Football coaches are an important piece within the team, as they are responsible for the lineups and the game strategy, and that the whole of this can give the victory.
Thierry Henry, Julen Lopetegui and Santiago Solari. / Photos: joshjdss - Богдан Заяц - AFP
LatinAmerican Post | Laura Viviana Guevara Muñoz
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Coaches are signed, as players are signed, and the former are expected to last several seasons longer than the latter, but if the directors do not see the results that help maintain the prestige of the club, regardless of their name, the technicians are fired. In LatinAmerican Post we show you the coaches that have lasted the least in front of the bench.
The most recent case is that of the now former AC coach of Milan. Giampaolo had been appointed in June 2019 to end the bad times of the club, because for some time now the Italian team has not reaped any title. The team has already announced that the new coach is Stefano Pioli, technical director of Lazio and Inter Milan.
Giampaolo, who was also a soccer player of the Serie C and Serie B of Italy, retired from football in 1997. Despite being signed by the club "rossonero" until 2021 with a year of possibility of extension, the directives did not They gave him more chances. Currently, the team is in position 13 in the Serie A table and Giampaolo retires after seven games, of which he lost four.
2. Thierry Henry
This former French footballer, who stood out in the national team and in AS Monaco, decided to try his luck as a coach and in October 2018, the team he would consolidate gave him the opportunity.
Comunicado del club sobre Thierry Henryhttps://t.co/vQPrdxnFv2— AS Monaco ES (@AS_Monaco_ES) January 24, 2019
Henry entered as a replacement for the Portuguese Leonardo Jardim, who failed to lift the performance of the French team. However, Henry also failed to meet the expectations of the directors, and after three and a half months under the command of the club, he was fired. The funny thing is not that Jardim resumed the leadership of the team, but that Henry did not leave empty-handed because 25 million euros came into his pocket.
3. Julen Lopetegui
Lopetegui arrived at the club in June 2018, relieving Zidane of the charge; difficult task because the former French player put a very high stick with the amount of titles that Madrid achieved under his direction. However, 14 matches were enough for Lopetegui to be fired.
The now coach of Sevilla, achieved "6 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses, 21 goals in favor and 20 against," according to figures given by Sport. The defeat against Barcelona (5-1) and the loss of the Spanish SuperCopa against Atlético de Madrid (2-4), were the drops that overflowed the glass of Florentino, who fired him in October 2018.
#Lopetegui y la #EuropaLeague: “Queremos ser protagonistas en la competición”"Hay que tomarse cada partido con el máximo rigor", ha señalado el entrenador rojiblanco El entrenador del #SevillaFC, Julen Lopetegui, ha comparecido ante los medios de comunicación en la rueda de prensa previa al enfrentamiento contra el Apoel correspondiente a la segunda jornada de la fase de grupos de la Europa League. “Sabemos que la realidad es que mañana tendremos que ganar los tres puntos respetando al rival”, ha empezado diciendo Lopetegui antes de destacar lo mucho que significa el torneo para la entidad de Nervión. “La ilusión es hacer una gran competición. Somos conscientes de lo que significa la Europa League para el club. Queremos ser protagonistas en la competición, sin duda”, ha comentado el técnico antes de analizar con algo más de detalle al rival que se presentará mañana en el estadio Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán. “Ha jugado con varios dibujos. No creo que tengamos que centrarnos en el sistema del equipo contrario porque puede jugar de varias maneras”, ha señalado Lopetegui antes de recordar lo ocurrido el pasado fin de semana. “Ellos han ganado la Supercopa de Chipre reservando a varios titulares. Mañana va a ser un partido duro. Siento que los equipos rivales apuran sus opciones. Toca hablar del Apoel y el objetivo de enfocar un partido muy importante para nosotros. Hay que tomarse cada partido con el máximo rigor”. #vamosmisevilla #dicenquenuncaserinde #wearesevilla
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4. Frank de Boer
This nineties star stood out in teams like Ajax or Barcelona. He currently serves as the coach of Atlanta United, but in 2017 he made history in the Premier League, as he became the third coach to be fired in a short period of time . De Boer lasted 77 days, won a match and lost another four.
As if that weren't enough, De Boer had already been fired from Inter Milan after being a technical director for three months. In his performance as coach of the Italian team, the Dutchman lost seven games of the fourteen he managed to lead, according to ESPN.
5. Santiago Solari
Another head that rolled when not getting good results was that of former soccer player Solari, when he took the reins of Real Madrid. After a stormy departure from Lopetegui, Solari arrived at the team in October 2018 and would last until March 2019; a period of time in which Solari lasted only five days longer than Lopetegui.
The reason for the departure? After his arrival, the Argentine could not raise the results of a team that was already defeated. Being out of the Champions League, a competition they had won three times in a row; from the Copa del Rey and far from La Liga, were sufficient grounds for dismissal. Solari lasted four and a half months in charge of the meringues
6. Marcelo Bielsa
This experienced Argentine coach, and who in recent days was awarded by the Panathlon organization for fair play, in July 2016 he was recruited by the Italian team Lazio to be the new coach.
However, just two days after signing the contract, the Argentine resigned his position. The reasons, according to Mundo Deportivo, are based on the fact that the club did not sign the players that the Argentine wanted to start the season on the right foot, according to statements given to the journalist Emiliano Pinsón.
7. Quique Sánchez Flores
In January 2015, the former soccer player of Valencia and Real Madrid was signed by Getafe. However, in February of that same year, Sanchez resigned from the position stating that the decision had personal motives, “product of a vital reflection , ” according to Faro de Vigo.