Schalke F.C. Replace Coach Jens Keller With Roberto Di Matteo

Roberto Di Matteo, who won the Champions League in 2012 when Chelsea beat Bayern Munich on penalties, has signed a three-year contract.

updated: October 07, 2014 17:47 IST
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File photo of former Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo.

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Gelsenkirchen, Germany: Schalke fired coach Jens Keller on Tuesday and replaced him with former Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo. Di Matteo signed a three-year contract.

Keller was dismissed after Schalke picked up only eight points in seven Bundesliga games. They are 11th in the 18-team league.

The team lost 2-1 to Hoffenheim on Saturday, and has already been knocked out of the German Cup by third-division Dynamo Dresden.

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