10/03/2021 at 12:46 CEST
The English Premier League club Watford FC announced this Sunday the dismissal of its coach, Spanish Xisco Muñoz, as a result of the “bad trend” of the team in recent days.
“The Council believes that recent actions indicate a negative trend at a time when team cohesion should be visibly improving,” Watford said in a statement.
Xisco Thus he leaves the team bench when it was in the fourteenth position in the table, after having scored seven points in seven games played.
“The Hornets will always be grateful to Xisco for the role he played in getting promoted (last season) and wishes him well in his future football career, “added the team leaders from the North London suburbs.
The club will not comment further until the name of the person who will replace him is announced “imminently”. Xisco Muñoz as a coach.
The Spaniard came to the Vicarage Road bench last December and led Watford to finish second in the Championship last season, thus securing his return to the elite.
His defeat yesterday, Saturday, against Leeds 1-0, with a goal from the Spanish central defender Diego Llorente seems to have ended the patience of the club’s rectors.
Precisely, in their first reactions on social networks, Watford fans are critical of the dismissal and some blame it on the great precedent of Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds, who last season as a newly promoted caused a sensation in the Premier and finished in ninth place .