Former Bundesliga manager Lutz Pfannenstiel believes the US national soccer team will cause Germany trouble in the international on Saturday evening (9pm CEST). “The Americans have a young, fast team, especially on the offensive end,” said the sporting director of MLS newcomers St. Louis City. Central Bavarian newspaper.
“All the top guys play for clubs in Europe,” said the 50-year-old, referring to attacking stars Christian Pulisic (AC Milan), Giovanni Reina (Borussia Dortmund) and Timothy Weah (Juventus Turin).
Pfannenstiel is on the site of TV station RTL and meets an old acquaintance in a new role. “I’m looking forward to seeing Julian Nagelsmann again,” Pfannenstiel said of his former teammate from Hoffenheim, adding: “It’s a special situation for me to experience him as national coach at Hartford.”
In MLS, the former Düsseldorfer’s club is currently rushing from one record to the next. Pfannenstiel said of St. Louis City’s first MLS season. Before the last match day the newcomer is already confirmed as the winner of the main round and will play for the title in the next play-offs.
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