At 1: 2 in Leverkusen, only a few Bayern players are ready to fight, which enrages sports director Salihamidzic. Before the summit with league leaders Dortmund in two weeks, the Munich pursuers are busy – and with fundamental questions.
Philipp Selldorf, Leverkusen
The man and his companions approached with quick and jagged steps, according to the sound someone was walking in high tension. Not nervous, but angry. You’d think this was where the CEO would rush off with his orderly officers to a meeting that was guaranteed to be no fun for the rest of management. Ultimately, however, the half-gallop general manager was just the coach Julian Nagelsmann, who walked the aisles of the BayArena in Leverkusen after attending the press conference, his last duty.