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Offbeat March: "That was the goal in front of the two games"

13:45  17 september  2021
13:45  17 september  2021 Source:   kicker.de

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after two rich defeats are RB Leipzig and Jesse Marsch on Saturday in Cologne under pressure. The coach believes in "the process".

Fordert Zusammenhalt in der Gruppe: Jesse Marsch. © Picture Alliance / dpa / dpa central picture requires cohesion in the group: Jesse Marsch.

RB Leipzig in Cologne Under pressure

On Saturday evening, Jesse Marsch expects "a good team" in Cologne, a "militant team". Even if Steffen Baumgart has asked for the day before to relate his FC to the emotional component.

for RB is "the situation clearly", as well as March knows: "We did not have the start we wanted. But the boys are ready, the mentality is still there." After three defeats from the first four league games and 3: 6 in Manchester on Wednesday, RB should win in Cologne in order not to increase the prevailing pressure.

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Even though March fades it and nothing wants to hear from "less self-confidence". "We have to learn from it," he says in terms of the two youngest bankruptcy. "That was the goal in front of the two games, and we did that." Meant is the learning process. "We believe in the process, and I think we have learned a lot. We need more concentration and discipline at the right moment."

double tip conceivable? Silva is "no pure switching player"

Who the US American sets up on Saturday, or if he might also change the system, he still left open. Also in terms of the previously rather luckless pusher André Silva. "In our idea of ​​football, switching is important," he says. "André is Clever, he's good in the penalty area, he's good in the combination. He has many footballing qualities." But: "He is not a pure switching player."

It would be conceivable that march may also play two lace and Silva as a support Yussuf Poulsen aside. Of course for the coach: "There are many tactical things" to discuss, "but that also has something to do with the will. We need stability."

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