No fewer than ten Rheindyby studied Stefan Effenberg in the Bundesliga for Borussia Mönchengladbach against the 1st FC Cologne in the 1980s and 1990s. The former Gladbach captain knows the great importance of this duel. With the performance of his ex-club on the last Saturday against the Cologne (1: 3), Effenberg went into court accordingly.
“I saw the 1: 3 against the 1st FC Cologne and was speechless. That was under all sow,” said the 54-year-old in his clarity in his “studied Stefan1” column.
Especially with the lack of use and the defective body language of the Gladbacher, Effenberg did not agree at all: “In such derbies, the hut must burn. It is not so about the tactical, but about that everyone is ready from the first minute to be there, you have not seen that at all. “
On the contrary: The team of head trainer Adi Hütter was completely beside in the first half in Borussia-Park and in front of the side change with 0: 3 in arrears. The fact that the game was still comparatively harmless after 90 minutes with 1: 3, was more on the numerous exuberant Cologne scorchancies than on a serious volume of foal elf against the Domstädter.
Effenberg appeals to Gladbach leadership: “Must separate from players”
EFFEFENBERG expects clear consequences both within the squad and in the club leadership: “It will also have to give changes in the team. You have to separate from players who are not ready to go permanently to limit. And then you have to go Put fingers in the wound. I expect that from those responsible, “said the longtime midfielder of the Borussen.
During the 1st FC Cologne four gaming days before the end of the season still plays the entry into the Europa League, Borussia Mönchengladbach ranks as the eleventh in the noble country of the Bundesliga table.