Joachim Low has lamented the decline of morals in the Bundesliga. "Unfortunately there are encounters that frantically run through provocations of some players in the League again and again."
Hamburg (SID) - football national coach Joachim Low has lamented the decline of morals in the Bundesliga and the provocateurs on the pillory. "Unfortunately there are encounters that frantically run through provocations of some players in the Bundesliga again and again." "This means the loss of the quality of football", wrote in a column for the sport Bild Loew: "therefore, I think: actors who provoke the opponents with slogans, kicks to the foot or constant Jersey plucking on the square, damaging a successful game."
In the Bundesliga, above all Defender Maik Franz Eintracht Frankfurt has the reputation of an agitator. However, Low wanted to use a player from the elite class not as a negative example. The Manager instead referring to the Englishman Peter Crouch by the Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur. Crouch had seen the yellow card in the quarter-finals of the Champions League with Real Madrid after two rough fouls within a few minutes in the beginning.
"Who is playing so, must live with the consequences for himself and his team and is also to blame, if the game negative", said Loew, the midfielder Sven Bender of the leader led Borussia Dortmund as a positive example: "He is class in the conquest of the ball", fulfills its mission, claimed not to referee decisions and also provoked not the enemy. "He focuses only on his task."
A similar good testimony exhibited his national team players Sami Khedira and Philipp Lahm Loew: "You focus on the football and fall on by a large theatrics or unnecessary fouls."