Jesse Marsch steps down as RB Leipzig coach with club 11th in Bundesliga

RB Leipzig sack coach Jesse Marsch after defeat by Union Berlin that left them a lowly 11th in the Bundesliga desk with American in cost for simply 21 video games

  • Jesse Marsch departs RB Leipzig after simply 21 matches as their supervisor
  • American changed Julian Nagelsmann in the summer time however struggled for outcomes
  • 2-1 loss at Union Berlin on Saturday left them 11th in the Bundesliga desk
  • Leipzig have already been eradicated from the Champions League as effectively 

Jesse Marsch been sacked by RB Leipzig in the wake of Saturday’s defeat to Union Berlin that left them a lowly 11th in the Bundesliga desk.

It was Leipzig’s third consecutive Bundesliga loss and noticed the American coach, 48, depart after simply 21 matches in cost.


Marsch gained eight, drew 4 and misplaced 9 of these matches with the club nearer to the relegation locations than they’re to leaders Bayern Munich.

RB Leipzig have sacked manager Jesse Marsch after a poor start to the season

RB Leipzig have sacked supervisor Jesse Marsch after a poor begin to the season 

Leipzig were beaten 2-1 at Union Berlin on Saturday, their third straight Bundesliga defeat


Leipzig had been overwhelmed 2-1 at Union Berlin on Saturday, their third straight Bundesliga defeat

Leipzig have additionally been eradicated from the Champions League after being drawn in a troublesome group alongside Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain.

They are stage on factors with Club Brugge getting into their remaining group match towards City on Tuesday as they attempt to safe a Europa League spot. 

An announcement launched by Leipzig on Sunday morning learn: ‘Jesse Marsch will likely be launched with instant impact, assistant coach Achim Beierlorzer will put together the group for the upcoming residence recreation towards Manchester City and sit on the bench for the essential recreation.


‘A successor resolution for Jesse marsch will likely be offered shortly.’

Marsch stated: ‘I’m very grateful to be a part of the Red Bull household and to have been given this chance.

The American coach, 48, only took over at Leipzig at the beginning of the season

The American coach, 48, solely took over at Leipzig firstly of the season 

‘Until the very finish, I had the hope that after a stressed begin to the season and changeable performances as a bunch, we might discover extra unity and stability and switch the proverbial nook.

‘Unfortunately, we did not handle to try this – after speaking to [chief executive] Oliver Mintzlaff, we determined collectively to make a change in the teaching place.

‘I’ll solely bear in mind optimistic ideas and I want the club, the group, the workers and all of the followers that RB Leipzig discover their means again to their former strengths in a short time and, given the standard of the group and the club, I’m positive that the club will obtain its targets.’

Mintzlaff stated: ‘The separation from Jesse Marsch was not straightforward for us, as a result of I actually respect Jesse as an individual and as a coach.

Assistant coach Achim Beierlorzer will prepare Leipzig's team for their next fixture

Assistant coach Achim Beierlorzer will put together Leipzig’s group for his or her subsequent fixture 

‘It is a disgrace that it didn’t work out as hoped and that this step has now develop into needed as a result of sadly the specified improvement and thus the required outcomes for our season targets haven’t materialised.’

Marsch, who was previously in cost at Leipzig’s sister club Red Bull Salzburg, changed Bayern-bound Julian Nagelsmann as supervisor again in the summer time.

Leipzig misplaced the Bundesliga season opener at Mainz and subsequently a number of video games at residence and in the Champions League.


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