Bundesliga Have disillusioned within the Bundesliga
Bayern Munich relieved head coach Niko Kovac of his duties on Sunday night, following a spout of disappointing outcomes.
The reigning Bundesliga champions misplaced 5-1 away at Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday in what proved to be Kovac‘s final sport on the Bayern bench.
FC Bayern components methods with Niko Kovac. pic.twitter.com/xl0sjaZAqC
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The membership have confirmed that Hansi Flick will take cost of Bayern‘s Champions League conflict in opposition to Olympiacos on Wednesday, in addition to subsequent weekend’s Klassiker in opposition to Borussia Dortmund.
Kovac circled Bayern‘s disappointing season final yr to assist them win their 26th Bundesliga title, sitting 9 factors behind then-leaders Dortmund at one level within the marketing campaign.
Nevertheless, a run of only one win of their final 4 league video games, which included defeats to Hoffenheim and Frankfurt, have seen Kovac be dismissed.
“I believe that is the correct determination for the membership in the intervening time,” Kovac defined in an announcement.
“The outcomes, and likewise the way in which we final performed, made me come to that call.
“My brother Robert and I thank Bayern for the final one and a half years.
“Throughout this time, our crew has received the championship, the DFB Pokal and the [DFL] Supercup.
“It was time. I want the membership and the crew all the most effective.”
Bayern CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has defined the explanation behind the choice.
“The efficiency of our crew in latest weeks and the outcomes have proven us that there was want for motion,” Rummenigge stated in an announcement.
“Uli Hoeness, Hasan Salihamidzic and I had an open and critical dialog with Niko on this foundation on Sunday, with the consensual consequence that Niko is now not coach of FC Bayern.
“All of us remorse this growth. I want to thank Niko Kovac on behalf of FC Bayern for his work, particularly for profitable the double final season.”