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Kovac: Kimmich is an option for the midfield to replace Thiago



Niko Kovac was optimistic and confident ahead of Bayern Munich?s clash with SC Freiburg, despite constant criticism of the team?s recent form. Bayern Munich?s head coach Niko Kovac was his usual positive, matter-of-fact self at today?s press conference before the team hosts SC Freiburg tomorrow (10:30 am EST). Kovac anticipates ?an uncomfortable team? in Freiburg. ?They?re having a good season. Christian Streich has been doing that on a world-class level for years.?
Freiburg: ?uncomfortable team?
Kovac would know from personal experience: as Bild points out, his own record against Streich from his time in Frankfurt is his worst against any coach in as many games: 0-2-2. As Kovac also must plan for Bayern?s midweek match against AEK Athens, he will undoubtedly be glad to grab three points from Freiburg at the Allianz Arena by any means necessary. Kovac was unapologetic about hard-fought wins:

We can win games in which we had to work hard. You can?t always play spectacularly. We also have another face. If we can combine, that?ll take us far.
World champions and Champions League winners aren?t machines. Even these players can feel insecure. You think longer about a bad pass when things aren?t going well. Your head starts to think about things, whether you?re a player or a journalist. These are all people of flesh and blood.

Kimmich an option for the midfield
The biggest statement of the presser concerned the question of how Kovac might possibly replace Thiago Alcantara...
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