(Dpa). Marcus Guisdall stood motionless in front of his bench and then vanished into the catacombs after applauding his players. However, the 51-year-old said goodbye after a 2: 3 (1: 1) bankruptcy. FC Köln in a relegation duel with FSV Mainz 05 as head coach of Rheinlander FC. The separation from the 51-year-old was a perfect deal, Sport 1 and Express reported less than two hours after the eighth game in the Bundesliga without a win on Sunday evening.
Initially, there was no confirmation of the penultimate schedule.
Sports director Horst Heldt did not comment in advance and declined an interview request from Sky TV anchor. According to reports, veteran Fredhelm Funkel could take over the task of preventing the club from moving to the second division for the remaining six matches of the season. “No one has called me yet.” Funkel told Express. “The game is a bit over.” According to this, he is ready to take over in the short term.
Gisdol previously stated in Sky: “I don’t expect anything, I try to console my kids. It’s about 1. FC Köln and my team.” The coach, who has been working in Cologne since November 2019, admitted that “of course it is frustrating, and this is evident after a match like this, I felt you could have scored the three goals. “
After the final whistle, Captain Jonas Hector crouched in front of a gang for minutes and explained his reaction like this: “Of course you are annoyed about the game we lost. We gave up goals very easily.” But he didn’t want to hear about the relegation for a long time.