US coach Marsch falls to 1-0 loss in 1st game with Leeds
Britain Soccer Premier League Leeds United manager Jesse Marsch gestures as Leicester City's Hamza Choudhury gets on the ball during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Leeds United at the King Power Stadium, Leicester, England, Saturday, March 5, 2022. (Mike Egerton/PA via AP) (Mike Egerton)LEICESTER, England — (AP) — American coach Jesse Marsch had an encouraging first match in charge of Leeds — except for the result. Making the Premier League’s most porous team more resilient and organized didn’t stop Leeds falling to a 1-0 loss at Leicester on Saturday. Wearing jeans and a sweater on the sideline, Marsch saw Leeds create a number of clear-cut chances before Barnes broke the deadlock. Marsch got his players in a huddle on the field after the game before getting them to applaud Leeds' traveling fans before returning to the locker room.wftv.com
New coach, similar ethos as Marsch prepares for Leeds debut
Soccer Leeds Marsch FILE - Leipzig's head coach Jesse Marsch applauds after their German Bundesliga soccer match against VfL Wolfsburg in Wolfsburg, Germany, Aug. 29, 2021. American coach Jesse Marsch has been hired by Leeds it was announced Monday, Feb. 28, 2022 and the club is hoping a late-season change in manager can help to preserve its English Premier League status. Marsch replaces Marcelo Bielsa and is back in work nearly three months after leaving German team Leipzig. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, file) (Michael Sohn)LEEDS, England — (AP) — New manager, similar ethos. Don’t expect Leeds to look markedly different under the leadership of new American coach Jesse Marsch following his arrival at the struggling English Premier League club as the replacement for the fired Marcelo Bielsa.wftv.com
Leipzig reacts after 3 league losses: Marsch no longer coach
LEIPZIG, Germany — (AP) — American Jesse Marsch is no longer coach of Bundesliga team Leipzig. That is the result of an in-depth analysis and intensive discussions” after Friday’s 2-1 loss at Union Berlin. It was Leipzig’s third successive domestic defeat and it left the team midtable in the Bundesliga, away from the Champions League qualification places that it has targeted. Leipzig said Marsch, who took over in the offseason from the Bayern Munich-bound Julian Nagelsmann, was being “released with immediate effect” and that assistant coach Achim Beierlorzer will take charge of the team for Tuesday’s Champions League game against Manchester City. The club said a successor for Marsch will be “presented soon.”___More AP soccer: https://apnews.com/hub/soccer and https://twitter.com/AP_SportsCopyright 2021 The Associated Press.wftv.com
American coach makes his mark by winning Austrian title
(AP Photo/Francisco Seco, FILE)DSSELDORF DJesse Marsch came to Europe to make a name both for himself and for every other American soccer coach. Marsch led Salzburg to this seasons Austrian league title, the most significant trophy won by an American coach in Europe. And, you know, I mean, its very sink or swim in Europe.In his first season as coach of Salzburg, Marsch had little trouble staying afloat despite a raft of problems. American coach Pellegrino Matarazzo, however, led Stuttgart to promotion in Germany this season. After winning the Austrian title, Marsch says he wants to stay in the moment, rather than making longer-term plans.