MADRID, SPAIN – OCTOBER 27: Ronald Koeman, head coach of FC Barcelona searches prior to the La Liga Santander match in between Rayo Vallecano and FC Barcelona at Campo de Futbol de Vallecas on October 27, 2021 in Madrid, Spain.
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Ronald Koeman has actually been sacked as head coach of Barcelona after 14 months in charge.
After weeks of speculation, Koeman’s last video game was the 1-0 defeat by Rayo Vallecano in La Liga on Wednesday night, their 4th defeat in 6 video games in all competitors.
A short declaration was launched on the club’s site verifying president Joan Laporta had actually eased the Dutchman of his responsibilities as first-team coach.
It included: “Ronald Koeman will bid farewell to the team on Thursday at the Ciutat Esportiva.
” FC Barcelona wants to thank him for his service to the club and wants him all the very best in his expert profession.”
Pressure had actually been constructing on the Dutchman because a 3-0 defeat at Benfica in late September, that made this season the club’s worst-ever start to a Champions League project.
They caught a 2-0 away loss to Atletico Madrid in La Liga on October 2, with previous forward Luis Suarez scoring the 2nd objective at the Metropolitano Stadium, and they track league frontrunners Real Madrid by 6 points in the table.
Their 2-1 loss to Real Madrid at the Nou Camp on October 24 was Koeman’s 3rd El Clasico defeat in a row, and after the last whistle, the Barcelona employer was targeted by a crowd of fans who assaulted his cars and truck as he attempted to repel from the arena.
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After the defeat on Wednesday, Koeman stated: “It [Barcelona’s league position] states we’re not well.
“The team has lost balance in the squad, lost very effective players, which shows. In recent years other clubs have strengthened every season and we haven’t, which also shows.”
Koeman was designated in August in 2015 and in his very first project led Barcelona to 3rd location in La Liga and won the Copa del Rey.
But he has actually had a hard time in his 2nd season following the departure of Lionel Messi, who left as a complimentary representative in the summertime to sign up with Paris Saint-Germain with monetary problems leaving Barcelona not able to manage his salaries.