The Bundesliga clubs will from next season may be two extra players on the bench. That brought the German prof league (DFL) on Wednesday to the outside. Until the end of this season, will the bank still populated by seven players from next season and hopes the DFL that there is that nine will be. The number of substitutions will be limited to three.
The decision – which still must be approved by the Board of Directors of the DFL – applies to both the First Bundesliga and Second Bundesliga. The clubs, which are represented in the DFL, were now to be satisfied about the use of the doellijntechnologie and the videoscheidsrechter and want to keep both.
In the German Cup was in any extensions, however, a fourth switch allowed.