Bayern Munich still has “room for improvement” after Borussia Dortmund’s victory over Thomas Tuchel

Thomas Tuchel says Bayern Munich can’t move on after their 4-2 win over Borussia Dortmund, and insists there is “still room for improvement”.

Tuchel, who succeeded Julian Nagelsmann as Bayern coach in March, believes his team cannot drift away despite an impressive performance at the Allianz Arena.

He said: “There is still room for improvement.

“Nobody should be overjoyed. We are proud of the team and they can be satisfied but we still have work to do.”

A first-half brace from Thomas Müller and an own goal from Dortmund goalkeeper Gregor Koppel gave Bayern a comfortable 3-0 lead going into the break.

In the second half, Kingsley Coman added a comfortable advantage to Bayern, before Emre Chan and Donyell Malin fell back with two consolation goals in Der Klassikker.

“We gained confidence with the first goal and took a 3-0 lead early on. I wish we were more dominant after that but it just wasn’t,” added Tuchel.

“After 4-0 I was hoping for more dominance and fewer mistakes. We had a lot of clear chances and we should have gone up a notch.”

The 49-year-old also feels Bayern need to set their pace in order to compete for a potential three titles this season.

“We have to find a rhythm, we have to be careful, we have to improve our distance, know when to attack, when to really follow it. It was a bit hectic today.”

Bayern is next in action on Tuesday in the quarter-finals of the German Cup against Freiburg.

They then face Manchester City in the Champions League quarter-finals on April 11.


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