Anderlecht sack Van den Brom

Belgian champion's Anderlecht have sacked their Dutch coach John van den Brom, club president Roger Vanden Stock confirmed.

The 47-year-old has been temporarily replaced by his deputy Besnik Hasi until the end of the season. Van den Brom joined the club in May 2012, leading them to the title in his first season in charge. His contract had been due to expire in June 2015.

The team suffered their ninth defeat of the season on Saturday to OH Louvain, and are third in the Pro League, 12 points behind leaders Standard Liege.