Beckenbauer: Guardiola Failed? not
Munich – Bayern Munich football legend Franz Beckenbauer still supports Josep Guardiola as coach of the club. Although Bayern achievements in Europe in the care he arguably has not met expectations.
Guardiola is expected to bring Bayern dominated Europe as he had done for four years gush Barcelona. Domestic title was no longer “achievement” but it has something that must be earned.
So far, the Spanish coach has led Bayern retain the title of the Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal. In the second season too, Die Roten are close to three consecutive league titles and one step away from the DFB-Pokal final where they will face Borussia Dortmund in the last four.
However, in the Champions League Bayern have not been satisfactory. Having won the Treble in 2012-13, Philipp Lahm et al. failing only to the semi-finals next season after Real Madrid eliminated 0-4 on aggregate.
While in this season, Guardiola’s team in the quarterfinals likely aground after being defeated Porto 1-3 in the first leg. Bayern determination will be determined in the second leg tonight.
Issues sticking disharmony following the withdrawal of the medical team of Bayern, who has worked 40 years at the club. Reportedly, they were accused of being the culprit defeat of Bayern in the Champions League despite this issue rebuffed.
The future of Guardiola in Bavaria now beginning harassed. However, the Catalan coach insists he will remain at the Allianz Arena next season. Beckenbauer was still considered appropriate coach Guardiola.
“What Guardiola has failed? Do not. I think it is too drastic to make a claim like that,” said Beckenbauer told Bild.
“Of course you have to show the performance of the peak in the fall phase of the Champions League. We failed to achieve in three of four games. Bayern twice defeated Real Madrid in the last year. We have not forgotten the 0-4 defeat.”
“None of the Bayern players who reach level usually against Porto. But I can say one thing and it is that I am still very confident with Guardiola, in fact the situation is quite complicated,” Beckenbauer said.