Hertha Berlin have sacked goalkeeper coach Zsolt Petry after he made anti-gay comments in an interview, the club announced on Tuesday.
Hertha Berlin rescued a 1-1 draw at local rivals Union in the capital's derby on Sunday but remain mired in a battle to avoid relegation.
Hertha Berlin boosted their hopes of avoiding relegation from the Bundesliga after an impressive 3-0 home win over Bayer Leverkusen.
Borussia Dortmund scored twice in the second half in a 2-0 victory over visitors Hertha Berlin on Saturday.
RB Leipzig eased past Hertha Berlin 3-0 on Sunday to cut the gap with leaders Bayern Munich to two points with their fourth consecutive victory.
Bayern Munich were unaffected by heavy snow and freezing temperatures as they beat hosts Hertha Berlin 1-0 to go 10 points clear in the Bundesliga.
Hertha Berlin signed Sami Khedira from Juventus on Monday as the club look to boost the quality of their squad to avoid relegation.
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