After the 1-1 draw at the start of the Bundesliga season between Borussia Mönchengladbach and FC Bayern Munich, most of the participants were satisfied with the division of points. Gladbach’s captain Lars Stindl especially praises a teammate.
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Julian Nagelsmann (Bayern Munich coach) on …
… the game: “You’re never satisfied if you don’t win. We have to live with the point. In the end we had happy moments, Gladbach in the quarter of an hour after the break. We have to score a second and a third goal, there were great opportunities. It was wild and disheveled, there is a lot to analyze for a coach. “
… Bavaria’s potential for improvement: “We have to have a bit more position on the offensive in order to have a better structure and more calm in the game. In the end the field became very large, there was one counter situation after the other and only went back and forth, which was also due to the physical condition of the team Player was owed. We know we have a few more steps to take. “
… the controversial penalty scenes: “I haven’t looked at them yet. When there is so much discussion about it, it is often an indication that it can be given. It was two very intense actions with two very, very robust guys.”
M’Gladbach – Bayern Munich: “Spectacular opening game seen”
Adi Hütter (coach Borussia Mönchengladbach): “We saw a spectacular opening game. The beginning and the end belonged to us, in between Bayern were strong and Yann Sommer saved us. In the second scene you can give penalties. In the end we had it in our own hands Bayern have their chances. Still, I’m happy with this first game. “
Yann Sommer (Borussia Mönchengladbach): “Our initial phase was great, we put a lot of pressure on and gave Bayern difficult tasks. After that we became more defensive and then it’s difficult against such a team. We knew we had to survive a lot of Bayern waves. That turned out well. We had two or three huge chances in the second half. It was a deserved point. “
Lars Stindl (Borussia Mönchengladbach): “We set off fireworks for the first quarter of an hour, madness. After that we paid a little tribute, of course Bayern have quality and have opportunities. But Yann Sommer was world class.”
M’Gladbach – Bayern Munich: “Can’t complain when there’s a whistle”
Leon Goretzka: “It was a typical opening game with a hectic start. Then we fell behind, then we had the game better under control and we had a lot of good chances in the second half. We have to score, then we’ll win the game.”
… about the penalty situations: “We can’t complain if there is a whistle. I wouldn’t whistle the second one. It was definitely not a happy point for us.”
Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern Munich): “It was an intense game with lots of chances on both sides. It wasn’t a perfect performance, lots of easy mistakes.”