sport news Niko Kovac 'given two more matches to save his job as Bayern Munich manager'

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Niko Kovac 'given two more matches to save his job as Bayern Munich manager' following thrashing at Eintracht Frankfurt... but he could go if they lose to bitter rivals Dortmund Bayern Munich bosses 'will give Niko Kovac two more games' to save his job Kovac is under pressure after Saturday's 5-1 thrashing at Eintracht Frankfurt  Bayern collapsed to heavy defeat after early Jerome Boateng red card Manager will be given games against Olympiacos and It means he could be fired if Bayern lose to bitter rivals Dortmund on Saturday 

By Adam Shergold for MailOnline

Published: 12:21 GMT, 3 November 2019 | Updated: 14:11 GMT, 3 November 2019

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Bayern Munich bosses 'will give Niko Kovac two more matches' before deciding on whether he should continue as their manager.

Kovac is now under intense pressure following a shocking 5-1 Bundesliga defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday after Jerome Boateng was sent off just nine minutes in.

But, according to German newspaper Bild, the Bavarian club's hierarchy will give Kovac Wednesday night's Champions League fixture with Olympiacos and Saturday's 'Klassiker' with to turn the situation around.

Niko Kovac 'has been given two matches to save his job' by Bayern Munich chiefs

Niko Kovac 'has been given two matches to save his job' by Bayern Munich chiefs 

Kovac watches his Bayern side crash to a 5-1 defeat at Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday

Kovac watches his Bayern side crash to a 5-1 defeat at Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday

If he fails, it is expected Kovac will pay the price for the club's poor start to the season in the Bundesliga.

Speculation mounted that Kovac was set to be fired in the wake of the Frankfurt defeat when Bayern cancelled a planned open training session on Sunday morning.

But news of the one-week grace period emerged on Sunday morning with a decision to be made on Kovac's future at the beginning

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