FC Bayern is exhausted at Atlético Madrid. Hansi Flick praises the mentality of its stars – and pokes at Borussia Dortmund.
- The FC Bayern meet Atlético Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday evening (9pm).
- Hansi Flick let stars like Manuel Neuer, Leon Goretzka and Robert Lewandowski House.
- The Bayern coach praises the character of his team – and can compete with it Borussia Dortmund don’t hold back.
Munich – At first glance, everything was in front of you as usual on Monday afternoon around 3pm. Champions LeagueGame: The FC Bayern two buses drove up in compliance with Corona regulations General aviation terminal from Munich airport. The stars joined the journey to the game Atletico Madrid in a fine thread.
But then it stopped normalcy. Among the passengers to the Spanish capital were neither Manuel Neuer, yet Leon Goretzka or Robert Lewandowski. On the other hand, somewhat unknown to the general public Lukas Schneller (19), Angelo Stiller (19) and Maximilian Zaiser (21).
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Besides the aforementioned trio, the wounded also remained Alphonso Davies, Joshua Kimmich and Corentin Tolisso in Munich. Marc Roca has been suspended after his yellow-red card against Salzburg, Tanguy Nianzou Not eligible to play in the premier league until winter break. For the fifth group match, Hansi offers himself in terms of personnel Patchwork!
Especially with the mammoth program of the past weeks and months, it is noticeable that it is difficult to take breaks
So it’s a good thing that the FC Bayern after four wins in the previous four games, he is already the first to qualify for the Champions League round of 16. And with the Bundesliga top match against RB Leipzig In view of this coming Saturday, the large rotation is only logical. But Flick does not want to know about the defending champion who gives up the match at Atlético with changing staff. Goretzka and Lewandowski were hit, Neuer himself said he should “stop the mammoth program”.
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And Flick made it clear: “If someone isn’t 100 percent, he doesn’t bring the team that much. We have confidence in the selection. Unlike many top European clubs such as Real Madrid, Juventus Turin or that Liverpool FC the German record champions are currently managing to share the burden half way and still be successful in the sport. “I said from the outset, the team that can best handle the special conditions will be successful,” said Flick, admitting, “We’re not winning any beauty awards right now.”
But not like Borussia Dortmund, who played 1: 2 against the 1. FC Cologne ashamed, the residents of Munich reliably do their homework. And that, although the omens for BVB were actually much better. Flick said – be careful with a swipe: “We hardly had any preparation, other teams like Dortmund had six weeks. That’s a pound. “
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For Bayern it is now a matter of withdrawing from the Madrid affair. At best, even the Champions League winning streak can be achieved by 15 games to expand. What is certain, however, is that some players have minutes that they can actually use.
Flick announced this on Monday Alexander Nübel is in the gate. It looks “not so rosy” for the Bayern coach in sixth place. Javi Martinez is going to play, young players Stiller and Zaiser will be nominated – and can make them better known soon. (from)