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Daum exercise as Gekas mental coach

Daum ubt sich als Gekas-Mental-CoachReconstruction aid for Theofanis Gekas (left)-© SID-IMAGES/Getty Images /.

Theofanis Gekas psycho-training: the hapless since weeks scorer of abstiegsbedrohten Bundesliga Eintracht Frankfurt is built up mental coach Christoph Daum.

Frankfurt/Main (SID) - psycho-training for Theofanis Gekas: The hapless since weeks scorer of abstiegsbedrohten Football Club Eintracht Frankfurt coach Christoph Daum before the Derby in the FSV Mainz 05 on the coming Saturday (3: 30 pm / sky and Liga total!) mental establishes.

"He is in a mind prison," said Daum, who has taken too little to the sensitive Greeks according to is own in the last four weeks since he took office at the Hesse: "right concerned I with him too little." "There were some encouraging words again and again, but Theofanis needs much more encouragement."

On Tuesday in the training, Daum focused on Gekas, who was successful in the first half 14 times, in a 2-1 against FC scored a double act, but only in the second half St. Pauli. In the last three games against Werder Bremen (1: 1), in Hoffenheim (0: 1) and against Bayern (1-0) reverse siebte the 30-year old six high-profile opportunities. Against the Bavarian, Gekas was even the feat with the score at 1-0 the ball from three metres at the gate by year. "If he even believes he will make it." "If not, he will not get it", said Daum.

Gekas itself is silent. After the game against the first Division on Saturday, was the former Greek international but tears in the cabin and sought comfort in his players. "It is always the most accusations, if not you want such a thing", said Frankfurt's defensive player Sebastian rode, who had scored his first Bundesliga goal against Bayern. And defender Marco Russ is sure that in "Fanis" of nodes already bursts in Mainz: "He has to simply clean the things."