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The Board of Directors of Levante UD and the sports area, after the meeting held this afternoon, have agreed the non-continuity of Paco López as coach of the first team granota“, reports this Sunday the website of the Ciutat de València team.
Paco López is the first First Division coach to fall this season. The last defeat of Levante, in the field of Mallorca (1-0), the third in a row, after falling at the Camp Nou against FC Barcelona (3-0) and at home against Celta (0-2).
Levante closed the eighth day in the relegation zone, with 4 points, beating only Deportivo Alavés (3 points) and Getafe (1 point). Above they have Granada, with 6 points after the three added this Sunday against Sevilla (1-0).
A historical coach
The Levante website adds that Paco López has led the team in 147 games and leads “the ranking of Levantine coaches with the most victories in the First Division, becoming the coach who has directed the most games in the club’s history. In addition, under his leadership, Levante UD was able to play in a semifinal of the Copa SM El Rey “.
From Levante UD they thanked Paco López and his coaching staff “His enormous involvement, commitment, work, dedication, affection and closeness to all levels of the club”, and they wished them all “the best of luck, both personally and professionally.”