"We're not getting enough pressure on to the ball, not as much as we used to" Flick said, adding the fact that the game is going to be intense and the team must take all the chances of the situation.
has demandedBayern Munich
players to empower their defensive strength before facing their opponent in the upcoming match on January 17.
Flick's side has recently been acting weakly on the defense, and Flick believes that this is what the team must focus on in the upcoming match.
On the matter of the upcoming match againstFreiburg
, Flick said:
"It's going to be an intense game, Freiburg is known for that type of football. They're scoring a lot of.
"It's going to be about us and how we play in defence. It's down to us, the disappointment we had to digest pretty quickly, we have to make the best out of the situation now.
"The whole team is under pressure in defence, it's not only the back four. We're not getting enough pressure on to the ball, not as much as we used to."
He also added his comment about the treble-winning efforts during the last season. He mentioned that the "incredible mentality" pushed them up to the first place of the table:
"I did expect us to experience a bit of a slump a little earlier but my team showed incredible mentality and we made it to the top of the table before the winter break.
"The engine isn't running smoothly, on Wednesday we experienced it in the most brutal fashion.
"We're making it too easy for the opponents to take chances, we have to be in better positions, we have to defend together. It's our job and it's our expectation to get back on top."