Arjen Robben was delicious on a roll Tuesday.
“I am very happy for him also. He is one of us,” said Robben about his trainer, who by the disappointing results of Bayern in the Bundesliga under heavy fire. German media wrote over the past few days that the 47-year-old Croat, anyway, is dismissed, regardless of the result against Benfica.
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With two goals in the first half hour led Robben to his squad to a victory and a place in the eighth finals of the Champions League. “After the bitter disappointment of Saturday it was important to stand on,” said Robben, referring to the 3-3 against Fortuna Düsseldorf. “My goals were important for the team. Because I don’t play for myself.”
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Kovac said that his team, a signal had been issued. “They have demonstrated that they can. Finally, we knew a head start to build.” The Croat got along the line a firm hug of the substituted Franck Ribéry, as a sign that the players make him more support. It is not yet clear whether that also applies to the clubleiding.
According to technical director Hasan Salihamidzic is Kovac Saturday ’just’ back on the bench against Werder Bremen. “That goes without saying. This match speaks for itself,” said Salihamidzic, who denies to have spoken with the clubloze trainer Arsène Wenger.