MADRID, 15 Jan. (.) –
The coach Abelardo Fernández has been dismissed as coach of Real Sporting de Gijón due to the team’s poor results, the Asturian club confirmed this Sunday, whose decision was precipitated by Saturday’s defeat against Real Racing Club de Santander (2-0 ) in LaLiga SmartBank.
“The Board of Directors of Real Sporting de Gijón has decided to take over on the bench in order to improve the team’s sporting progress, with nineteen games still to go in LaLiga SmartBank, in addition to the knockout round of the Cup del Rey”, said the sportinguista entity in a statement.
The team is currently fourteenth in the second division of Spanish football with 28 points, seven from the ‘Playoff’ zone and with only three income from the relegation places, after four consecutive games without winning -two defeats and two draws -.
“Sporting thanks Abelardo, symbol of our entity and architect of the last promotion to the top flight, for the work done in this second stage at the helm of the first team, with a relevant role during the final stretch of last season at a sporting moment. very complex. Real Sporting is and will always be the home of the former player and coach from Gijón,” the club said.
In addition, from the entity it is considered that the current squad “is in a position to show its competitiveness against all the rivals in the category”, and has “the full support and confidence of the Council to achieve the objectives at the end of the course 2022-23”.