The words of the new sports Executive Board Jochen Schneider the day before had sounded to leave, but coach Domenico Tedesco gets when relegation threatened football-runner-up Schalke 04, apparently, a further period of grace. According to matching media reports, the 33-Year-old remains for the time being, Coach of the Royal Blues and receives at least the League game on Saturday against RB Leipzig (15.30 clock, live on Sky) as a test.
This, therefore, is the result of a crisis meeting of the Schalke bosses on Wednesday evening. Schalke has lost the last five games with a total of 21 goals. The 0:7 on Tuesday in the eighth finals of the Champions League at Manchester City, the dreary was the low point of the crisis. On Thursday morning, Tedesco initiated, however, the non-public Training.
Tedesco at Schneider's presentation on Tuesday of last week, despite the previous 0:4 against newly promoted Fortuna Düsseldorf have confidence in got was this guarantee of a job from the start to the three games in Bremen (2:4), Manchester and against Leipzig. The way of the highest defeat of a German club in the Champions League animated the bosses, but to Think.
"We can't move on after the game to the agenda. We will use the next few hours to discuss internally and we will explain in the morning“, Schneider said on Wednesday at the airport in Manchester. On demand, whether the Trainer can get a guarantee of a job for the Leipzig game, said the sports Board evasively: "Where there are guarantees? Not even Deutsche Bank's guaranteed anything.“ The were interpreted by many as Tedesco was sealed dismissal.More about
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Now the second youngest coach in the League is allowed to sit on the Saturday, once more on the Schalke bench. Against the third he should win but urgently. On the descent-relegation place, Schalke are only four points ahead. And after the Leipzig game the countries game-Pause time for a change. Directly after that, Schalke must then for the Penultimate Hannover 96. (dpa)