Bundesliga: Leverkusen game as a danger: Nagelsmann has confidence

Bundesliga: Leverkusen game as a danger: Nagelsmann has confidence

Leverkusen game as a threat: Nagelsmann has confidence

Bayern Munich's Matthijs de Ligt (r) has seen four yellow cards so far this season.  Photo: Sven Hoppe/dpa

Bayern Munich’s Matthijs de Ligt (r) has seen four yellow cards so far this season. photo

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Just don’t get a yellow card. Three Bayern stars will probably pay particular attention to this in the duel in Leverkusen. The next comeback is approaching for Sadio Mané.

At this risk for three of his stars Julian Nagelsman At least not at the start of the game the Bundesliga classic against Borussia Dortmund in mind.

Leon Goretzka, Matthijs de Ligt and Leroy Sané would have to face another warning in the evening (5:30 p.m. / DAZN) against Bayer Leverkusen on April 1 in the top game against the BVB watch. All three football professionals have seen four yellow cards so far this season.

“It’s about, Leverkusen to defeat. We can’t sit back. I bring the players in the best form, regardless of who is threatened with a yellow card suspension or not,” announced Nagelsmann. You have to focus on the topicality and day-to-day business, after that you can think about BVB. In between there is the international break.

“Of course you would like against Dortmund the maximum staff there,” said the Munich coach. However, you can’t always prevent a yellow card. “But my players are intelligent enough,” said Nagelsmann. Depending on the score, he is considering early substitutions allowed, you can react to it. But not in the first place.”

Mane can hope for a comeback

Munich will have to do without Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting in Leverkusen due to back problems. Nagelsmann hopes the 33-year-old striker can train again during the international break and then play against Dortmund. Against Bayer, the Senegalese Sadio Mané is again a candidate for a place in the top attack.

Africa’s footballer of the year wants to get a good feeling for his international comeback. The 30-year-old was called up by national coach Aliou Cissé for the international matches against Mozambique just in time for the weekend. Senegal wants to take another step towards the 2024 Africa Cup of Nations. There Mané & Co. start as defending champions.

The summer addition from Liverpool FC, which cost around 30 million euros, injured his fibula head shortly before the World Cup. He had to have an operation and missed the tournament in Qatar. Without their best player, Senegal’s team reached the round of 16 but were eliminated by England.


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