"The most painful thing was the feeling that I could have got the job done. I could have led the team to the championship. ... We laid the foundations for the future. I still believe the team can become champions this year."
-- Juergen Klinsmann talks about his firing for the first time since he was let go by Bayern Munich on April 27. The defending champion trails leader VfL Wolfsburg by two points going into the last weekend of the season. Bayern hosts third-place VfB Stuttgart and Wolfsburg hosts 10th place Werder Bremen. (DPA)