Hamburg SV have parted ways with their coach Tim Walter. The 48-year-old has to leave third place in the 2. Bundesliga after two and a half good years, as Sky reported on Monday. The club has already confirmed the squad.

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Walter was already on the brink before Christmas

The six-time German champions have already failed five times in their attempt to finally get promoted to the top league. After the poor sporting performance of recent months, the HSV management seems to see the danger of losing its great goal this season as well.

Before Christmas, Walter was already on the brink. He then received another clear order from sporting director Boldt and sporting director Claus Costa to stabilize his team. However, eight goals conceded in the first two home games of the new year against Karlsruher SC (3:4) and Hannover 96 (3:4) showed that the coach could not achieve this.

Walter moved to HSV in the summer of 2021. In the last 40 years there have only been three coaches with a longer career in Hamburg: Ernst Happel (1981-1987), Benno Möhlmann (1992-1995) and Frank Pagelsdorf (1997- 2001).