for a minute and continue: After returning from a sweaty training camp driving in the state of Qatar to the winter in Bavaria was disappointed in Niko Kovac and his players a free day to relax. On the weekend it goes for the Munich Stars in Training, and tournament participation. Then, the Dortmund-fighter at the Telekom Cup in Dusseldorf, the League samples-case of an emergency. The only Test in the short winter break before the tricky second round start at 1899 Hoffenheim will be given a high importance. “It is important that we start well in the second round. Everyone knows what it is,“ said sporting Director Hasan Salihamidzic.

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the Especially since Friday it is clear that coach Kovac must be found on the Central ten-Position, such as fears of alternative solutions. Because Thomas Müller is suspended after his Red card in the 3:3 against Ajax Amsterdam in the Champions League by Uefa as feared for both eighth-final matches against Liverpool. Well tweeted Müller wrapped up in coat, hat and scarf on Friday a photo of himself in the deep snow. As he beamed into the camera. The Two-game suspension at the cracker against Liverpool clouded his mood. Meekly, you want to accept that neither he nor his club. At least in the return game against Jurgen Klopp’s Team at 13. March in the Munich Arena, the 29 wants to be-Year-old.

FC Bayern and Müller “will appeal to the Uefa appeal against the verdict,” the record champion. Müller had seen after “a hard, but accidental” Kick to the head of Ajax defender Nicolas Tagliafico a Red card. Muller apologized to the Argentines who, after the Foul in the 75. Minute more to play, and even the 3:3 for Ajax was able to achieve. In the Telekom Cup on Sunday (12.45 PM Sat.1) is Müller. At the tournament (game time 45 minutes each) meet Bayern for the kick-off to Fortuna Düsseldorf. The second semi-final to deny Borussia Mönchengladbach and Hertha BSC. Against all three Teams, the Bayern have had goofed in the Bundesliga-first half of the season. Against Düsseldorf, there was a 3:3 against Hertha (0:2) and Gladbach (0:3) was lost.

Now just restart 2019 against Hoffenheim. The first round round could provide information as to whether Bayern can catch up on the Six-point deficit on the autumn Champions Borussia Dortmund and for an exciting title fight. “We always strive to achieve the maximum success. We have a lot in the game and want to get three points in Hoffenheim,“ said captain Manuel Neuer attack funny.

If the Bayern and Julian Nagel’s hope Heimer a victory present, this would increase the pressure on the BVB immediately. The championship favourite has to compete the next day at the table the fourth RB Leipzig, which is also a very difficult away task. In Qatar, Bayern have trained exclusively and no test matches. “We are in good shape,” says Müller. “The guys were very focused on the case,” said Kovac. We have implemented the intended “focus all”, said the Trainer. Salihamidzic-liked as a permanent observer of what he saw in Doha on a daily basis on the court: “We had high loads.”

The tournament in Düsseldorf is expected to the index finger for weeks until the Liverpool-firecracker (first leg 19. February). On the outer tracks Arjen Robben (given the failures of the veterans at the end of the thigh irritation) and Franck Ribéry (hamstring), the Youngster Kingsley Coman and Serge Gnabry initially, the first choice. The highly-acclaimed canadian winter access Alphonso Davies (18) could make his debut. James Rodríguez after his knee injury back in shape. The Colombian is considered to be Topkandidat for the representative role of Müller in the Offensive against Liverpool.