Thomas Reis is no longer the coach of VfL Bochum, bottom of the Bundesliga after losing their first six league games.
VfL Bochum, red lantern of the German championship with six defeats in as many games, parted ways with coach Thomas Reis and assistant Markus Gellhaus, the club said in a statement on Monday.
“That this decision was not easy to make is clear to everyone. Thomas Reis has created a bond between the club and the city, which has lasted for the past three years“, Lamented the boss of the club, Patrick Fabian.
Thomas Reis, who arrived in September 2019, is replaced by Heiko Butscher, until then under-19 coach and who is acting.
Bochum sit last in the Bundesliga with no points. The club, moved up to the first division during the 2020/21 season and maintained thanks to a 13th place last season, conceded eighteen goals (including 7 against Bayern) for only four goals scored during the first six days of the season. 2022/23 financial year.
It is the second club in the German championship to thank its coach this season, after RB Leipzig which separated from Domenico Tedesco, replaced by Marco Rose last week.
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