"It works better, but you have to see if he can train in the next few days," said sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic after winning 2-0 in the Champions League group match against AEK Athens. Robben (34) has missed the Greeks because of knee blockages. Is he even out of trouble due to a knee problem now?
Hummels raves about BVB
Thursday, November 8, 16:30: Between 2009 and 2016 Mats Hummels played for Borussia Dortmund, was with Westphalia, among others, champions Germany 2011 and 2012 – and stood with BVB 2013 in the Champions League final against his current employer and then the old club from Munich.
The central defender celebrated all of this success with coach Jurgen Klopp, who defended an impressive and intoxicating football tempo. Exactly for football this reminds the current Dortmunder Hummels before the recent summit. The world champion became interested in the thinking of his former club.
"I talked to a lot of people about that, which reminded me of Klopp's early years, like now, and the atmosphere at the club again, it will not be the same for everyone on our team, but at least that is fun for me. And, even though there are so many new players, I haven't played so much, "said the 29-year-old," Fans will turn the stadium into a cauldron, you can be sure. "
Matthew fired Bayern boss
Thursday, November 8, 12:35 a.m.: Sharp side to the road Säbener: TV experts and former Bayern pro player Lothar Matthäus have clearly criticized championship bosses. In particular, the 1990 World Champion accused CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and President Uli Hoeneß of losing change both in leadership and in the team. (Read here: Lothar Matthäus conquers Bayern boss: change!)
Munich "to install the younger ones in the conference room with greater responsibility than Hasan Salihamidzic," said Matthew the "Sports Information Service" (SID). BVB has taken this step last summer – and consistently.
"Dortmund have made the right changes in the summer, off the pitch," said the 57-year-old about Westfalen: "Many laughed or at least smiled at the commitment of Matthias Sammer (consultant) or Sebastian Kehl (head of the licensed player, ed.), But there is a high level of expertise. "
Uli Hoeneß is understated
Thursday, November 8, 9 am: Bayern President Uli Hoeness was made unusual before the match because of disparaging. The 66-year-old saw Munich in BVB only as an outsider.
"We have a team that is in transition, a young coach who needs to work. You have to be patient," Hoeness said after beating AEK Athens 2-0 in the Champions League at the Allianz Arena catacombs. "You can't go to Dortmund and say, I want to bring the three Dortmund people to have played a very good season so far, no questions about that, we will go to Dortmund for the first time in a long time as an outsider."
Hoeneß said very simply: "We are not as arrogant as all of you believe, we want to have a championship, but if not, Bayern will not lose." Is there confidence in the Bundesliga title this season?
The Bayern boss reiterated his promise to continue to cling to coach Niko Kovac despite a poor performance from record champions. His statement that he was going to defend Kovac "to the full" is still valid, he stated: "That hasn't changed, my statement is not just for two or three weeks."
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