Julian Nagelsmann lays down a great value on the defensive behavior. The coach of Bayern wants to reduce the goals of his team compared to the past season, as he approached the Champions League against FC Barcelona (Tue, 9 pm in the Liveticker in the interview with uefa.com before the start of the Champions League.
It’s about shutting down the contrary. Last year there were too many goals. Too many games were too intense and then in the Crunch-Time phase, so in March and April, a lot of injured, said Nagelsmann .
Last season, in the second leg of the Champions League quarter forces against PSG with Robert Lewandowski, Niklas Süle, Serge Gnabry and Leon Goretzka, fell four power carriers. In addition, Douglas Costa, Corentin Tolisso and Marc Roca were not ready for use. In the end, despite a 1-0 victory in Parc de Princes, the record champion ruled out due to the 2-3 home defeat in the first leg.
If you are too often behind and have a lot of investing, you may be missing a few grains in April. The aim must be that some games are easier to go from his hand. Then we can put the maximum power in the really big games, said Nagelsmann.
In addition, he wants to operate with his team of variable. That can be a different basic order or a different start-up behavior. We do not always want to play the same boot, said the 34-year-old.
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So far, the record champion under the new coach this season was mostly in the 4-2-3-1 system. From the six compulsory matches under Nagelsmann, five victories and a draw result.