Hoffenheim coach Pezzaiuoli signs until 2014
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Hoffenheim coach Marco Pezzaiuoli today signed a contract which will keep him at the Bundesliga side until 2014.

Pezzaiuoli, 42, took over as head coach last month after stalwart Ralf Rangnick quit in early January after four-and-a-half years in charge.

Since taking over as head coach, Pezzaiuoli has endured a torrid time as his team were dumped out of the DFB-Pokal by second division Energie Cottbus and went three games without a win before they won 1-0 at Schalke last weekend.

Hoffenheim are eighth in the Bundesliga and take on Kaiserslautern on Saturday.