13 March 2012

Klopp yields to 'Guardiola method': "It is the greatest"

Nothing more, nothing less than Jurgen Klopp, coach of defending champion and leader of the Bundesliga, Borussia Dortmund, surrendered on Monday to play Barca of Guardiola.

"Pep Guardiola is the biggest," Klopp said flatly in an interview published in the magazine "Der Spiegel" when asked about what coach serves as a model.

"We also like them pressed immediately after losing the ball," said the coach of Borussia Dortmund, which is favored azulgrana game to legitimize the method: "It helps a player being able to say: look, make Barcelona the same."

Klopp is recognized that all parties can team azulgrana and that even before the Madrid classic visionary with all staff. "When Barcelona played against Real Madrid, we all sat together around a laptop and watch the game online," said the German, who jokingly said that all "curse" when the television signal is choppy.

Finally, he analyzed the failure of Dortmund in the Champions League, something he attributes to lack of experience: "Experience is something you can not learn by ear, you must live," he said. (via SPORT)