Twelve days lasted the European premiere of Antonio Mohamed, replaced on the bench of Celta after winning just three games, with the fourteenth team in the table, four points on the relegation, third top scorer in the championship, but also the third most fit. The dismissal took place at night and surprisingly because after six games without winning in the league had overcome a situation limit with a win against Eibar and a draw in the field of Betis. But the poor feeling that the team showed in the defeat against Real Madrid exhausted the meager confidence that held the Argentine coach. In the goodbye, the substitute, the Portuguese Miguel Cardoso, was also known.
The bet of the Celtic returns to be of risk. Cardoso, 46 years old. He was dismissed a little over a month ago at Nantes, his second experience as head coach. He spent eight days in the French team and just won a game. They put the settlement on the table when the team was penultimate and now it is in the middle of the table. Before, he had worked just one year at the head of Rio Ave Luso, which led to the fifth final place in the championship to achieve a historic pass to the Europa League. Previously, he had worked as an assistant in various Portuguese clubs and for several years in support of Domingos Paciencia, with whom he had an ephemeral stay at Deportivo for 37 days at the opening of 2013. They left after having also won just one game.
Cardoso is famous in Portugal as a teacher and as a scholar theoretician. In Nantes he collided with the players due to his rigidity and interventionism that came to the point of managing and filtering the players' relationship with the media. After his dismissal he went to his social networks and borrowed a quote from Albert Camus: "In the middle of winter, I discovered an invincible summer in me."
This is a former teacher of physical education in institutes that was forged for nine seasons in the base football of Oporto and has a special desire to work defensive concepts, historical tara Celta in recent years and one of the objectives to be They put Mohamed on the table to improve the performance of the team. The Argentine is leaving with his five assistants and is the third coach to lose his job this season in the top flight of Spanish football after Leo Franco, in Huesca, and Julen Lopetegui in Real Madrid. Cardoso will lead his first training session with Celta this afternoon.