Borussia Dortmund have confirmed head coach Lucien Favre has been sacked following Saturday’s 5-1 loss to Stuttgart.
The Bundesliga membership introduced the choice lower than 24 hours after a humiliating dwelling defeat that left them sitting outdoors the highest 4 within the desk.
Favre branded the consequence a “catastrophe” in a post-match interview, having seen his facet hunch to a 3rd straight league defeat at Sign Iduna Park.
Edin Terzic takes cost till the tip of the marketing campaign, beginning with Tuesday’s journey to Werder Bremen, as Dortmund seek for a brand new everlasting head coach.
Borussia Dortmund have parted methods with head coach Lucien Favre.
The membership wish to thank Lucien for his dedication and want him success in his future. pic.twitter.com/eOxSY1w9RY
— Borussia Dortmund (@BlackYellow) December 13, 2020
Hans-Joachim Watzke, chairman of Dortmund’s administration board, mentioned in a press release: “We’re all grateful to Lucien Favre for his wonderful work over the previous two and a half years, wherein he and his crew completed runner-up twice.
“As knowledgeable and as an individual, Lucien Favre is past any doubt.”
Favre was appointed in Could 2018, the previous Hertha Berlin and Borussia Monchengladbach boss returning to Germany after a spell in France with Good.
The Swiss coach, initially appointed on a two-year deal earlier than signing a 12-month extension in June 2019, loved a surprising begin, going 15 league video games unbeaten to open the 2018-19 season.
Nevertheless, Dortmund would find yourself lacking out on the title, ending two factors behind champions Bayern Munich. It was the identical story once more the next marketing campaign too, albeit with the hole between the groups growing.
There was hope BVB could possibly finish Bayern’s home dominance after they began the brand new season with six wins of their opening eight video games, however outcomes have dipped of late.
Favre had secured qualification for the last-16 stage of the Champions League, however the Stuttgart hammering – one which emphatically halted a 13-game unbeaten dwelling run in opposition to promoted groups – proved to be the final sport of his tenure.