Jesse Marsch: ‘At Salzburg, I’m not treated like an American coach’

The Wisconsin-born coach went viral with his half-time rant at Anfield but his star will rise higher still if his team can eliminate Liverpool

It was a typical scene, really.

The players sit stoically in the visitors’ dressing room, watching their coach pace and gesticulate, listening carefully as he implores them to toughen up in the face of a two-goal half-time deficit. He tells them they’re showing too much respect for their opponent, in this case the reigning champions of Europe. They must be more physical, he insists, even if it means picking up a foul. His words are delivered in German with a dash of English.

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