Sport Kuntz: "Hopefully the famous shot in front of the bug"
Player Whisperer Kuntz: With team spirit to the Olympic title?
replace with other German athletes, eat together in the big mensa and admire the houses of other nations. © Arne Dedert / DPA Plausle with the Routinians: DFB-Coach Stefan Kuntz (L-R) with Maximilian Arnold and Max Kruse. The German footballers were allowed to taste the Olympia air for the first time in their visit to the Olympic village on Tuesday. "It was fascinating," Max Kruse said after the team training. especially exciting it was according to coach Stefan Kuntz to meet other athletes.
DFB team must significantly increase
Although there must be some hope in the meantime, as Nadiem Amiri (57.) and Ragnar Ache (83.) with efficiency a 0-3 residue for Richarlison's triple packed: Kuntz admitted that Brazil "could have achieved even more goals". The 58-year-old coach was, especially in the first section, witness a very weak idea of his protégés. "We had too many misplaces in the game build-up and have enabled the opponent of counteraktions," Kuntz criticized in the interview with the ARD after the game. "In addition, we had no access and - that's what I say due to the timing of preparation without allegation - physical deficits."
The Bundesliga left Kuntz against the wall
coach Stefan Kuntz meets at the Olympics from the German footballer no fault, sport1 editor-in-chief Pit Gottschalk. © Provided by sport1.de The Bundesliga dropped Kuntz against the wall Unlike national coach Joachim Löw you may not make Stefan Kuntz a reproach for the surprising preliminary round . The Junior National Trainer has become the victim of a dangerous development in professional football at the Olympic Games: the Bundesliga has left his team Germany.
Müller preserves Germany before a higher residue
that Brazil is already much further, was evident: "On the other hand, we have seen what good preparation is." The Selecao, which had come together before the tournament for weeks, was certainly in conjunction and much lively than the German player and operation several times opportunity gourmet: The German Keeper Florian Müller ("We did not come to the two-fighting"), among other things, a trademeter Against Herthas Matheus Cunha (45. + 2) and thus prevented a 0: 4 pause level. The 2: 4 was unable to prevent the New Stuttgart, the decision worried Leverkusens Paulinho in the 2000th time (90. + 4) - before the DFB-EC has remained without an opportunity for an undeserved balance. Checkout now means the motto. "As a coach, you hope that that was the famous shot in front of the bug," said Kuntz.
"Then I'm going to think": Kuntz leaves future open
after the Olympic © Picture Alliance / DPA Makes Thoughts: Stefan Kuntz. "My body gives clear signals that he is on the border. I may now drive two weeks away, turn off the phone. Then I'm going to think about my future," said the 58-year-old before returning to Germany "Picture". already right after the 1: 1 against the Ivory Coast Kuntz had reacted evasive to the question of his future.
"We could have changed more today for reasons of performance." (Stefan Kuntz)
Single players did not want to criticize. Specifically addressed to the replacement of Amos Pieper at the break, the coach said: "We could have changed more today for reasons of performance." The fact that he did not brought Arnold from the field before his yellow-red card (63.), Kuntz chokes himself. "What agree with me is, I should have taken out Maxi Arnold earlier. We wanted to make the change and I thought it is no more critical situation." I attach to myself. " It is now his job to restore the team so that it could show better performance in the next games. On Sunday (13.30 clock Mesz) Saudi Arabia waits before it goes against the Ivory Coast on Tuesday (10 o'clock Mesz).
Kruse in the second group game Captain .
Max Kruse will lead the German footballers in the second group game of the Olympic tournament as captain. The Union player represents the blocked Maximilian Arnold. © Provided by sport1.de Kruse in the second group game Captain attacker Max Kruse will lead the German footballers in the second group game of the Olympic tournament as captain. of the 33-year-old represents Maximilian Arnold, who had seen the yellow-red card against Brazil at 2: 4 and is locked on Sunday against Saudi Arabia ( 13.3