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Bayern Munich manager Hansi Flick expects a better performance in the Club World Cup finale

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Hansi Flick was “satisfied” with Bayern Munich’s effort against Al Ahly, but knows the team can play better.

Al Ahly SC v FC Bayern Muenchen - FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020 Photo by Simon Holmes - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images

Bayern Munich manager Hansi Flick knows a thing or two about winning. In watching his team dominate Al Ahly, the 55-year-old skipper could see that despite how his team exerted itself on the opposition, the Bavarians were not quite hitting their collective stride.

“I’m glad we won the game. We all noticed that the journey wasn’t perfect,” said Flick (as captured by Tz). “In that respect, I am satisfied. But we also know that we have made life difficult for ourselves. I expect that we will do better in the final.”

In that aforementioned finale, Flick’s squad will face a hungry and eager Tigres squad from Mexico. Clearly, this match will not be a walk in the park.

Al Ahly SC v FC Bayern Muenchen - FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020
“Utah, gimme two” — Hansi Flick (probably)
Photo by M. Donato/FC Bayern via Getty Images

“They are really very dynamic and athletic. We will prepare for it,” Flick said.

Even with his team not hitting on all cylinders and a daunting task in the final ahead of it, Flick was simply happy to see the presence of fans in the stands once more.

“It’s nice, there was also more of an atmosphere,” Flick said of the match against Al Ahly. “But you also needed a little more of a voice (to communicate). We all hope that we will soon be able to play in front of fans again in the Bundesliga.”