Bayern of Munich Captain Philipp Lahm has identified a to offensive orientation as the main reason for the athletic plight of football Rekordmeisters.
Munich (SID) - Bayern of Munich Captain Philipp Lahm has identified a to offensive orientation as the main reason for the athletic plight of Rekordmeisters. "We have played very, very risky to the front, were this too far apart and have made it possible to too many chances to score the opponents", said on Wednesday the international and thus criticized the philosophy of coach Louis van Gaal dismissed over the weekend.
"I told my opinion always open and also the team has seen," said Lahm who praised the "honest communication" but at the same time with the Dutch and whose earned highlighted in last season.
"But the focus is always the success, especially with the FC Bayern." And if it missing, must be traded. "Everyone has to accept the decision", the 27-Jahrige before the important game carried out further Leverkusen (15.30/sky and Liga total!) on Sunday against Bayer.
Striker Mario Gomez has accepted the decision. However, Slugger was the best scorer of the season. "It is a pity that the Club for the second time makes this decision." "We wanted to us together and meet the objectives together," Gomez said.
That the premature termination of van Gaal early March has led to the break between the coach and team, Gomez did not deny: "If you know that the coach is gone, you have an alibi as players go." The 25 however dismissed speculation about problems within the team itself. "The team spirit is true."
Anyway, his attention focused on the spurt of the season. "We can no longer move it to others." "We have it in the hands," said Gomez, who categorically excluded a change also in the summer.
After a 1-1 against the 1. FC Nuremberg on Saturday, Bayern ranked four of the table are crashed. The minimum target of Champions League qualification is in danger. "We are committed that we reach third place." "Then I can look me in the next season", said Lahm.
The team is on the impetus of new coach Andries Jonker. "He has taken the responsibility." You will notice that much more is spoken on the course. "That's good," said Lahm, who wanted to express themselves not to the discussion of the goalkeeper: "both Jorg butt and Thomas power have the confidence of the team." "The decision is the coach."