Was that a foretaste of the rest of the second half of the season or just a bad day? Faride Alidou hardly came into his own in Dresden, was extremely harassed – and had to learn that the defenders in the league know no mercy with high-flyers. Perhaps his trainer Tim Walter expected a little too much from him.
Winger Alidou was clearly confused about the position of second striker alongside Robert Glatzel. “It was unusual and difficult for Faride,” Walter also admits. Tomorrow in Cologne things should be different. Then the coach could switch back to the usual 4-3-3 system and put Alidou back on the wing. To where the 20-year-old has shown some enthusiastic performances since the end of October and has made interesting contributions to numerous clubs.
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Eintracht Frankfurt was awarded the contract, and Alidou is in the Hessian’s word for the summer. At the moment everything indicates that the change will only take place then and not in winter. The different ideas about the transfer fee are too big. Only: In order to continue enjoying Alidou until May, HSV needs him on the wing …