Düsseldorf - Fortuna Düsseldorf have relieved head coach Oliver Reck of his duties, the club announced on Monday afternoon.

A run of just three wins in their last ten Bundesliga 2 matches has seen the North Rhine-Westphalian club slip to seventh in Germany's second tier, six points off an automatic promotion place. Reck's last game in charge was Düsseldorf's 3-1 defeat at home to fellow promotion hopefuls 1. FC Nürnberg on Sunday.

Current Under-23 coach and former Hertha Berlin player Taskin Aksoy has been put in temporary charge at the ESPRIT ARENA.