"We've lost all the important games - in Hamburg, Berlin, Wolfsburg, at home to Schalke and against Leverkusen in the cup. We've reacted to this negative trend, and acted because we're afraid of failing to hit our targets."
-- Bayern Munich general manager Uli Hoeness on why the club fired Coach Juergen Klinsmann with five games left in the Bundesliga season. Bayern is in third place, three points behind leader VfL Wolfsburg, and ahead of fourth-place Stuttgart and fifth-place Hamburg only thanks to goal difference. (fcbayern.de)