European Championships

Hamburg hires Markus Gisdol as coach

HAMBURG, Germany (AP) Hamburger SV has hired Markus Gisdol as coach, replacing Bruno Labbadia.

Labbadia was fired Sunday following a poor start to the season, with only one point from the opening five matches.

Gisdol was in charge of Bundesliga rival Hoffenheim from April 2012 to October 2015.