Pal Dardai kept his word. The coach of Hertha BSC wanted to rehearse the preparation for the tournament, in addition to Hertha FC Bayern Munich, will host Fortuna Düsseldorf and Borussia Mönchengladbach took, especially, make use of various tactical means. In the semi-finals of the tournament, the games lasted only 45 minutes, offered the Hungarian a defensive three-chain, which was due to various injuries before week is not possible. Niklas Stark, Fabian Lustenberger and Jordan Torunarigha formed the Trio with the game of Gladbach, but then long problems and after 25 minutes had strengthened.
Until then, it always came back late in the game. Thorgan Hazard scored already after five minutes, the winning goal by a long shot. The permeability in the midfield, which had kritisert Dardai after the test match victory against Bielefeld, has been addressed only partially. Vladimir Darida gave after 27 minutes, a great chance for the equalizer. "There were moments where I was happy and there were moments where I didn't do it," said Pal Dardai after the game.
Michael Preetz: "still Have a lot to train"
much more reason to Annoy, offered the Trainer then the game for third place. Hertha lost to Fortuna Düsseldorf with 1:3. This time, Dardai tested the back four, in the Central defender Karim Rekik after two months break due to an injury his Comeback was celebrated. Pascal Köpke has brought in the comparison to the semi-finals on eleven Position changed Hertha morning in Front, then Dardais team slipping away from the game completely. A variety of defensive carelessness and Rekik caused Foul penalty invited the Rhine countries almost to their goals. Hertha came on the defensive as on the offensive hardly any resistance.In the spectator role: Hertha Berlin photo: dpa
presented against Düsseldorf on the defensive, uncertainly, "You saw that we have to train up to the rear round kick-off is still a lot," said Michael Preetz after that. The Berlin-based Manager calls on his team in the game more points than in the Hinserie, there were 24. The project is set to start on Sunday in Nuremberg, successful, Hertha occur in all aspects improved.