Carlo Ancelotti loves this time of year. His teams blossom when spring arrives. This March his side are also reaching top form. Why is that?
Ruhr rivals Borussia Dortmund and Schalke head into their derby as clubs moving in opposite directions. While Schalke are near the top of the table, Dortmund are mired in a downward spiral.
Former Bayern Munich coach Carlo Ancelotti has spoken for the first time since being fired by the Bundesliga champions. The Italian revealed he will take the rest of the season off before returning to management.
Bayern Munich have fired head coach Carlo Ancelotti. The move followed the club's 3-0 defeat by Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League. Assistant coach Willy Sagnol is to take over on an interim basis.
When Carlo Ancelotti was appointed, Bayern Munich were keen to break with the Pep Guardiola era. Firing the Italian leaves them at a tactical and ideological crossroads. DW's Matt Ford looks at where they go now.
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