Udo Lattek to the Rescue: How BVB Overcame Relegation Worries in the Bundesliga

In April 2000, BVB was in terrific transfer worries after 6 Bundesliga personal bankruptcy in a row. After falling in 13th location in the table, Borussia Dortmund signed the coaching legend Udo Latter as a firefighter, who was supposed to prevent the total crash with Matthias Summer as an assistant coach.

This was followed by unforgettable weeks for all BVB participants as the then midfielder Miroslaw Stevie. The rescuer objective by Udo Latter, which was reactivated by the then BVB managers Herd Naipaul and Michael Meier from the coaching stand, was effective. The black and yellow won their away video games at VfB Stuttgart (2: 1) and Bertha BSC (3: 0) on the 32nd and 34th match day and therefore commemorated the late transfer in the Bundesliga. Among the protagonists of that time at BVB was midfielder Miroslaw Stevie, who also keeps in mind the unique weeks with head coach Udo Latter 23 years later. He was a fantastic coach and a wonderful person, I more than happy that I had the ability to experience such an individual and coach. I get goose bumps when I think of it, the Serb reminded in an interview on the Dortmund YouTube channel.


Latter's speech at BVB is Stevie Never ever forget

Above all, the extremely important away video game in Stuttgart on match day 32, when the Westphalia threatened the direct crash to a relegation zone, Stevie stayed in the head. The speech of the video game of Udo Latter was sensational. I will always remember that. I must play versus (CFB praise player, note of the editor) Bamako. He told me that I should get it like a sea eagle, the 53-year-old reported on his minutes with Udo Latter, to whom he attested a sensational charisma. Stevie played all five Bundesliga games under Udo Latter and after that stayed two more seasons at BVB. Simply 2 years later on, he won the German championship with Borussia Dortmund, and after that contracted with VFL Bochum and Sprig Interacting in German expert football.

The speech of the game of Udo Latter was sensational. I will never forget that. I need to play against (CFB appreciation gamer, note of the editor) Bamako.


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