At FC Bayern everything revolves around the Champions League hit against FC Barcelona. Hansi Flick and Thomas Müller classify the game at the press conference.
- Champions League * : FC Bayern will meet FC Barcelona in the quarter-finals in Lisbon on Friday (9 p.m., here in the live ticker) .
- Before that, there was trouble because of Michael Cuisance - the focus is on Javi Martinez * .
- FCB coach Hansi Flick spoke at the press conference on Thursday about the injury situation and Barca star Messi.
FC Bayern: Flick sees duel at eye level against Barcelona
Update from August 13, 8:11 p.m.: This means that the second round of questions is over, without anything really illuminating. After all: As far as personnel are concerned, Bayern can draw on the full, apart from Pavard.
Update from August 13th, 8:10 pm: Which team is the favorite? “I think both teams have tremendous quality in the squad. When teams like this meet, a little bit of luck can make the difference . Want to force that. "
Update August 13, 20:08: About the strengths and weaknesses of Barca do not want to really talk Flick. “Barcelona have inspired a lot of coaches with the way they play. They have world class games in their ranks, tremendous quality and a world class keeper. We know that they also have enormous experience. ”In addition to Messi and ter Stegen, Flick also lists Pique, Busquets, Rakitic and Suarez.
Update from August 13th, 8:07 pm: What does he expect from Thiago ? “It's not just a special game for him, but for all of us. That not only helps us as a team, but also every single one. ”The future of the Spaniard is being put on the back burner.
FC Bayern: Flick wants to ignite pressure on Messi
Update from August 13, 8:06 p.m.: How can Messi be stopped? "It's about playing smart, recognizing spaces, putting pressure on him and winning the duels."
Update from August 13, 8:05 p.m .: Can Coman play from the start? "He's fit and that's why he's an absolute option for the starting XI." A wonderfully bland statement.
Update from August 13, 8:03 p.m.: What is the situation in terms of personnel? The game comes too early for Pavard , he should take the next step after the game. Otherwise, all Bayern professionals are ready to play against Barca.
Update from August 13, 8:01 p.m.: Is Lewandowski better than Messi? “You can't compare the two players. Lewandowski is absolutely world class as a penalty area striker and guarantees us goals. Messi is an exceptional player and I don't know if there has ever been a player like that. ”You can tell that Flick was attracted to Messi's special skills.
Update from August 13th, 8:00 p.m.: There it is already. Flick is ready for questions.
FC Bayern: Müller brushes aside Flick praise
Update from August 13, 7:59 p.m.: With this, Müller says goodbye. Now we are waiting for the trainer.
Update from August 13, 7:58 p.m .: What does a special praise from Flick mean to him? "In German usage there is certainly a praise hidden behind it, but in the end he only said that I am unique and not to be copied ." With a wink, he adds that he will endeavor to give Flick a more detailed praise next time will give.
Update from August 13, 7:55 p.m.: Next question - now it's about Messi's qualities. “You don't defend against Messi alone, but as a team. If the first one doesn't win the ball, the next one comes and if he doesn't, the first one is there again. ”Müller also admits that it is“ exciting to see how it works ”.
Update from August 13, 7:53 p.m.: How does he see the competition with Coutinho and his chances? Müller is “happy that he is part of our team in the knockout phase. Everyone knows its extravagant quality. "He also points out that substitutes often decide games.
FC Bayern: Müller does not expect an open exchange of blows against Barcelona
Update from August 13, 7:50 p.m.: What kind of game does Müller expect? “There are two teams on the pitch who love to play with the ball .” The aim is to “make the possession game as uncomfortable as possible for the opponent”. FC Bayern does not want an open exchange of blows. "We all know that there are no walk-ins on the other side."
Update from August 13th, 7.47 p.m.: First of all, it's about his upcoming 113th CL game , with which Müller surpasses Lahm. "It's a transitory station for me, I still plan to play for a few more years and I hope that there will be a few more Champions League games." "Not much to do" with the game itself.
Update from August 13, 7.46 p.m.: Thomas Müller is ready and waiting for questions from journalists.
Update from August 13th, 7:35 p.m.: In a few minutes, Hansi Flick and Thomas Müller will be ready to give a preview of the game on Friday evening. Let's see what's on the table besides the sporty.
Update from August 13, 3:43 p.m.: The big game is getting closer: FC Bayern Munich will face FC Barcelona in the Champions League on Friday. Coach Hansi Flick is expected to attend the press conference beforehand.
What will the coach talk about? Possibly about Benjamin Pavard: The FCB defender now explained why he recently ended his training so quickly. Also spicy: A telling phone call with his predecessor.
FC Bayern: Press conference with coach Hansi Flick in the live ticker
First report from August 12th: Munich / Lisbon - FC Bayern Munich * is rumbling . Far away from Säbener Strasse in Munich * . And that just before the Champions League quarter-finals in Lisbon against FC Barcelona (Friday, 9 p.m., here in the live ticker).
FC Bayern versus FC Barcelona: press conference with Bayern coach Hansi Flick
In focus: Michael Cuisance and Javi Martinez . What came out later: The only 20-year-old Frenchman apparently complained that the 31-year-old Spaniard was substituted for Chelsea (4-1) instead of his.
ℹ Just a precaution: @AlphonsoDavies did not train today due to problems with the adductors. pic.twitter.com/ggKXpkjTGx- FC Bayern Munich (@FCBayern) August 12, 2020
Martinez will probably leave Bayern after eight years after the Champions League tournament . The action against the Londoners was therefore probably his last competitive game in the FCB dress in the Allianz Arena .
Press conference with Hansi Flick in the live ticker: What does the Bayern coach say about Michael Cuisance?
What does Bayern coach Hansi Flick * think of the Cuisance outburst? The 55-year-old from Baden will reveal it to the game on Thursday at the press conference (probably around 7 p.m.). Just as severe as Alphonso Davies' symptoms are - the Canadian was unable to train on Wednesday due to problems with the adductors.
FC Bayern could do the whole big thing in the premier class in the coming days, but Hansi Flick is already looking ahead to the next season. The FCB coach calls for newcomers * to continue to dream of the triple.
The final training of the German record champions will take place in the Portuguese capital at 7.30 p.m. Before that, Flick will be available to answer questions at the PK.
Press conference with Hansi Flick in the live ticker: FC Bayern dreams of winning the Champions League
The showdown against Lionel Messi and Barca will follow on Friday evening (9 p.m.) in Benfica's Estádio da Luz . It should be the next step on Bavaria's path to the triple 2020. Just as Hansi Flick likes . (pm) * tz.de is part of the Germany-wide Ippen-Digital editors network