Niko Kovac, the Job at FC Bayern Munich after the Mega-crisis in the autumn of real joy again. “You sleep a bit quiet, if you have less Stress,” said the 47-year-old coach after six Wins in the Bundesliga before the first home game of the year on Sunday (15.30 clock in the F. A. Z.-Liveticker for the football Bundesliga and Sky) against the time relegation threatened VfB Stuttgart.

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lean back, of course, can and the Croatian does not want to. The hunt for Borussia Dortmund and the preparation for the forthcoming knock-out games in the DFB-Pokal in Berlin against Hertha Berlin and the Champions League first knockout round against Liverpool FC require the highest concentration. Fumble is prohibited, still, Kovac recommends its Stars in Munich is also a shot of looseness: “We must not tense up.” The coach is on a line with CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, who had issued for the title fight and the BVB-hunting, the motto is: “We should deal with the subject relaxed.”

On the 19. Round the title-rivals now swap the roles. This time the Borussia in front of, for example, on Saturday against the table penultimate Hannover 96(15.30 clock in the F. A. live scores for the football Bundesliga and Sky). And Bayern have to respond 24 hours later on the result. “Personally, I prefer to play earlier,” said Kovac. The goal for the weekend is: “We want to stay tuned, you need to make pressure.” Because a BVB seems to slip-up is unlikely, trying to Kovac the competitors with praise to lull. “The BVB has a very talented, young team that has two, three of the older pillars. This is a team that doesn’t do much wrong.“

this is Exactly what happened to the Bayern in the first half of the season – especially in their own stadium, where it ranged in the eight games, only to 15 points. The return to home power is a matter for 2019, a Central theme. “We are already branded. We are against supposedly Weaker six points left,“ said Kovac at the dropouts against FC Augsburg (1:1), SC Freiburg (1:1) and Fortuna Düsseldorf (3:3). “We have a lot left in the Hinserie, this must not happen to us in the second round,” said goalkeeper Manuel Neuer.

Against Stuttgart could start the Siegerelf from Hoffenheim. Because Kovac sticks to the successful rotation of the stop from the first half of the Season. The captain Later asked about pre-insight in the actors, the insistence of James Rodríguez and the A-Team. “Any player who plays at Bayern Munich knows that there is a hard, difficult competitive struggle, that one or the other player is important, you must sit on the bench,” said New.Serge Gnabry is a muscle problem against Stuttgart as a top-class Joker. “VfB has a time, not so positive. He is struck. If we are going with seriousness into the game, we keep the points,“ said the national player of the bore in the youth of the VfB Jersey.

The cold Jérôme Boateng should, however, be. “The blood values were not so, there’s no risk,” said Kovac. Arjen Robben and Franck Ribéry return to your injuries at the earliest, in a week against Bayer Leverkusen in the Munich squad. Shortly before the expiration of the transfer period, Kovac has positioned itself clearly in the person of Renato Sanches. The 21-year-old Portuguese he wants to drag not at Paris Saint-Germain, with Coach Thomas Tuchel. “PSG is very interested. But I have clearly not said that Renato. I don’t want him to leave!“