As of: February 12, 2024, 1:13 p.m
By: Joshua Eibl
In the 3-0 defeat against Leverkusen, FC Bayern Munich revealed a vulnerability that had not been seen for a long time.
After the game, Kimmich gave an insight into the condition of the team.
Leverkusen – This bankruptcy left its mark on FC Bayern Munich.
The bitter defeat on Saturday evening in Leverkusen was not just about the renewed setback in the fight for the German championship, but above all about the manner in which the 3-0 disaster occurred.
Kimmich criticizes the lack of coordination in the Bayern team
In the top game, Bayern were unimaginative with a new basic formation and, with just one measly shot on goal, they never gave the impression that they could pose a serious threat to Leverkusen.
This also made the Bayern players noticeably difficult.
“I don't have the feeling that we get along well with each other, that we play well together,” said Joshua Kimmich, complaining about the lack of coordination in the Bayern team after the defeat in the mixed zone - and this certainly suggests the inner workings of the team .
The record champions have to “improve this very, very quickly,” emphasized the 29-year-old.
Lack of coordination: FC Bayern goes swimming in Leverkusen.
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Kimmich defends coach Tuchel after Bayern's bankruptcy
However, it was not due to the tactical orientation.
“The coach adjusted us well.
At the end of the day we have to fill it with life,” emphasized Kimmich, defending coach Thomas Tuchel.
“Each of us is capable of implementing a different tactic and a different approach.
At least each of us should be able to do that,” criticized the national player.
After his shoulder injury, Kimmich himself did everything he could to be in the starting line-up against Bayer and was literally under electricity.
But in the end, Tuchel left him on the bench for 60 minutes and only trusted him after a 2-0 deficit.
Aleksandar Pavlovic played alongside Leon Goretzka in central midfield.
However, the homegrown team, which had recently performed strongly, was disappointing across the board (to the
After the game, Kimmich was deeply disappointed by Tuchel's decision not to start him.
His coach saw this as purely a precautionary measure.