Bochum coach Thomas Letsch discussed his plans with the media to save his new team from a looming relegation.
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"We've only played seven games, so there's still a lot of time. Something fantastic happened here last season with staying up, we want to do that again. - We want a clear structure and compactness against the ball. That's important to me, that has to be our basis."
He added that, "I've taken a lot with me in my footballing life and I'm not very young anymore. I think I've steadily evolved." Letsch feels he's "just in the right place."
Letsch still believes Bochum can escape relegation even with the oldest squad in the Bundesliga: "That doesn't change anything about my approach. The most important thing is that the mentality and structure are right, regardless of how old the players are. - Experience never hurt when it comes to critical situations."
The 54-year-old has a difficult first away test against Leipzig on Saturday.
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