Wolfsburg coach Magath drops Kyrgiakos

Wolfsburg coach Felix Magath says he is dropping defender

Sotirios Kyrgiakos and midfielder Jan Polak from the first team for

the time being.

Magath does not give a reason, but both players have been out of


Wolfsburg went on a spending spree before the season with the

aim of qualifying for European competition. But one third into the

season, Magath’s team is languishing in 13th place.

Magath led the team to the 2009 Bundesliga title and was brought

back to revive the club’s fortunes.