Borussia Dortmund supremo Jürgen Klopp (r.) was delighted with his side's result and performance against FC Schalke 04
Borussia Dortmund supremo Jürgen Klopp (r.) was delighted with his side's result and performance against FC Schalke 04

Matchday 10 - what the coaches said

Munich - After another entertaining and action-packed weekend, it was time to round up what those most in the know had to say about their sides' performances: the coaches.

FC Schalke 04 1-3 Borussia Dortmund listened to what the men in charge had to say post-match...

Jens Keller (Schalke): We're obviously disappointed, but Dortmund were better than us today. 1-0 down is a dangerous place to be against a side with such attacking quality. We could have hit back with a penalty, but unfortunately we missed it. Max Meyer made a bit of a difference when he came on, but then we conceded again to make it 3-1.

Jürgen Klopp (Dortmund): It was an intense game, and we began well. It was lovely build-up for the first goal, which made the game more open and suited us. Schalke came back into it through Max Meyer, and it was close. We're very happy.

FC Bayern München 3-2 Hertha Berlin

Pep Guardiola (FC Bayern): Hertha were definitely one of the best sides we've faced, but we weren't great today. We've got a quiet week now to recover in time for Hoffenheim next weekend. The players need the rest, you could see today how tired they were.

Jos Luhukay (Hertha): Compliments to Pep and his side. We lost our confidence through the early changes. We put up too little resistance for the three headed goals, and it's a shame, because we could have taken a point otherwise.

Borussia Mönchengladbach 4-1 Eintracht Frankfurt

Lucien Favre (Gladbach): We played well right from the off, and Juan Arango's free-kick was superb. It's not easy to win 4-1 against a Frankfurt side with such power going forward, but we didn't lose our patience. There are no easy games in the Bundesliga.

Armin Veh (Frankfurt): We suffered a bit of a European hangover. You could see early on that we weren't quick enough in our challenges. Borussia did well, they played with lovely combinations. Obviously though, three days after a big European clash, you're not as fresh as your opposition.

SC Freiburg 0-3 Hamburger SV

Christian Streich (Freiburg): We started well, but then it got harder, particularly after certain things happened. These things can occur in football though, and we've got to prepare for a tough game against 1. FC Nürnberg next weekend now.

Bert van Marwijk (Hamburg): Everyone will talk about the three goals, but I wasn't overly pleased with what I saw from my side today. Our organisation was good, but our execution less so. We made too many mistakes in possession, but I'm happy enough with the result.

VfL Wolfsburg 3-0 Werder Bremen

Dieter Hecking (Wolfsburg): It was a great evening, I thought we were outstanding. The only criticism is that we wasted too many chances. We refocused after half-time and were excellent again, it was very much a deserved victory.

Robin Dutt (Bremen): Losses like this are painful, but it's a long season. we've already showed what quality we have, and our task now is to improve next week.

VfB Stuttgart 1-1 1. FC Nürnberg

Thomas Schneider (Stuttgart): We're fairly pleased with the result, but we did want to send the fans home smiling about a win. Unfortunately, we couldn't quite manage that, but the chances were certainly there. I suppose a draw was a fair reflection in the end.

Gertjan Verbeek (Nürnberg): It was a fantastic atmosphere today with so many great Nürnberg fans. It's fantastic to play here and be in the Bundesliga.