January 20, 2021

Pablo Machín stops being Alavés coach

Pablo Machín, in a file image

Pablo Machín, in a file image

The soriano Pablo Machín has been dismissed as coach of the first team of Deportivo Alavés, confirmed this Tuesday the Vitorian club, so it becomes the fourth manager fired this season in The league Santander.

“Deportivo Alavés and Pablo Machín separate their paths. From this Tuesday, the entity from Gasteiz and the coach from Soria end the relationship that united them since last August“, announced the slime entity in a statement.

The last three consecutive days without winning and the two defeats against him Atlético de Madrid (1-2) and Cádiz (3-1), which leave the sixteenth Basque team (18) with only two rental points on the drop zone, have precipitated the dismissal of the Soriano technician.

Machín, 45 years old, landed in Vitoria on August 5, 2020, replacing Juan Ramón López Muñiz; since its arrival, the babazorro painting has added 4 wins, 6 draws and 8 losses in LaLiga Santander, in addition to overcoming the first two qualifying rounds of the Copa del Rey.

“From Deportivo Alavés we want to thank Pablo Machín and Jordi Balcells for their work and dedication to the club and wish them all best of luck in your future professional, “said Deportivo Alavés, who confirmed that this Tuesday’s training session will be led by Javier Cabello, until now the team’s second coach.

In this way, Machín becomes the fourth coach dismissed this season in the highest category of Spanish football after Óscar García Junyent (RC Celta), Gaizka Garitano (Athletic Club) and Míchel (SD Huesca).


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