Dutch coach Ronald Koeman has become Barcelona coach, with the worst rate for Barcelona coach since Frank Rijkaard and Quique Setien, the former coaches of the team.
Barcelona lost its host, Benfica, 3-0, in the match that brought the two teams together at Al-Nour Stadium in the second round of Group E of the group stage of the European Champions League.
And the Spanish newspaper “Sport” confirmed that Ronald Koeman will stop being Barcelona coach, before or after the confrontation against Atletico Madrid..
The newspaper pointed out that the defeat against Benfica caused the club to run out of patience, as the board of directors met in the early hours of the morning with the aim of choosing the new Barcelona coach..
The newspaper added that after 62 games at the helm of Barcelona, Koeman scored 38 wins, 11 draws and 13 defeats, which means 61% of wins and an average of 2.02 points per game..
And the newspaper added that the Dutchman has worse numbers than Kiki Sitten, as the coach achieved 16 victories, four draws and five defeats in 25 matches, in other words, the Spanish coach achieved 64% victories and got 2.08 points per game..
Barcelona is at the bottom of the Champions League group E table, without any points, while Benfica is second with 4 points collected from a tie with Dynamo Kiev in the first round, and a victory over Barcelona.