,,Now we know better”, commented the coach of Bayern Munich ahead of the return between the two teams on Wednesday in Amsterdam. ,,They have a lot of quality.”
Bayern Munich escaped at the beginning of October for a private audience to a defeat against Ajax (1-1), that with talents as Matthijs de ligt and Frenkie de Jong-players who on a weekly basis with a transfer to the champions of Germany are associated. ,,But they have many other good players,” said Kovac. ,,Now that is clear for everyone, right?”
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The coach of Bayern looked a little triumphantly to the press room of the Johan Cruijff ArenA. The call for his resignation sounds are not as loud after three victories in a row against Benfica (5-1), Werder Bremen (2-1) and 1. FC Nürnberg (3-0). With Joshua Kimmich and Leon Goretzka on the society collects, his team less tegentreffers. The results in the Champions League are good. But in the Bundesliga is behind leader Borussia Dortmund has already risen to nine points.
Bayern needs at least a draw is needed for the group’s profit. ,,Then we will play in the eighth finals, probably against a slightly lesser opponent”, realizes Kovac. ,,But if we as the second ending, we can get far. No club loot like against Bayern Munich.”
Easy, it will not be against Ajax, stressed Kovac who cannot appeal on the injured Arjen Robben. But with Robert Lewandowski in form, he sees possibilities. The Pole scored this season as twenty times in various competitions. ,,He is a guarantee for success. I am glad that he is with us to this day.”