Leipzig Fans Demand the Appointment of Sacked Chelsea Manager Thomas Tuchel to Replace Outgoing Coach

Leipzig Fans Demand the Appointment of Sacked Chelsea Manager Thomas Tuchel to Replace Outgoing Coach

  • Football fans on social media have taken to social media to react to the sacking of RB Leipzig manager Domenico Tedesco
  • RB Leipzig have decided to sack coach Domenico Tedesco following a heavy home defeat in the Champions League
  • Shakhtar Donetsk beat RB Leipzig 4-1 in Germany, to add to the Bundesliga side's poor start to the season

When it was confirmed that Domenico Tedesco has been fired by RB Leipzig, some football fans of the German club on social media were extremely excited.

Tedesco was released by the German club on Wednesday morning.

Domenico Tedesco, Thomas Tuchel, RB Leipzig, Chelsea
Some fans of Leipzig are demanding the appointment of Thomas Tuchel to replace Domenico Tedesco. Credit: @ghanaballers
Source: Twitter

This follows Tuesday night's stunning 4-1 defeat at home to Shakhtar Donetsk in the UEFA Champions League.

After the match, it was reported that Tedesco's head was on the chopping block despite guiding them to DFB-Pokal success as well as the Europa League semi-finals last season.

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Then on Tuesday morning, Leipzig released an official statement that they have dismissed the Italian-German manager after just 10 months in the role.

A considerable number of fans have taken to social media to celebrate Tedesco's sacking, with some fans calling for the appointment of Thomas Tuchel, who has also been fired by Chelsea.

@OrcianiEric tweeted: "Tuchel's coming home."
@abhishekkdamle posted: Tuchel coming back maybe.
@vedantggmu tweeted: Have a feeling tuchel will join them, they have really good players.
@jcperez_ tweeted: Well, what a timing, if only there were some elite German manager who is now out of a job...
@EricNjiiru tweeted: Champions League clubs Leipzig and Chelsea not wasting time to sack managers. Let’s wait for Thursday
@iamweiird added: Swap with Tuchel

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Goalkeeper blunder costs RB Leipzig dearly as Shakhtar Donetsk earn a memorable win in Champions League opener

Peter Gulasci was the biggest villain for RB Leipzig as the Bundesliga giants were humiliated in front of their supporters by Shakhtar Donetsk on matchday 1 of the UEFA Champions League.

The Hungarian goalkeeper made a costly error that led to Shakhtar Donetsk’s first goal and the German side never recovered after that as they were thrashed 4-1 by the Ukrainians.

Shakhtar Donetsk striker, Marian Shved was handed the first goal when Gulacsi tried to be clever with the ball but gifted the striker to tap in from outside the box.

Source: Sports Brief News