Borussia Dortmund is in a disappointing sixth place with 25 points. The gap to leaders Bayern Munich is nine points. No reason for Niklas Süle to bury his head in the sand. The defender believes in a comeback.
Borussia Dortmund is in a disappointing sixth place with 25 points. The gap to leaders Bayern Munich is a whopping nine points. No reason for Niklas Süle to bury his head in the sand. The defender believes in a comeback.
“The table situation is only a preliminary one,” emphasized Süle to the world on Sunday. “I can still remember well that BVB was nine points ahead of Bayern and that Bayern finally became champions after all.”
The new signing, who left Bayern Munich in the summer and joined BVB, admitted that he was surprised by his new club’s poor first leg. At the same time, he put the sometimes disappointing performances into perspective: “Illnesses, injuries, we are also in the middle of a change. There were a number of new players, a new coaching staff, new staff members, there was a change in the position of sports director. It was clear that it will take time to find everything.”
Süle: “Far from giving up goals”
But it is also true that Dortmund “went through our own fault many games that we shouldn’t have lost.” Everyone is aware of that. The team must question itself and try to do better than before.
Specifically, the native of Frankfurt complained about the lack of consistency, which was fatal to BVB again and again. “Unfortunately, there were too many games in which we didn’t succeed in following our plan. It cost us a lot of points that we only played 50 or 70 minutes, but not 90 minutes plus stoppage time,” he said the national player.
If the black and yellow can improve in this area, nothing stands in the way of a successful second half of the season. “We’re a long way from giving up our goals. We’re in the round of 16 in the Champions League, we’re through in the DFB Cup, and we want to climb the Bundesliga table,” announced Süle.
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