The decisive point will be if the reluctant Swiss can set his bunch of youngsters on fire and at the same time close doors at the back.
Security seems the dominant topic in Favre's mind as the 62-year-old announced he would be trying to significantly reduce the number of goals (41 in 34 games) they concede.
Hoffenheim's wastefulness was punished moments later after Jan Thielmann's long ball into the box found new arrival Sebastian Andersson, who headed home the equalizer against the run of play.
"Teammates, coaches and management in Beijing, they are quite nice to me, but I still have a dream of playing in the NBA."
The fact that the tie was decided with just one leg, rather than the traditional home and away format, meant the game was a potential banana skin for the Chinese-owned team making its first ever appearance in Europe, but Diego Martinez's side got off to a perfect start with two goals in 10 minutes.
Aubameyang, 31, joined the Gunners from Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund in 2018 and has since made 111 appearances and scored 72 goals.
"Players like Riqui have something special, but it is going to be very complicated for him here as there is a lot of competition. I have told him that he has a future here, and we will think about what is the best way to succeed at Barca," he added.
"I don't think David is demanding to stand above those two," the 43-year-old said.
BEIJING, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- World Table Tennis (WTT) held a video conference on Monday night to inform all ITTF member associations of latest updates ahead of the ITTF Annual General Meeting (AGM) scheduled on September 28.
Every Bayern player has to forget his ego and act smartly as everyone will need a break now, he added. "Success is all about the players' contribution to the team."
Reguilon will cost the Spurs 30 million euros, and according to Spanish sports paper Diario AS, has agreed a deal until the end of June 2025 with Real Madrid reserving the right to buy him back for 40 million euros before the summer of 2022.