Under pressure Favre received some encouraging words from the Liverpool boss who previously held the hot seat at Dortmund.
Speaking in a press conference, Favre said: “Jürgen Klopp called to ask how it went organisationally (the restart).
With a representative from a top club from Spain, we discussed the injury situation. We always have five players who have slight problems.
“Colleagues have contacted me. It is not easy to prepare for training in small groups and without duels.
“My colleagues had questions about that."