Even the ecstasy on the trembling south stand did not lure lucien favre out of his reserve.
While the fans loudly celebrated dortmund"s fourth fall championship and gave their favorite nuri sahin an ovation, the soccer coach enjoyed his team"s continued high-flying performance in his rather quiet way. "the fall championship doesn"t mean much to me," he commented following the 2-1 (2:1) win over werder bremen. The swiss evaded further questions about his team"s bright prospects with his usual restraint: "I don"t want to talk yet about whether we are in a position to win the title."
Although the lead of the bundesliga leaders, who are still unbeaten, over the second-placed team from monchengladbach grew to an impressive nine points, all those involved avoided making any declarations of war on the competition. "we"re ambitious, but we"re not trumpeting around," managing director hans-joachim watzke told ZDF television.