FC Bayern Munich Captain Philipp Lahm Defends Manager Pep Guardiola

Earlier this week, Franck Ribery said he was unhappy with Pep Guardiola's rotation system and criticised the lack of regular matches, but Bayern Munich captain Philipp Lahm has said Guardiola is the right man for the job.

updated: May 16, 2014 18:23 IST
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Berlin: Captain Philipp Lahm has defended Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola following criticism from France winger Franck Ribery on the eve of Saturday's German Cup final against Borussia Dortmund.

Despite having wrapped up this season's Bundesliga title in record time, Bayern's hopes of defending their Champions League title were ended by their 4-0 semi-final home defeat to Real Madrid when Guardiola admitted he made a "big mistake" in his selection.

Bayern are looking to claim their fourth title this season at Berlin's Olympic Stadium in the cup final having already secured the league, Club World Cup and UEFA Super Cup titles.

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