A day before meeting Barça in the semifinals of the Spanish Super Cup (19.00, Teledeporte), the feminine Atlético de Madrid introduced that they’re dismissing Dani González as coach. The membership introduced on Tuesday the return of José Luis Sánchez Vera to the rojiblanco bench. The choice of the entity comes in the center of a really irregular season of the mattress workforce in the League, the place it’s fifth with 28 factors, out of the first three positions, which give entry to the Champions League. Atlético has eight victories, 4 attracts and two defeats and is three factors behind Levante, which is third with 31 factors and has additionally performed 14 video games. González, who final August led the rojiblanco workforce in the first quarterfinals of the Champions League in its historical past, will proceed to be linked to the membership, the place he arrived as a participant in 1994 and of which he has been a part of the academy – the decrease classes – since 2010.
“The issues with the accidents of a number of gamers have hampered the efficiency of our workforce,” explains the assertion from Atlético, which appreciates the work and professionalism of Dani González. The coach arrived on the rojiblanco bench in January 2020. Final August, González performed the quarterfinals of the Champions League towards Barça – in one recreation – the place he competed in a formidable approach and fell 0-1 regardless of the variety of casualties that the workforce had because of an outbreak of coronavirus. In the earlier league season, which was suspended in March as a consequence of the pandemic, Atlético completed second and certified for the Champions League. In the spherical of 32 of this version, the first spherical of the event, he eradicated the Swiss Servette (2-5 in the first leg, 4-0 in the second leg). The eighth rival will likely be identified in February. Nonetheless, its mole has been the Primera Iberdrola, the place it has solely achieved three consecutive victories since the League returned final October. As a neighborhood, for instance, they misplaced towards Madrid CFF and drew with Sporting de Huelva, two golf equipment towards which a priori shouldn’t be left factors, particularly if one takes into consideration the excellent trajectory of Barça, who’ve received all the video games and has not misplaced in a nationwide competitors for 2 years.
Dani González got here to the bench to fill the void left by the departure of Sánchez Vera – his successor, Pablo López, solely spent three months in cost of the workforce – who’s now returning to exchange him. The coach, who in his first 12 months received the 2018/2019 League with Atlético, left the submit for private causes in October 2019. He had arrived in the summer season of 2018 to exchange Ángel Villacampa. Regardless of triumphing in the league championship in their debut in the elite of ladies’s soccer, the workforce led by Sánchez Vera fell in Could 2019 in the closing of the Copa del Reina towards Actual Sociedad.
José Luis Sánchez Vera landed at Atlético in 2015. Before becoming a member of the first ladies’s workforce, he was second coach of the cadet and technical analyst of youth A. Resulting from the success in this final facet, the membership requested him to increase it to all classes decrease. “I can say little about what it means to work for this membership and this workforce once more. Now we have many challenges and objectives to work in direction of collectively and I’ll, as at all times, put all my effort, dedication and fervour to realize them. I hope to see all of Atlético quickly, ”Sánchez Vera advised the Atlético media.
The brand new coach had his first and solely coaching session with Atlético on Tuesday afternoon before taking up Barça on Wednesday. As well as, the workforce had not been capable of train collectively since final week as a consequence of the storm Filomena, which paralyzed Madrid for a number of days and brought about the postponement of 5 matches of matchday 15 of the League as a consequence of the incapacity of some golf equipment to journey round the greatest snowfall of the century in Spain.
Atlético’s squad has modified tremendously since Sánchez Vera’s first stage. The Spanish worldwide Virginia Torrecilla is out after a profitable operation for a head tumor final Could, and gamers similar to goalkeepers Lola Gallardo and Sari van Veenendaal or lateral Kenti Robles have left. The renewal course of already started in the summer season of 2019, with him on the bench, when he misplaced, for instance, his finest participant, Jenni Hermoso, who signed for Barça. Since then, Atlético has tried to create a brand new group. They’ve arrived, amongst others, Toni Duggan, Charlyn Corral or Deyna Castellanos. On this winter market the membership has been bolstered with three different signings: Nigerian attacker Rasheedat Ajibade, French midfielder Aminata Diallo and Cameroonian ahead Njoya Ajara Nchout. In none of those incorporations did Sánchez Vera take part, as he himself acknowledged this Tuesday at the press convention previous to the recreation towards Barça.