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Edin Terzic: No reason to be negative

Ruhr valley club went into Saturday’s league clash against Bayern in top spot but suffered a 4-2 defeat that put Bayern two points ahead of them

Reuters Berlin Published 05.04.23, 06:44 AM
Edin Terzic.

Edin Terzic. File photo

Borussia Dortmund’s league loss to Bayern Munich, as disappointing as it was, should not bring the players down ahead of Wednesday’s German Cup quarter-final at RB Leipzig, coach Edin Terzic said on Tuesday.

The Ruhr valley club went into Saturday’s league clash against Bayern in top spot but suffered a 4-2 defeat that put Bayern two points ahead of them with eight matches left.

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“Everyone was disappointed on Saturday evening but on Saturday evening we also said we are now looking ahead,” Terzic told a news conference.

“There is absolutely no reason to be negative or pessimistic going into the next tasks. We are one of the most in-form teams not only in the Bundesliga but in Europe.”

“That was our first defeat (of the year) in the Bundesliga and we will now battle for a spot in the German Cup semi-finals.”

Terzic will be without defender Nico Schlotterbeck, ruled out for several weeks with a muscle injury picked up in Munich, while forward Sebastien Haller is doubtful with a minor knee injury.

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