According to Goal, The Swiss coach was unable to survive the heavy home loss on Saturday, meaning his team won just four points from their last five games.
Following Saturday’s 5-1 home loss to newly-promoted Stuttgart, Borussia Dortmund sacked head coach Lucien Favre.
In the Bundesliga, the loss leaves Dortmund sixth, five points off the pace of the Bayern Munich champions, whose 24 points are matched by RB Leipzig.
By comparison, in their last five matches, Dortmund won just four points, while they made impressive progress in the Champions League, finishing first in Group F ahead of Lazio.
The club said in a statement: “Borussia Dortmund and head coach Lucien Favre have parted ways.”
For his commitment, the club would like to thank Lucien and wish him luck in his future.
“Assistant coach Edin Terzic has been announced as interim manager until the start of a new season. Terzic’s coaching team will be joined by Sebastian Geppert and Otto Addo.”
Following the 5-1 humbling, club stalwart Mats Hummels was critical of his coach’s strategy, telling the press after the match: “The goals for 2-1, 4-1 and 5-1 all came from us losing the ball in a way that we should never have allowed to happen.”
“You have to admit, Stuttgart played very well for a 3-1 lead. They were militant and determined, and they had a successful strategy. We’ve not been. Among other stuff, we lacked focus.
“We always try to play tiki-taka through small gaps. We lose the ball so often when we try that If it works, it looks good. Unfortunately, it works in very few cases.”
Since taking over in the summer of 2018, Favre has been in charge and has led the club on three occasions to two second-placed finishes in the Bundesliga and the last 16 of the Champions League.
He supported them to win the DFB Supercup in 2019-20, the only silverware that he can claim at the helm.