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Borussia Dortmund sack Peter Bosz and appoint Peter Stoger

Dortmund sack Bosz, appoint Stoger
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Borussia Dortmund announce the sacking of Peter Bosz and subsequent appointment of former FC Koln boss Peter Stoger as their new head coach.

Borussia Dortmund have sacked Peter Bosz and appointed former FC Koln boss Peter Stoger as his replacement.

Bosz joined in the summer after guiding Ajax to the final of the Europa League, but leaves with the Schwarzgelben seventh in the Bundesliga table.

Saturday's 2-1 defeat at home to Werder Bremen left Dortmund without a win in 12 games in all competitions and three points adrift of a Champions League place.

Club chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke said in a statement: "Last night, in a conversation with Peter Bosz, we decided that we would release him with immediate effect.

"It was very emotional, but also respectful. On behalf of all at Borussia, I would like to thank Peter Bosz. We still consider him a great coach and person."

Dortmund also announced that Stoger, who left Koln earlier this month, would take charge of the team until the end of the season.

The 51-year-old enjoyed a four-year tenure at Koln in which he guided them to promotion from the second tier and to fifth place in the league last season to earn European football.

Stoger is due to oversee his first training session later on Sunday, with his first match coming on Tuesday night, away to Mainz 05.

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Peter Bosz watches on during the Champions League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Borussia Dortmund on September 13, 2017
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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Borussia DortmundDortmund75202381517
2RB Leipzig7421169714
3Borussia MonchengladbachBorussia M'bach7421159614
4Werder Bremen7421138514
5Hertha Berlin7421127514
6Bayern Munich7412128413
7Eintracht FrankfurtFrankfurt73131211110
8Mainz 0572324409
9Wolfsburg72321011-19
10Augsburg7223141318
11Freiburg7223913-48
12Nuremberg7223716-98
13Hoffenheim72141112-17
14Bayer LeverkusenB. Leverkusen7214713-67
15Schalke 04Schalke720559-46
16Hannover7124814-65
17Fortuna DusseldorfDusseldorf7124511-65
18Stuttgart7124613-75

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