Bayern Munich sack coach Niko Kovac

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Bayern Munich have sacked head coach Niko Kovac.

The Croatian – who led Die Roten to the German league and cup double last season – was dismissed on Sunday, after meeting CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, president Uli Hoeness and sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic.

His departure comes just over 24 hours after Bayern were thrashed 5-1 by his former club, Eintracht Frankfurt, on Saturday.

That result was only Bayern’s second defeat in the Bundesliga this season in 10 games.

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