“I expected a bit more resistance from Cologne early on,” Neuer said in televised remarks. “I’m annoyed that we didn’t keep playing with consistency, because we ended up making life quite hard for ourselves.”
Champions Bayern Munich maintained their slender one-point lead at the top of the Bundesliga with a goalless home draw against second-placed RB Leipzig. Bayern were on a six-game winning run and went last
BERLIN (Reuters) - Pep Guardiola had to be dissuaded from playing goalkeeper Manuel Neuer in midfield during his days as Bayern Munich coach, according to the club's chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.
‘Guardiola wanted to play Neuer in midfield!’ – Bayern Munich goalkeeper could’ve lined up outfield, reveals Rummenigge
A coach currently calling the shots at Premier League champions Manchester City had been eager to experiment during his time at the Allianz Arena Pep Guardiola was keen to line Manuel Neuer up as a midfielder