Roman Weidenfeller shares before the district derby against Schalke against his own teammates. Among other things, he accuses them of too much selfishness.
Revierderby record player Roman Weidenfeller has criticized his BVB team-mates between the FC Schalke 04 and Borussia Dortmund before the 174th edition of the Ruhrpott classic and accused them to great egotism.
“To be honest, sometimes I had the feeling that there were too many individual interests – and not this unconditional will to implement the common plan first,” said the BVB goalkeeper in the kicker interview.
“We have to self-critically question whether we give everything for the team and the club for which we are allowed to play,” Weidenfeller continued. His critical conclusion five games to go: “Unfortunately, the team has not found itself so far, no one has consistently reached its top level this season.”
The spectacular 4: 4 in the first leg, as Dortmund lost a 4-0 lead, is still after. “I was ashamed when I left the court,” admitted Weidenfeller, who replaced the struggling goalkeeper Roman Bürki at the time: “I was happy when the referee whistled, it was a relief for us, just a minute longer, and us might have got the next goal. ”
With 24 missions Weidenfeller since the first leg Revierderby record holder – together with the Schalke legend Klaus Fichtel. On Sunday (15.30 clock in LIVETICKER), the 37-year-old, however, will only watch from the bank.
For the BVB, the Derby offers the chance to save a largely messed-up season at a point behind the archrival. “We have the cards back in our own hands, and with a win we would be ahead of Schalke,” said the World Champion without action.