Heynckes praises James' creativity after RB Leipzig win

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The former Madrid man's performance for Bayern Munich in a win impressed his head coach

Bayern Munich head coach Jupp Heynckes praised James Rodriguez for his creativity in his side's 2-0 win over RB Leipzig.

James, on loan from Real Madrid, opened the scoring at Allianz Arena on Saturday for what was just his second goal for Bayern.

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The Colombia international has two goals and an assist in five Bundesliga games and Heynckes liked what he saw as his side moved top of the table.

"He had a great game. He had a lot of touches and showed he has a lot of creativity when it comes to playing football," he told a news conference.

"But I'm a coach who always wants more and we'll put in some more work, not only with him, but with the entire team.

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"You always notice some things that need improving and we haven't always had much time to train well, to set a certain focus, or work on the tactical schemes or on set-pieces because we've been playing on a Wednesday and Saturday rhythm."

Bayern have little time before their next outing – a trip to Celtic in the Champions League on Tuesday.

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