LILLE, France -- French club Lille provisionally suspended coach Marcelo Bielsa on Wednesday following a string of poor results in Ligue 1.
The northern French side said in a statement that Bielsa has been suspended "as part of a procedure started by the club." Lille did not elaborate.
Bielsa joined Lille this season but has failed to make the club competitive again, with the team second from bottom after 13 rounds.
After finishing a disappointing 11th last season, Lille hired the coach -- affectionately...