Brazilian champions Flamengo fired Spanish coach Domenec Torrent just 10 weeks after hiring the former New York City FC boss, the club announced on Monday.

The move was made after Flamengo suffered two heavy defeats in their last three games.

"Domenec Torrent and his backroom staff are no longer in charge of the first team," the Rio de Janeiro club said in a statement.

Flamengo are third in the Serie A table, one point behind leaders Internacional, having lost just twice in the past 15 games.

However, a 4-0 defeat by second-place Atletico Mineiro on Sunday, coming a week after a 4-1 trouncing at home to Sao Paulo, prompted directors to act.

The 58-year-old Torrent had spent 10 years as Pep Guardiola's assistant at Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Manchester City before managing NYCFC from June 2018 to November 2019.

Before joining Guardiola at Barca in 2007 he coached three clubs in Spain.

Sezione: News / Data: Mon 09 November 2020 alle 23:25
Autore: Stefano Bentivogli
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