When Bayern Munich head coach Thomas Tuchel analyzes his squad’s upcoming match against FC Augsburg, he sees a very complex opponent, capable of walking into the Allianz Arena and scoring an upset.
“Augsburg have changed their style a bit, they put more emphasis on passing and possession. They have changed their formation, we expect some man-marking. We expect a mix of a strong counter-attacking team and combination football. We need solutions and are preparing the team for it. Now we have two days to prepare intensively for the game,” said Tuchel said.
A key theme for Bayern Munich with this match will be to avoid a letdown. After scoring a hard-fought 4-0 victory over Werder Bremen last weekend, the Bavarians — like in any August match — could be in danger of facing off with a hungrier, more focused team.
With the massive edge in talent and depth, however, it will be up to Tuchel to help draw the best out of his boys on Sunday.
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