The Frenchman, a former player for the Munich team, notices defensive failures in Niko Kovac’s team.
While Bayern Munich appears as a favorite in the semifinal of the UEFA champions league versus Olympique Lyon, Bixente Lizarazu he issued a warning to those led by Niko Kovac in relation to the defensive area.
“They didn’t play well and left some space”
The former side of the Bavarian team between 1997 and 2006 knows French football and that is why he highlights what Rudi García’s men can do, and therefore what the German champion should be alert to. “Lyon is going to have to put the same intensity, the same aggressiveness in midfield duels as against (Manchester) City, and it will have to be constantly dangerous in quick attacks,” he analyzed in L’Equipe.
“Because what saved them (Lyon) against City – and what Atalanta could not do against Paris Saint-Germain either – is that they suffered from not being able to find the place in the attacks,” he argued.
And based on Bayern, the world champion with France in 1998 said: “In the first half (against Barcelona) he made some quite unusual mistakes, the line-up did not play well and he left spaces. There were 20, 30 minutes in which they showed fragility “.
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