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Hoeneß still irked by team execution: "I cannot accept that."

By Peter Vice

With his team still underperforming, Sebastian Hoeneß once again expressed his frustration after Hoffenheim's 0-0 draw with Bielefeld. 

Sebastian Hoeness.
Sebastian Hoeness.Photo: TSG Hoffenheim

TSG Hoffenheim head-coach Sebastian Hoeneß' mood appears to have shifted from anger to consternation after the latest Kraichgauer flop. Even with two of his preferred veterans occupying the six-slots, the squad's performance fizzled out after a chance-laden initial 20 minutes against Bielefeld.


"For me, there was too much excitement in the first 15, 20 minutes," the 39-year-old remarked in his post match comments. The head-coach clearly appreciated his team's drive toward goal, but noted that it deviated from the match-plan they had drawn up together.

Even though Bielefeld were able to generate far fewer scoring opportunities, Hoeneß also criticized the side's defensive work.

"We simply allowed too much through in a manner that is all to familiar: long balls and second balls," he noted, "That's inconceivable from my point of view. We weren't all there at the back in certain situations. I cannot accept that given the form that we're in."


Bielefeld
(4-4-2)
1Stefan Ortega Moreno
27Cédric Brunner
2Amos Pieper
4Joakim Nilsson
5Jacob Laursen ↩74
11Masaya Okugawa
19Manuel Prietl (C)
8Alessandro Schöpf
21Robin Hack
20Patrick Wimmer ↩59
9Fabian Klos ↩74
Bench
13Stefanos Kapino
10Bryan Lasme ↪59
18Florian Krüger
23Janni-Luca Serra ↪74
3Guilherme Ramos
6Lennart Czyborra ↪74 ↩82
15Nathan De Medina
30Andres Andrade ↪82
16Fabian Kunze
Hoffenheim
(4-2-3-1)
1Oliver Baumann (C)
3Pavel Kadeřábek
28Chris Richards
22Kevin Vogt
17David Raum
18Diadie Samassekou
11Florian Grillitsch
14Christoph Baumgartner ↩71
27Andrej Kramarić
7Jacob Bruun Larsen ↩56
9Ihlas Bebou ↩57
Bench
12Philipp Pentke
23Sargis Adamyan ↪57
29Robert Skov ↪56
33Georginio Rutter ↪71
25Kevin Akpoguma
38Stefan Posch
8Dennis Geiger
13Angelo Stiller
20Mijat Gaćinović

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