Jesse Marsch was fired as the manager of Leeds United after just over a year in office.

Sunday’s match against Nottingham Forest was Leeds’ sixth Premier League game without a victory. Leeds lost 1-0.

They last recorded a league victory on November 5, and as of now, they are only one goal above the relegation zone in the standings.

After American Marsch succeeded Marcelo Bielsa in February, Leeds finished 17th in the previous campaign.

The club’s statement read: “Jesse and his backroom team deserve our appreciation for their work and our best wishes for the future.

“The hiring process for a new head coach is underway, and we’ll keep fans informed over the next few days,” the statement reads.

Additionally fired are coaches Pierre Barrieu, Cameron Toshack, and Rene Maric.

On Wednesday at Old Trafford and again on Sunday at Elland Road, Leeds will face Manchester United.

Only four of Marsch’s team’s 20 league games were victories, with six games ending in draws and ten games in losses.

After 32 Premier League games as the manager of Leeds, he had a 25% win rate before being defeated by Nottingham Forest in his final game in command.

He took over with Leeds 16th in the standings as a former coach of RB Leipzig, New York Red Bulls, and Red Bull Salzburg.

On the final day of the previous campaign, they defeated Brentford 2-1 to prevent relegation to the Championship.

Less than 30% of Jesse Marsch’s games with Leeds United were victories.
Less than 30% of Jesse Marsch’s games with Leeds United were victories.
Marsch is unable to continue despite ensuring top safety
Leeds has struggled in the league once more this year, with their lone away top-flight victory coming at Anfield in October.

After beating Bournemouth 4-3 at home a week later, Leeds moved up to 12th place in the standings, giving Marsch something to work on.

However, since then, the team has once again begun to dread relegation with losses to Tottenham, Manchester City, Aston Villa, and Forest as well as draws to Newcastle, West Ham, and Brentford.

Leeds has advanced to the fifth round of the FA Cup and will play either Fulham or Sunderland away at the end of the month despite their terrible league performance.

Marsch said it was difficult for him to accept the situation the club is in following the Forest defeat, where his team had good chances to grab the lead in the first half.

Added him: “Turning performances into outcomes is difficult for us. We have been here for quite some time. It’s annoying.

I must find a method to alter that mindset and assist our team in achieving the outcomes we believe we merit.

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