Struggling Hamburger SV sacks Markus Gisdol as coach
Hamburger SV has sacked Markus Gisdol as coach following the aspect’s 2-Zero defeat at house to last-place Cologne within the Bundesliga.
Hamburg says its board of administrators and sporting director Jens Todt got here to the choice to let Gisdol go, together with assistant coaches Frank Froehling and Frank Kaspari, and that they had been knowledgeable on Sunday morning.
Defeat to Cologne the evening earlier than was the aspect’s fourth in succession and it left Hamburg simply three factors off the underside.
Hamburg chairman Heribert Bruchhagen says, “We believe that a new impetus is urgently needed to achieve the previous goal of survival.”
Gisdol had been in cost since Sept. 25, 2016 however by no means managed to steer the aspect away from the underside half of the desk. Hamburg _ the one aspect to have performed each Bundesliga season because the league’s formation in 1963 _ completed one level above the relegation zone final season.
While it completed 5 factors clear in 2016, the membership wanted playoffs to outlive in 2015 and 2014.
Hamburg says athletics coach Daniel Muessig will take over for Sunday’s coaching session with a call to be made on Gisdol’s successor “very soon.”