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Bayern Munich separates from Niko Kovac

A day after the 1:5 debacle at Eintracht Frankfurt, the Bundesliga side FC Bayern München by coach Niko Kovac. The German record Champions confirmed the separation on Sunday evening. In the Morning, Kovac had headed the Training.

On Saturday, had left the bosses Uli Hoeness and Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, the Frankfurt stadium after the highest Bundesliga defeat in over ten years, still as silently as sports Director Hasan Salihamidzic. Who became the successor of the last-already heavily criticized the Kovac, was open in the first place. In the short term, Co-Trainer Hansi Flick took over the Team.

On Wednesday, the Bayern play in the Champions League against Olympiakos Piraeus and the weekend after that, in the Bundesliga against Borussia Dortmund.

"will I be quoted fully expect our players with a positive trend and absolute performance's sake, so that we can achieve our goals for this season," sporting Director Hasan Salihamidzic in a communication of the club.

In the criticism, despite Double

Kovac the coach had accepted the post at Bayern in the summer of 2018. The former Bayern-professional came as a UEFA Cup winners Eintracht Frankfurt to Munich. The first months were for the former Croatian national team player and coach, however, is difficult. In the first autumn, as Bayern coach, he had to fear for his Job. Too defensive of a former professional, so the recurring charge think.

Especially thanks to the support of the in two weeks from the outgoing Bayern President Uli Hoeness he was allowed to remain, however. In the second round of the Munich made up for the residue at Borussia Dortmund and took the seventh title in the series. In the Cup was made with a 3:0 final victory against RB Leipzig, the Double perfect. As a flaw the in the eighth final of the king class against Liverpool (0:0, 1:3)it remained, however,.

7:2 victory it went downhill

rest Kovac but had also in his second year as coach of Bayern never. To the Bundesliga kick-off there was only a 2:2 against Hertha BSC. The highlight is the 7:2 in the Champions League-finalists Tottenham Hotspur was at the beginning of October. Then it was sporty but downhill. A defeat against Hoffenheim, a draw in Augsburg, as well as lackluster victories over Piraeus, Union Berlin and VfL Bochum followed.

The construction sites at Bayern Munich.

Kovac made several unfortunate statements, such as the reservists role of Thomas Müller, the higher velocity in the Liverpool game, or the Frankfurt Fans, who he declared the best in the League – all of that was in Munich, not good at all. (dpa/tzi)

Created: 03.11.2019, 20:50 PM

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