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By Peter Weis@PeterVicey

Glasner again bellicose with press: "I won't be provoked today."

Oliver Glasner's recent combative mood when dealing with members of the German press didn't improve much following his latest defeat. 
Just a couple weeks after a belligerent and antagonistic press conference left him the talk of German footballing circles, Eintracht Frankfurt head-coach Oliver Glasner again abruptly broke off another post-match presser when a simple question from a journalist proved too much for him.

Glasner actually also cut his post-match interview with Sky Germany short when his interviewer inquired about the yellow card that will see Mario Götze suspended for the next league match. The Austrian gaffer accused the reporter of "trying to provoke me", then left.

For the thin-skinned Glasner, it surely appears as if every question about Eintracht's declining league situation is tinged with the greater question about his future. It has been widely reported that the SGE trainer has an exit clause in his current contract and will pull it if Eintracht fail to qualify for Europe.

Qualifying for the Champions' League next year increasingly looks out of site for the RheinMain Adler, though they could still earn a European place by winning the Pokal. Glasner's men remain very much alive in the domestic cup, advancing to the semi-finals this week.

"I won't be provoked today," Glasner quipped at his post-match presser. "That was already the case with the television interview. Easter is a celebration of peace. I wish you all a happy Easter with your families."

Glasner then stood up and left.

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