Lucien Favre, coach of the Borussia Dortmund

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Favre: "We have surpassed Barça in possession and occasions"

Published:18/09/2019 - 09:25h

Updated:18/09/2019 - 09:25h

Borussia Dortmund was superior to FC Barcelona in the first duel of the Catalans in this Champions League. Lucien Favre was proud of his team

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The European première of the FC Barcelona in the present season was not all the positive that expected . The Borussia Dortmund did strong in the Signal Iduna Park and, after a first part equalised, the second turned into a monologue of the German team, that did not carry the three points by the sticks and the big performance of Marc-André ter Stegen.

After the party, Lucien Favre, trainer of the group germano, appeared in front of the media and showed proud of his team in the room of press. The Swiss technician stood out especially the second time of the Borussia Dortmund, in which the FC Barcelona finish being surpassed in every aspect of the game and only saved by the fortune.

"My men have played a fantastic party"

Favre Did upsetting the mejoría of his team after the rest. "We have created a lot of occasions in the second part, have presionado high and have improved a lot. In the first part, they have dominated. Afterwards, in the second, have created occasions. Only it has been a 0-0, but everything is positive for us. All have seen that have played a fantastic party", explained.

The Swiss trainer thinks that the aim has to be the classification and that the big party in front of the Barça will give morals to his team. "We want to classify us, we know that it is a quite hard and difficult group, but, as I have said, the second part has been fantastic. We have created occasions, have presionado well, have had more possession and have defended well. No only the defence, but the group", said.

In spite of the recital of his team, Favre put the feet in the floor, admitted that there is a lot that rescue on the duel of last night and remembered that now it touches to think in the championship of German league. "There have been a lot of things that can learn of this party. We have finish it with a lot of emotions and now is necessary to centre us in the league", sentenced.

The change of face of the Dortmund

In the first time, the FC Barcelona achieved adueñarse of the balloon, although it was not able to generate occasions too clear in offensive zone. However, everything kept equalised, the contrary that sucedió in a second time in which the Germans were very upper in ideas and in execution. Now, they are the culés those that have to learn of the sucedido.

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