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It's too early to talk about crisis, says Ancelotti

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 01:08

Bayern Munich coach Carlo Ancelotti thinks it's too early to talk of a crisis

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SHOWS: MUNICH, GERMANY (OCTOBER 18, 2016) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 12. (SOUNDBITE) (English) BAYERN MUNICH COACH CARLO ANCELOTTI, SAYING: "I have to be myself, and so I think that I don't need to be...sometimes I need to be tough. I was not happy against Frankfurt, above all with the attitude of the players. I said but I don't want to punish the player because the player doesn't deserve to be punished. Simply. The players need to understand what was wrong and what was good. I think that I know very well this world and sometimes when the things are not good enough, come out the word: crisis. I think it is too early. It's too early because until the last three games where we didn't do well, we have to be honest, the team was really good and played really well and we won all the games." STORY: After a disappointing draw against Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga at the weekend when the Germans champions twice surrendered the lead, Bayern Munich are hoping to return to winning ways. Bayern Munich, who started the season well, have not had a win in their last three matches in all competitions. Bayern coach Carlo Ancelotti was not happy with his team's display against Eintracht and promised to make changes. In a more conciliatory tone on Tuesday (October 18) Ancelotti said it was too early to talk of a 'crisis.' "I have to be myself, and so I think that I don't need to be...sometimes I need to be tough. I was not happy against Frankfurt, above all with the attitude of the players. I said but I don't want to punish the player because the player doesn't deserve to be punished. Simply. The players need to understand what was wrong and what was good." "I think that I know very well this world and sometimes when the things are not good enough, come out the word: crisis. I think it is too early. It's too early because until the last three games where we didn't do well, we have to be honest, the team was really good and played really well and we won all the games." Bayern are second in Group D with three points, while PSV are in fourth place with one point. Atletico Madrid top the standings with six points.

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It's too early to talk about crisis, says Ancelotti

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 01:08