Bundesliga: Hamburg sack coach - FCNaija

German Bundesliga By: Ayodeji Tunde | 12/03/2018

FC Naija

Bernd Hollerbach has been sent packing as Hamburg head coach, with Christian Titz promoted from the club's Under-21s to replace him until the end of the season.

 Hollerbach lasted less than two months in the job after he was appointed to succeed Markus Gisdol on January 22.

Although his tenure started in relatively positive fashion with a 1-1 draw at RB Leipzig, Hollerbach ultimately never managed to guide Hamburg to a win.

 And his spell ended in crushing fashion on Saturday, as Hamburg were thumped 6-0 by Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena.

 Hollerbach leaves Hamburg embroiled in a relegation battle, sitting second from bottom and seven points adrift of safety.

 Chairman Frank Wettstein explained that the 6-0 demolition at Bayern was ultimately the final straw for Hollerbach.

"We analysed and discussed the 6-0 defeat on Saturday at length," Wettstein told the club's official website. "We concluded, in light of our situation fighting against relegation, that we had to act.