Luxembourg fired for poor Palmeiras results

He Palmeiras announced this Wednesday the dismissal from the experienced technician Vanderlei Luxembourg, former Real Madrid coach and former Brazilian coach, after chaining his third consecutive loss in the Brazilian Championship. “Vanderlei Luxemburg is no longer the coach of Palmeiras,” the Sao Paulo club reported in a brief statement.

The directive I know met urgently this Wednesday night after the surprising 1-3 home loss to modest Coritiba on the sixteenth day of the Brazilian Championship, and opted for the removal of the coach.

The green team of Sao Paulo chains three consecutive defeats and has gone from being in the positions at the top of the classification to being provisionally located in a discreet seventh position, with 22 points and only five victories, in the absence of the rest of the day's results. “Palmeiras thanks to Luxembourg on Developed work in his fifth time at the club, during which he won the 2020 Paulista Championship “, added the entity in the note.

In the back press conference to the match against Coritiba, a recently promoted and struggling to get out of the relegation places, he still technician recognized that the team and him they had to improve and he accepted the criticism of the fans, although up to a certain limit.

“He amateur is absolutely right and the right to claim, to go to social networks, to get paid, is something natural. The only one that has bothered me is that disclose my phone number and that of the president on social networks, unfortunately there are people who do that “, denounced journalists.

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Luxembourg returned to the bench Palmeiras in December 2019, but their work was interrupted by the new coronavirus pandemic until competitions were restarted in the middle of this year.

In its record count with five Brazilian League titles won with Palmeiras (1993 and 1994) Corinthians (1998), Cruzeiro (2003) and Santos (2004). Too he won the 1999 Copa América in Paraguay as Brazil coach.