Bayern Munich gamers should work more durable to inspire one another to keep up a profitable mentality whereas enjoying in empty stadiums, coach Hansi Flick stated on Friday.
The Bundesliga turned the primary main sports activities league to restart final week after greater than two months following an easing of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions in Germany, however video games are performed with out followers for well being security causes.
“What’s decisive is mentality. Clearly it is a bonus when you’ve got greater high quality on the pitch however it is a state of affairs which isn’t very straightforward,” Flick, talking in a digital information convention, stated of the empty stadiums.
“It’s key that you just convey that mentality to the pitch. It is necessary that the staff pushes itself in order to cowl the extent of motivation that has gone lacking with the empty stands.”
Bayern, who host Eintracht Frankfurt on the Allianz Area on Saturday, are chasing a record-extending eighth consecutive Bundesliga title and are 4 factors forward of second-placed Borussia Dortmund.
They performed their first sport behind closed doorways, beating Union Berlin 2-0.
“Everybody of us has now performed not less than one time in entrance of empty stands,” Flick stated. “We all know what to anticipate. Earlier than our sport final week we had additionally educated on the Aliianz Area (and never on the coaching centre) so we all know what to anticipate by way of ambiance.”
Below the league’s well being laws just some 200 persons are allowed on, across the pitch and within the stands throughout the sport. One other 100 primarily safety employees are outdoors the stadium to maintain any followers eager to have fun with the staff away.