Metz have sacked head coach Philippe Hinschberger as a consequence of a "catastrophic" start to the Ligue 1 season.
The Lorraine region club are bottom of the league with a record of nine defeats from 10 games, and Saturday's 2-1 home loss to Dijon proved to be the end for Hinschberger.
Metz's reserve team coach Jose Pinot has taken over the club on a caretaker basis.
A statement published on Metz's official website read: "Philippe Hinschberger is no longer in charge of the Metz first team. The...