Joel Matip: You do not have to be surprised about more injuries

Joel Matip from FC Liverpool has criticized the high load for football professionals. In the interview with the kicker the 30-year-old said: “The burden is high, you do not have to be surprised about more injury.”

Although games of the central defenders “already rather exercise, but you also need fresh and regeneration.” Nevertheless, the current situation is still better, “sitting as myself to sit in front of the TV and to see others in the Champions League.”

There, the FC Liverpool meets in the quarterfinals on Benfica. “The names are honestly not the biggest in this competition,” Matip said about the Portuguese and the Bayern opponent FC Villarreal: “But who believes that they are opponents who can beat in passes, wonders faster than he can look “

Only five days after the first leg against Benfica is also the duel with Manchester City for FC Liverpool. “A few weeks ago, people thought, City would be loose master. Now it looks scarcer,” said the Ex-Schalke firmly. A victory in the direct meeting would give “a booster”, but the championship race but not yet decide.

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The Reds can after the triumph in the ligapokal with the Champions League, the championship and the FA Cup still get three more titles and thus help their special history under coach Jürgen Klopp. But Matip does not have a specific competition: “We go to all four titles.” This season, the born Bochumer comes to 34 compulsory matches for the FC Liverpool.