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Niko Kovac addresses brawl between Robert Lewandowski and Kingsley Coman

Bayern Munich’s coach said the incident between Lewandowski and Coman has been put to rest, and the players are sorry that it happened.

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Bayern Munich coach Niko Kovac addressed the training ground melee between Robert Lewandowski and Kingsley Coman at his weekly press conference. Kovac argued that the fight will not leave any lingering issues.

The 47-year-old coach acknowledged the incident and talked through how he handled the fallout, including how the situation was ultimately resolved (AZ):

First of all, since everyone is undoubtedly waiting for it: there was an incident at training yesterday that I’d like to comment on briefly. A fight broke out between two players who were mentioned by name. The three of us discussed it after training.

The two apologized for their behavior; they’re sorry that it came to that. That is why there will not be any fine, because the boys understand [it was wrong]. And understanding is good. Hence the matter has been put to rest.

When asked about how the fight started, Kovac spoke plainly:

Training. There are emotions in training. You can also see it positively: We have life!

Given Kovac’s summary, it appears that the issue has been completely resolved and both Lewandowski and Coman have moved on.

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