“I suspected it”: Hoffenheim calls for Klopps Liverpool
Hoffenheim has caught a hammerloose in the Champions League. The Kraichgau team will meet FC Liverpool in the playoffs. German Bundesliga club TSG Hoffenheim will playoffs of the Champions League against FC Liverpool with team manager Jürgen Klopp, as the draw on Friday at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon revealed. Hoffenheim is initially in the right place at home:”In Liverpool they certainly don’t make three jumps of joy because they are playing against us,” said TSG coach Julian Nagelsmann:”It’s great for the perception of our club that we’re going to be in the spotlight with this lottery ticket,” says TSG coach Julian Nagelsmann. It’s a wonderful area,”said Klopp, who described the Hoffenheim team as an” absolutely well-established team “,” Congratulations to both of them for the lottery. But I will keep my fingers crossed for the German team Hoffenheim. I have nothing against Jürgen (Klopp, Note:”I don’t want to be a part of the game. d. Red.), but I hope Julian (Nagelsmann, Note d. Red) can win against Liverpool. I’m sure Jürgen will call me tomorrow and ask what I said,”said Carlo Ancelotti at a press conference on Friday, the TSG coach commenting on the Hammerlos:”That’s kind of Murphy’s Law. Luckily, I had a look at them this week at the Audi Cup. Those were two very good games. It’s a very difficult lot, of course, but there wasn’t a really easy one anyway. We are allowed to play against a great opponent in a legendary stadium. UEFA will announce the exact dates for the first and second leg of the match later today. Whether Hoffenheim thus on 15. or 16. August (go there), or on 22. or /23. So it’s not certain yet, but it’s short but intense. TSG Hoffenheim has to deal with Liverpool FC. As a reminder, coach Jürgen Klopp’s team recently swept FC Bayern out of the Allianz Arena 3-0 in the Audi Cup, and the TSG opponent will be drawn immediately, starting with the draw for the “Meisterweg”. Now Michael Hesenschwerdt, the UEFA club manager responsible for the clubs, is coming on stage. He also says something about the draw. TSG head of sport Alexander Rosen sees the international business not as a burden, but rather as a reward:”We wanted to go there, we did everything we could for it for a year and now we are looking forward to it”, says Giorgio Marchetti, opening the event on time. The successor to Gianni Infantino as “Losfee” explains the rules of the draw and the Kraichgau team is not allowed to participate in the European Cup because the newcomer to the European Cup celebrates his premiere. After the third qualifying round on Wednesday, five potential opponents will be on their way to the group stage: FC Seville (Spain) SSC Naples (Italy) FC Liverpool (England) FC Liverpool (Czech Republic) FC CSC Moscow (Russia) Sporting Lisbon (Portugal) The playoffs whose winners will participate in the group stage of the royal class will be held on 15 March in Barcelona. August (go there) and 22/23 If the Hoffenheimers should miss the group stage of the royal class, they will have to compete in the Europa League. The TSG would then have received the 12.7 million euros in entry fees, and the draw for the Europa League playoffs will follow. A total of 44 clubs are in the pot, including Dynamo Kiev and Ajax Amsterdam, but SC Freiburg is not a potential opponent of these teams. The team of coach Christian Streich’s team failed in the third qualifying round because of the Slovenian cup winner NK Domzale. and 24. August.