For the very first time, an American manager took the sidelines for a Champions League group stage game. For the very first time, an American manager emerged victorious in a Champions League group stage.
Jesse Marsch makes Champions League history with Red Bull Salzburg. 🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/NHBtGa5ZPm— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) September 17, 2019
The 45-year-old is leading Red Bull Salzburg in their first group stage appearance, having fallen in the qualifying rounds each of the last seven seasons.
Marsch is off to a dream start in Salzburg in league play as well, having won each of their first seven games with a huge +28 goal difference.