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FCB-PK in the live ticker: who solves the defense problem, Mr. Nagelsmann?


FC Bayern coach Julian Nagelsmann will answer journalists' questions at the first matchday press conference of the year on Wednesday. The live ticker for PK.

FC Bayern coach Julian Nagelsmann will answer journalists' questions at the first matchday press conference of the year on Wednesday.

The live ticker for PK.

  • The Bundesliga starts again:

    FC Bayern

    visit RB Leipzig on Friday.

  • Julian Nagelsmann gives a

    press conference

    on Wednesday : the FCB coach will speak about the game from 1.30 p.m.

  • The ex-RB Leipzig coach gives an

    update on his staff

    : four FCB stars are currently injured.

  • This ticker is continuously updated.

Update from January 18, 12:19 p.m .:

A little over an hour, then Julian Nagelsmann steps in front of the microphones for the first time this year for the matchday press round.

The head coach of FC Bayern will most likely answer questions about his squad and the line-up for the upcoming game at RB Leipzig, but the goalkeeping question will certainly be an issue.

After Manuel Neuer's injury, there is currently only one experienced keeper in the squad in Sven Ulreich, Nagelsmann recently called for a new keeper.

First report from January 18:

Munich – The Bundesliga starts with a top game on Friday.

At the start of the year, league leaders FC Bayern will face the current third-placed RB Leipzig, head coach Julian Nagelsmann's ex-club.

Munich are worried about injuries, especially in defense the coach has to come up with something.

FC Bayern: Press conference with Julian Nagelsmann live today – Munich want to continue running

Bayern go into the remaining 19 games with a four-point lead over second-placed Freiburg and six over Leipzig.

After the long World Cup break and the training camp in Qatar, the record champions want to continue the run from last year.

There have recently been ten wins in a row across all competitions.

The first and only game of the new year - a friendly against Red Bull Salzburg - ended 4:4.

Now things should go better against the Salzburg sister club.

The statistics speak for Bayern ahead of Friday night's game, Nagelsmann has won the three previous meetings against his former employer.

The last duel was at the beginning of the season, at the end of July the Supercup champions beat the cup winners 5:3.


Who does Julian Nagelsmann set up against his ex-club RB Leipzig?

© Frank Hoermann/imago

FC Bayern PK in the live ticker: Nagelsmann gives a personal update – four stars are currently missing injured

However, four players who were on the pitch in the last game against Leipzig will not be able to play.

Manuel Neuer is missing with a lower leg fracture, Sadio Mané is in rehab after inflaming his fibula head.

However, two failures in Bayern's defense are particularly painful. Lucas Hernández, who tore his cruciate ligament during the World Cup, and Noussair Mazraoui, who is out for weeks with an inflammation of the pericardium, are both particularly painful.

Bayern Munich squad for the 2022 season

Bayern Munich squad for the 2022 season

Nagelsmann is expected to give an update on his players, while he might also reveal some information about his line-up.

The extent to which the 35-year-old goes into detail will be revealed during the press conference.


List of rubrics: © Frank Hoermann/imago

Source: merkur

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