Self-destructive excuses in relegation battle
For the self-proclaimed “Big City Club” the situation is becoming increasingly threatening. But coach Dardai and sports director Friedrich continuously provide the team with alibis in the relegation battle with negligent rhetoric.
DLooking at the table does not yet create anxiety in the coach. Although Pal Dardai is still waiting for the small break in the form of a victory, the Hungarian thinks the performance of his team is basically okay. “From my point of view it was a good game,” he said after Hertha’s 3-0 (0-1) against RB Leipzig. “We have to improve ahead. But I am not negative. I don’t panic at all. “
After all, the trainer, who was celebrated as an old new savior after his return campaign to the head coach, is optimistic. But after just one point from four games, his heart club, the self-proclaimed “Big City Club” and candidates for a place in the European Cup 2021/22, threatens to move into the second division. Hertha BSC has only one more point than the Mainz team, who are in relegation position 17. And on Saturday, after the tasks against Frankfurt, Bayern, Stuttgart and Leipzig, the next top team: VfL Wolfsburg.
The se weeks we have the Champions League mode, “said Dardai about the scheduling challenges:” I said from the start, folks, if someone has seen the game plan, if someone sees that the players are chosen for other dreams, then we knew it would be more difficult. “
This is exactly where the great malaise of the Berliners can be made out. For the tough relegation battle, Dardai’s team seems insufficiently equipped. In the weeks of truth, however, it is doubtful whether it is wise to speak this openly. Sports director Arne Friedrich had already said before the game kicked off on Sunday in the local Olympic Stadium: “This squad is not designed for the relegation battle.”
The protagonists on the navigating bridge negligently provide the team with an alibi for bankruptcies. True to the motto: We are artists on the pitch and not painter.
Problems in the struggle for existence
This was also evident against Leipzig. Professionals like Matheus Cunha, Dodi Lukebakio, Krzysztof Piatek or Mattéo Guendouzi, who has strangely wandered off after being substituted on, seem to have not yet recognized the seriousness of the situation. While the table penultimate Mainz is currently showing how hard work can give you chances of staying in the class, and for Arminia from Bielefeld, who is on the relegation rank, the goal of non-relegation has been exclusively valid since matchday one, a troop like Hertha has problems to struggle for existence recognize and ultimately accept.
The re is not much time left for a turnaround. That applies to Khedira and Hertha BSC.