Ronald Koeman: Barcelona coach says they can cause Bayern problems
Koeman appeared in front of the press before the match against Bayern Munich.
Ronald Koeman appeared in front of the press before the match against Bayern Munich. The Dutch coach said that it is important to compete and that his side can cause problems for Bayern Munich.
Ronald Koeman on Bayern
Ronald Koeman said that Bayern is a side of great quality and experience. He said it will be a tough game and they want to get a good result in the opening fixture. The Dutch coach said that his squad has undergone changes and he sees Bayern as an interesting opponent from which he can measure where the team stands in terms of competitiveness.
Ronald Koeman on the keys to the game
Koeman said it is important for them to have the ball and look for spaces to bring it out from the back. He also said that his team should be aware of the quick transitions that Bayern can produce.
On his squad
The Dutch coach says he is a coach who gives youngsters chances and also stressed that the youngsters are the future of the club. He says that the club is in a difficult position but is improving.
The coach feels tomorrow is a good chance for his players to show that they can compete for top honors.
On the 8-2 defeat
Speaking about the 8-2 defeat that Bayern inflicted on Barcelona last time they met each other, Koeman said that it was hard on the players who played the game. However, Koeman feels that the players have a chance tomorrow to turn things around. Koeman said they have to play a high-tempo game to show off their style against Bayern. He claimed that Barcelona has technical players who can cause Bayern problems.