Curious: FCK trainer Schuster praises every HSV player for a top match

Actually, yes actually, Dirk Schuster was only asked about Aaron Opoku at the pre-match press conference on HSV on Saturday (8:30 PM / live ticker on MOPO.de). The coach of 1. FCK then answered the corresponding question, but that did not finish his opening sentence, which was quite unique in form.

He went through the HSV formation one after the other and found praise for almost everyone. First for Daniel Heuer Fernandes (“extremely good at building the game”), then also for Sebastian Schonlau and Mario Vuskovic (“can hit a good knife”) and for Jonas Meffert, from Schuster’s point of view an “experienced, smart, ripped off and clean footballer”. .

Lautern’s coach Dirk Schuster is enthusiastic about HSV

He sees HSV not only being “spoiled” in the back left, where Tim Leibold currently has “one of the best defenders in the second division” on the bench, but also at the front left, where a “great goalscorer” like Sonny Kittel might not play once. .


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Anyway, László Bénes and Ludovit Reis are “assets when it comes to boosting the game”, Bakery Jatta is blessed with “extremely high speed” and Robert Glatzel just knows “where the ball is” with his “cruel” movement in the penalty Surface. You almost forgot what Schuster said about Opoku at the beginning of his six-minute monologue.

Schuster is relaxed about ex-HSV professional Opoku

He noticed that the winger, who was ready to play again against his old club, was “deeply relaxed” during the week. “In some situations in training he may have been too relaxed,” said Schuster, who is convinced at the same time in view of the ex-HSV professional: “We are confident that he will master the challenge at his ex-club, even if the return will be very emotional for him.”

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The 54-year-old is sure that the guest appearance in the Volkspark will be a very difficult one for his team as a whole. “This overall mix at HSV, of the individual quality but also how they came to roll together, is definitely the best second division has to offer,” said Schuster, who is the “absolute favorite for promotion” at HSV. . And so predict: “This is a huge task for us.”

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