It has become frosty in Berlin. As the footballer from Hertha BSC on Friday appeared to work in the morning, was over the Olympic site with a thin layer of snow. The temperature was below the freezing point, and if the weather forecast is true, it will remain in the coming days in much the same way. Skeptics see this as the appropriate image for the Situation at Hertha. The mood, the beginning of the season even more dazzling, at the end of the first half of the season, a little icy.
Manager Michael Preetz has to fall before Christmas the public Miss made known on the Performance of the team. After 1:3 defeat at Bayer Leverkusen at the conclusion of the preliminary round, he has criticized the appearance violently. "I've missed all of the attitude and willingness, and had said a few times in the past few weeks," Preetz. And even if since a few days have passed, it seems to Herthas Manager to have his opinion, not fundamentally revised. He added that he expects the team to a better back round, Preetz announced last week during an appearance at the German theatre. "This is a clear message that I will address to the team." What is now happening according to his testimony, also.
Pal Dardai: "We can not change a hundred times, the goal of the season"
it is necessary To operate not too big of a textual criticism to come out of such statements substantive differences to coach Pal Dardai read out. That he was not with just one point from the last three Games of the year 2018 happy that some of the performances of his team in the autumn, approximately at the relegation candidates in Düsseldorf (1:4) and Stuttgart (1:2), didn't like, that goes without saying. But Dardai has kept up with public scolding to his players. The balance of the preliminary round, "the 24 points this hurt misery", was "a big deal, people," he said on Friday in the press conference ahead of the away game in Nuremberg (Sunday, 15.30). Hertha will start Eighth in the second round, and is thus exactly in the target corridor, the Team for this season (top half of the table) has been inserted. "We can't change in the season a hundred times, the goal of the season," says Dardai. "And I also have to build any unnecessary pressure."Under pressure? Michael Preetz expected from the coach and his team again better results than the last photo: dpa
Almost four years, the Hungarian meanwhile, in the office. He has taken over the team in February 2015 in the highest Distress, before the descent saved and Hertha since then, a stable Bundesliga team. In none of the now four seasons the team came close to the relegation zone. If you look at the ten years before, this is quite a performance. But in the meantime, the claims seem to and from the club to be other: In the environment, the impatience grows.
Preetz called for in the summer and more
"The future belongs to Berlin," reads the Slogan of the Association. This attitude is difficult to place eight, nine or ten in the Bundesliga. The club aims to have a Higher level of Hertha has been reported in the pre-season a record sales, the club has bought all the shares back, to take the plans for a new stadium, and with the much better, ever more concrete forms. Behind this development, the Tenor, is not allowed to remain the team's back.
Manager Preetz has been calls in the summer from the coach team a more attractive style of play, in order to attract more spectators to the Olympic stadium. Pal Dardai has an empty criticism at the allegedly and purpose-oriented Occur and his team always angry reacts, if this criticism of journalists came. Want Preetz' he has expressed publicly never "I dream of a 5:0 in Nürnberg. I dream of the Europa League. I dream of the Champions League. This is the dreamer Dardai,“ he says. "But there is also the Dardai, who comes every day to Training and everything realistically evaluates."
The staff situation is expected to be significantly relaxed
The Realist in Dardai, regardless of the performance of his team stand on Sunday a difficult game at Nuremberg. The last table needed to Start the planned race to catch up, not necessarily a experience of success. Committed to the FCN will occur. "We have to take a bite in the back round," says Dardai. "But my players are just snappy. You can see that in Training.“
compared to The first half of the season has eased the staffing situation. Jordan Torunarigha will be after a horse kiss, probably, Karim Rekik is likely to start the match. On Friday Javairo Dilrosun for the first time again on the training ground. For the game in Nuremberg, he is still not an Option, other than Marko Grujic, wherein at least the nomination for the 18-squad is possible.
The mood on Friday in Training was cleaned up, it was laughing and still focused worked. And even if the temperature was icy: For the first Time in a small eternity, the place seemed to be on the ckendorff the sun from a blue sky. "For us, that was very nice, and gives us a good feeling," said Pal Dardai. "We want to take with me to Nuremberg."More about
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And, preferably, also from Nuremberg with bring home.