With the separation of coach Jan Siewert, FSV Mainz 05 has responded to the current misery in the soccer bundesliga Reaction to. The penultimate team, which has not won eleven games, fired the 41-year-old coach on Monday, who had only been in office for three months. Siewert's successor will be presented on Tuesday afternoon, as Rheinhessen announced.

Mainz expels coach Siewert

“Unfortunately, we now see the change of coach as a necessary step in order to achieve positive change,” said sporting director Christian Heidel ahead of Saturday's upcoming match against FC Augsburg (15:30/Sky ).

Siewert replaced Bo Svensson as interim coach in early November. Shortly before Christmas he received a contract until June 30, 2026. Apart from the first match (2-0 against RB Leipzig), the former Mainz second team coach did not win a match and drew six times.