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Bayer fire Hyypia with Champions League spot in danger

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Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday sacked coach Sami Hyypia after their 2-1 defeat at strugglers Hamburg left them with just one win in their last 11 games and facing a battle to qualify for next season's Champions League. 

Sami Hyypia watches Bayer Leverkusen's match against Eintracht Frankfurt in Leverkusen on March 29, 2014. AFP Photo : Patrik Stollarz

The 40-year-old former Liverpool captain, who took on his first senior coaching role last August, has been replaced by Sascha Lewandowski, the head coach of Leverkusen's junior side.

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