Peter Bosz begins on Saturday with Bayer Leverkusen because the chief of the Bundesliga on the high match in opposition to Bayern Munich. The Dutch coach thinks it’s nonetheless too early to speak concerning the title, however he sees that Bayern is presently much less dominant than within the very profitable final season.
Flick in awe of Bayer
“Bayern is in fact nonetheless a high group,” Bosz mentioned at his press convention on Friday. “They’ve just one level lower than us and are nonetheless successful their video games, though that’s much less convincing than final season. Bayern was a machine then, not now.”
The ‘Rekordmeister’ this 12 months received the Champions League, the German title, the German Cup and the German and European Supercups. With striker Robert Lewandowski, the group additionally has the model new World Footballer of the 12 months.
Nonetheless, Bayer Leverkusen is on the high in Germany with 28 factors from 12 video games. Bayern is quantity two with 27 factors. The highest groups will compete on Saturday from 6.30 pm within the final spherical of 2020 in a mutual duel for the title of ‘Herbstmeister’.
“It’s nice that we’re in first place, however after this weekend there are nonetheless solely 13 video games (of the 34, ed.) Performed”, mentioned Bosz. “It is about being on high on the finish of the season. We’ve to maintain appearing regular.”
The coach is just not concerned about who’s the favourite for the highest match. “I do know that as an athlete you wish to play such an enormous match, it offers you further power. However ultimately I believe a victory over FC Köln (Bayer beat that group on Wednesday 0-4, ed.) Is far more necessary than a win. at Bayern. We solely play twice in opposition to Bayern and far more usually in opposition to groups like Cologne. “
Bayer Leverkusen misplaced the house recreation in opposition to Bayern Munich final season 2-4, partly attributable to a aim from Robert Lewandowski (Photograph: Professional Pictures)
Bosz emphasised that he additionally needs to see a dominant Bayer Leverkusen in opposition to Bayern. “We all the time have respect for the opponent, however as in any match, our aim might be to place our personal approach of play on the mat.”
Bayern coach Hansi Flick, who surprisingly heard on the FIFA gala on Thursday that not he however Liverpool coach Jürgen Klopp had been voted greatest coach of the 12 months, mentioned at his personal press convention that he’s impressed by Bayer.
“They’ve a robust group that’s in very, excellent form proper now,” mentioned Flick. “They’ve a variety of confidence and play very properly soccer. Bayer has a transparent model of play, they wish to have the ball and dictate the sport.”
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