Müller not prepared to concede title race: "I want to see Dortmund win twice."
By Peter Vice @ViceytheSS
True to form, Bayern's German footballing legend Thomas Müller didn't wish to entertain any thoughts of giving up the title race following Saturday night's loss to Leipzig.
"If Bayern isn't at the top of the table, something is wrong," Müller told his interviewer, "We nevertheless still have one more game and it's all about going full throttle. That's all I'm thinking about. Perhaps I'm protecting myself consciously, but that's how I feel."
"Dortmund still have to win their last two games," he continued, "and I want to see that first. If they do, then congratulations. But, until then, we're all about bringing everything to take three points in Köln next week. I want to see Dortmund win twice. Then we'll see what happens. If we win next week, we can still be champions."
Müller acknowledged that his team had suffered a big blow with the loss. He attributed it to unsettled play, inconsistent energy levels, and (naturally) all the mistakes.
"I didn't have the impression that RB played all that well," Müller noted, "In the second half, we were very weak in the build-up to the game. We invited RB with our own mistakes. Two penalties and a counterattack after our own corner kick speaks for itself."
"We just have to put this behind us," he concluded, "And bring all the spark next week in Köln."