had risen to 2430. In the past season it was only 806 - partly due to Corona. "The highlight game concept and in particular the courage of the clubs to go to big stadiums has paid off. The trend is sustainable and illustrates what is possible in women's football is," said DFB Vice President Sabine Mammitzsch. "This is a huge success and we want to continue this development."

The European Championship success of the German national team last year in England has meanwhile caused a visible upswing in the league. The encounter in Cologne was already the fourth in this round in a large stadium. After Eintracht, TSG 1899 Hoffenheim (7,109 spectators against VfL Wolfsburg), VfL Wolfsburg twice (21,287 against Bayern Munich and 14,027 against Frankfurt) and Werder Bremen (20,417 against SC Freiburg) also played in large arenas.

The Eintracht women can already take back the record from Cologne on May 14 against Wolfsburg. The DFB Cup final between VfL Wolfsburg and SC Freiburg will also take place in Cologne on May 18th.

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