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Matchball against the rivals: FC Bayern already hot on the BVB

At the end of a heavy football week Julian Nagelsmann had a good mood and felt anticipation.

“Important for us that we now have this matchball game at home against Dortmund,” said the coach of FC Bayern Munich. “That’s a good job that does not exist so often. We look forward to it.”

Thanks to the 3-0 success against Arminia Bielefeld, Bayern can perfectly make their tenth German championship in series with BVB with a victory in the Bundesliga summit meeting.

NEW: “You have to look forward”

Five days after the harsh from the quarterfinals of the Champions League against FC Villarreal, the Catacombs of the Bielefeld Stadium also provided positive thoughts at Thomas Müller. “For us it was tremendous that we get the matchball,” said the ur-Bayer. “That can be an emotional highlight again.” Müller spoke of emotionally difficult past days.

National Torwart Manuel Neuer was also satisfied with the success without great splendor on the Alm. “I believe that today we showed a good face, a good reaction,” he said. How much the Königsklassen-K.O. The German record champion meets, but also became clear on Sunday evening. “Of course we are still disappointed, that’s clear,” newly said. “But what do you want to do? You have to look forward.”

The view for the Bayern now offers the hotly renewed German football blast. First about second – more does not work. A championship celebration of Bavaria after the game next Saturday night against the permanent rivals would make the fans particularly happy and that this weekend at the 6-1 against the VfL Wolfsburg so strong BVB probably meet.

Bielefeld in the middle of the relegation battle

Very different worries has Bayern’s Easter opponent Bielefeld. Only one point brought the Arminia from the past seven lots and is table top last after the 30th matchday. The residue on the relegation place is two, which on the 15th rank three counters.

After all, the performance improved compared to the 0: 4 in Wolfsburg against the football heavyweight from Munich a little courage. “We have to give us a buoyancy,” said midfielder Manuel Prietl: “That we have fought together.”

Bielefeld arrives on Saturday at 1. FC Cologne. Subsequently, the Arminia receives in the relegation champion duel Hertha BSC. “We have to play full of victory,” said offensive player Patrick Wimmer. “We have to keep this fighting. We need points, which is no longer counting now.”

Whether someone else from the numerous Bielefelder for the final spurt still comes back to someone is open. After the head injuries of Club record scorer Fabian Klos and center-back Cédric Brunner, Fabian Kunze in the head and neck area caught on Sunday. Jacob Laursen had to go into the first round against Bayern as well as injury.