AthleticTOOn December 3, 2018 Athletic lost in Levante and that morning their adis decided
Ltodefeat as a visitor against Levante (3-0) precipitated everything. "I think of Athletic and if my resignation is useful, so be it. If they make me understand that another can reverse the situation, take the plunge. If it is the best for the team, it will be something I will contemplate," Eduardo Berizzo explained in the press room. from the Ciutat de Valencia. It was his last appearance as coach of Athletic. At midday of the next day, with the team back in Bilbao, Ibaigane announced the dismissal – not resignation – of the Argentine technician.
Levante threw the last shovel of sand over the pit that engulfs a Berizzo that after opening with a victory in the League accumulated13 consecutive days without winning,Historical streak of negative results in the history of the club. HeAthletic occupied relegation positionand the early morning was long at the concentration hotel. There he decided his dismissal. It was signed by Josu Urrutia, Jokin Garatea, Jon Muoz, the three members of the management commission that will run the club until the elections are held, and Jos Mari Amorrortu, then still a sports director.The Argentine coach returned knowing that he would leave the entity and the next day he did not take the field with his players, that in a day of sporting funeral they were hardly five minutes in the field of play of Lezama.
At the same time that the group of players entered the covered pavilion next to the physical trainer who worked with Berizzo the Athletic announced on social networks thebye of the coach and that his position will be covered by Gaizka Garitano. The farewell of the Argentinefill the first team's costumes with tears: the technicians cried and also the soccer players. Berizzo was quick to find accommodation because in February 2019 he became the head of the selection of Paraguay.
. (tagsToTranslate) Athletic Bilbao (t) First Division