After seven Bundesliga matches, BVB are hoping for second place. Five out of seven matches have been received, now solely Union Berlin is forward of “Borussia”. In the worldwide break, Dortmund and their coach Edin Terjic can lastly take a deep breath and draw their first interim outcomes.
Normally, a busy schedule at BVB leaves Edin Terzic little time to speak. On Wednesday, the native of Menden made an exception and went to the “Ruhr Nachrichten”.
As a part of the “19:09 – Black and Yellow Talk” format, the 39-year-old defined intimately in regards to the begin of the Westphalia season, new arrivals and a few downside kids.
The reminiscences of the Revierderby towards Schalke are nonetheless very contemporary, Borussia narrowly however deservedly received 1-0 (0-0).
“It’s the most effective three factors you may get,” Terzic stated in his post-match press convention. The plan was to “ship a transparent and manageable recreation”. In the tip, you possibly can “win extra”.
Terzic needs to point out BVB jewels Moukoko “one thing that’s not good but”.
Substitute Youssoufa Moukoko was the hero for BVB as he transformed a header.
Terzic then advised his guardian that “an ideal burden fell on him.” The teenager was beforehand considered sad as he was often most popular to Anthony Modes.
“But at 17, it is my job to inform him what’s not good,” defined the coach.
BVB squad ‘nonetheless needs enchancment’
Overall, Terjic is happy with the beginning of the season, but in addition sees a number of areas that want enchancment.
“We need to discover a steadiness between assault and protection,” defined the Dortmund coach, who has not less than been comparatively profitable within the Bundesliga. After seven matches, the purpose distinction in response to the black-yellow perspective is 9:7.
Ideally, he would not see the entire group in any respect. “The group nonetheless needs to be optimized. It needs to be performed not via the switch market, but in addition on the coaching floor,” Terzic famous.
BVB downside boy Modeste ‘shall be our important striker’
Meanwhile, Terjic defended towards rising criticism of recent signing Anthony Modeste, who was introduced in at brief discover to interchange Sebastian Haller, who’s affected by testicular most cancers.
“Unfortunately, he solely had a short while to coach with us. We are proud of him,” stated the 39-year-old participant. “Anthony shall be our important striker. As a group, we should use his weapons. “
Jude Bellingham, alternatively, is already established as a weapon and regardless of his age, it’s onerous to think about a BVB midfield with out him.
“He stands for all the things we need to stand for. I do know what he has in him,” Terzic stated, however certified: “We discuss each day about what we are able to enhance.”
The indisputable fact that his prime performer may depart subsequent summer time – with half of the Premier League to meet up with Bellingham – is of no concern to Sauerland presently.
“I do not take into consideration provides. I’m blissful that he’s with us. I hope that he’ll stick with us for a very long time,” concluded Terzic.