Ottmar Hitzfeld
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"Ottmar Hitzfeld" is a German people/German former Association football/football player (striker) and retired manager, nicknamed der General (“the general”), and “Gottmar Hitzfeld” (a pun on Gott, which is the German word for “god”). He has accumulated a total of 18 major titles, mostly in his tenures with Grasshopper Club Zürich, Borussia Dortmund and FC Bayern Munich/Bayern Munich. A trained mathematician and sports teacher, Hitzfeld is one of the most successful coaches of German and international football. He has been elected “World Coach of the Year” twice; he is one of only five managers to win the UEFA Champions League/European Cup/UEFA Champions League with two different clubs, along with Ernst Happel, José Mourinho, Jupp Heynckes and Carlo Ancelotti.

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We can be proud of our performance. We created many chances and should have been 2-0 or 3-0 ahead. It's all quite regrettable and just fate for Oliver Kahn. He's been excellent in recent weeks. It's bitter.

We were very efficient and I'm pleased with that. We're not where we want to be yet but we're in the right direction.

We must be careful the virus does not decimate the entire team.

This is bitter because we badly needed three points. It will be very difficult because Werder seem to be on a roll but we'll keep trying.

Bremen has played the best soccer this season and they didn't allow themselves to get distracted. It's an ironic twist of fate that Kahn, one of our best, makes this mistake.

The fact that he was in pain and still wanted to play speaks for his character and proves he's a true leader.

We found it very hard to get going after the week off for internationals. We'll need to do better than that against Lyon.

I was in Kiev and looked at the training grounds and the working conditions.