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BVB hammer: Bayern opponent fires coach Fave - so the players should have found out


After the 1: 5 debacle against VfB Stuttgart, Borussia Dortmund pulled the rip cord. Coach Lucien Favre was on leave with immediate effect. His successor comes from his own stable.

After the 1: 5 debacle against VfB Stuttgart, Borussia Dortmund pulled the rip cord.

Coach Lucien Favre was on leave with immediate effect.

His successor comes from his own stable.

Update from December 13th, 10:00 p.m.:

As the


wants to know, the

Borussia Dortmund team council was


on Sunday morning in a

Whatsapp group

about the

end of Lucien Favre


In addition to Captain

Marco Reus

and his deputy

Mats Hummels, the committee

also includes

Thomas Delaney


Emre Can


Axel Witsel


The shot coach said goodbye to some players a little later via SMS, and called actors like Reus directly.

Update of 13 December, 16:45


Lucien Favre

has become his


to speak.

The Swiss told the dpa: "I think it's a shame that our paths are going separate ways here.

We had

two very successful years

and had a team that

would have

played a successful season

this year too


I am still convinced of that. "

Update from December 13th, 3:30 p.m .:

Now it's official!

Borussia Dortmund

has announced the

separation from Lucien Favre


The bosses agreed on this "unanimously", according to a tweet.

“We are all grateful to Lucien Favre for

his excellent work

over the past two and a half years, in which he and his team won

two runner-up championships


As an expert and as a person, Lucien Favre is beyond any doubt, ”CEO

Hans-Joachim Watzke is

quoted as saying.

Sports director

Michael Zorc

emphasized: “It is difficult for us to take this step.

Nevertheless, we believe that achieving our goals for the season is at high risk due to the recent negative developments in the current constellation and we must therefore act, "BVB had only won one of their last five games and before.

1: 5 against VfB Stuttgart

also lost his home game

against 1. FC Köln with 1: 2


In the Bundesliga, the gap to

front runner FC Bayern is

five points after eleven games.

Until the end of the season, the previous assistant coach

Edin Terzic

will take over the duties of the head coach.

He is assisted by the previous U17 coach

Sebastian Geppert

and top talent coach

Otto Addo


The 38-year-old

Favre successor

joined the BVB junior division as a “co” in 2010 and worked with

Hannes Wolf


In the summer of 2013 the Croat moved to

Besiktas Istanbul

and worked there as an assistant to his compatriot

Slaven Bilic

, whom he followed two years later to

West Ham United


In the summer of 2018 Terzic then taught back to Dortmund.

So now the former striker is working as head coach for the first time.

Lucien #Favre is no longer the coach of Borussia Dortmund.

After the 5-1 home defeat at #BVBVFB, the decision makers of #BVB unanimously agreed to release Favre and his assistant coach Manfred #Stefes with immediate effect.

- Borussia Dortmund (@BVB) December 13, 2020

Borussia Dortmund fires Favre: Decision made after bankruptcy against Stuttgart

Dortmund - After the VfB debacle, the rumor mill was already seething about a possible kicking out * of

Lucien Favre


Less than 24 hours after the game, BVB is serious and apparently throws the Swiss coach out.

This is reported by the



Initially there was no statement from the association on this step.

The dismissal followed less than 24 hours after the disastrous result against

VfB Stuttgart




Edin Terzic will

step in

for the next game against Werder Bremen


According to the

picture, it

says in the room that Terzic should lead the team until the end of the season.

Favre had been the coach of

Borussia Dortmund


the past two years


During this time he was able to win two runner-up championships with the team.

But in the past three home games against






, defeat followed defeat.

The debacle against


was now apparently the decisive point for the management team to part with the coach.

Favre was

able to become runner-up twice with BVB and played a total of 110 games with the team, of which 68 wins, 17 draws and 25 defeats.

Borussia Dortmund fires Favre: Matthäus was already speculating about the end of the coach

Even before the expulsion,

Lothar Matthäus


the suspicion in an interview that

BVB would part

with the Swiss coach.

On the television channel


, Matthäus said:


Of course the coaching discussion will arise." In the interview, the record player continued to speculate that Favre's contract would probably not be extended.

"After games like this, it will be very tight for Lucien Favre to be coach of Borussia Dortmund at Christmas," said Matthäus.

Matthew had no idea how right he would be.

In addition to


, the former national player

Dietmar Hamann

also expressed his

horror at BVB's disastrous performance in the


Interview: “You have a


contender who has fallen


That was an oath of disclosure.

The air for the trainer becomes very, very thin.

The team shows no progress.

At best, there is a standstill.

I can imagine that the topic of coaches will be discussed ”.

(phf) dpa is part of the Ippen-Digital network.

Source: merkur

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