Paolo Montero will no longer be the coach of San Lorenzo.
The leaders They decided to ask the Uruguayan coach to resign, despite the fact that in the last hours they had confirmed him to lead the team in the classic against Huracán.
As it transpired, on the morning of this Thursday there was a meeting of Montero with the Director of Soccer of the Cyclone, after which it was decided that the coach who arrived at the Barça club in June of this year will leave after only six months.
Montero’s numbers in charge of the squad are not the best since in 112 days he led Boedo’s team and with 17 games played, San Lorenzo suffered eight defeats, obtained four victories and garnered five draws, with 15 goals in favor and 23 against.
San Lorenzo lost 3 to 1 at home against Lanús on Wednesday, while previously they fell due to the same result in their visit to River and in the Nuevo Gasómetro by 2 to 1 against Colón, while they had achieved a draw with Atlético Tucumán in northern Argentina.
Although the Uruguayan coach has his own faults, he must have managed a team that suffered weight losses such as that of Juan Ramírez (the midfielder who passed to Boca) and that of the Paraguayan brothers Romero, who ended up leaving in the middle of a real scandal media, all product of the leadership intention to lower the budget and reorder the economy. He also suffered a lucky epidemic of injuries and ended up facing the tournament with many youths.
The lack of results was taking him away from the objective of classifying the Cups. Today, the Cyclone is 14 points from Libertadores 2022 and 6 from entering the South American.
It is not news that the San Lorenzo bank is a guillotine. In the last four years, Claudio Biaggio, Jorge Almirón, Juan Antonio Pizzi, Monarriz (as interim and ratified), Mariano Soso, Diego Dabove, Leandro Romagnoli (with Alberto Acosta and Hugo Tocalli) passed on an interim basis and the Uruguayan Montero.
The entity is going through an institutional and sports crisis in the week prior to the classic against Huracán that will be played next Sunday at 6:00 p.m. at the Tomás Adolfo Ducó stadium and the cast will be directed temporarily by Diego Monarriz and Camello Di Leo, while It transpired that in Boedo the main candidate to succeed Montero is Hernán Crespo.
Paolo Montero the 13th coach who leaves his position in this tournament, in 17 disputed dates. This is how they join the list that they make up: Javier Sanguinetti (Banfield), Omar De Felippe (Atlético Tucumán), Fernando Gago (Aldosivi), Miguel Ángel Russo (Boca), Juan Antonio Pizzi (Racing), Sergio Rondina (Arsenal), Sergio Coleoni (Central Córdoba), Leonardo Madelón (Platense), Juan Manuel Azconzábal (Unión), Sebastián Méndez (Godoy Cruz) and the duo Leandro Martini-Mariano Messera (Gimnasia La Plata).