Borussia Dortmund really should have scored extra against Eintracht Trier in line with coach Thomas Tuchel, who had handful of other complaints.
Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel felt his side could have already been a little bit much more clinical in front of purpose, but declared himself happy all round right after a comfy 3-0 win more than Eintracht Trier inside the DFB-Pokal.
Trier famously stunned their illustrious opponents in the same competitors 19 years ago, but there was no hint of a repeat getting on the cards as Dortmund exerted a simple control more than proceedings from the outset.
Shinji Kagawa helped himself to a first-half brace and Andre Schurrle scored his 1st Dortmund goal obtaining joined from Wolfsburg through the close season.
Star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang featured in a strong line-up, but endured a frustrating evening in front of target, hitting post and crossbar ahead of spurning a pair of late possibilities, and Tuchel felt additional gloss should have been added to the scoreline.
He told ARD: "I am very happy. The early lead gave us safety. Inside the second half we made numerous more high-profile opportunities. We could surely really should have capable to produce several far more objectives.
"The bottom line is we can create on this game."
Dortmund face Tuchel's former club Mainz in their Bundesliga opener this weekend and 18-year-old Felix Passlack seems effectively placed to start at right-back, possessing impressed his boss against Trier and during the DFL-Supercup loss to Bayern Munich.
"Felix Passlack has applied the time [during pre-season], from the first moment [you could see] that he had large plans," Tuchel added.
"We saw that all through the preparation. He played effectively against Bayern and once again right now. "
Passlack is keen to bring his own really hard function and his team-mates' confidence to bear when the top-flight campaign starts.
"We played extremely well, specifically inside the 1st half," he told ARD. "With far more determination, we would find yourself also scoring more objectives.
"The whole team supported me, they give me recommendations and tips on what I can do greater.
"In the Bundesliga on Saturday against Mainz we must just play like these days and kick on."