Fc Barcelona after parting ways with Josep Pep Guardiola have not has it easy identifying a manager that can sustain and win for the team laurels as the former Spaniard did. Before Ronald Koeman took charge of Fc Barcelona, the club although going through some hitches managed to win matches with lower classed teams.
58years old Dutch professional football manager and former player of Fc Barcelona after recording on of the worst run for Barcelona in a season has been booted out of position.
Koeman lead Fc Barca through a humiliating Uefa champions qualification after losing to Bayern Munich and Benfica conceding six(6) unanswered goals in the two matches. The team know for their dominance and goal scoring ability have found it very difficult to win anything under Koeman.
Playing against Real Madrid in the El Classico at the Camp Nou and in front of their fans, many thought Koeman’s team would pick a win to bring back their winning spirit but it was another humiliation in front of a full capacity Camp Nou.
Real Madrid who have their own set of problems made no mistake by adding to the misery of Fc Barca, their fans and Ronald Koeman in a 1-2 won over the Catalans.
Koeman still had the chance to redemption as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer of Manchester United has but Koeman could not utilize his second chance.
It was another Laliga encounter agains Royo Vallecano at the Campo de Futbol de Vallecas. Radamel Falcao, the colombian national who has no idea his goal was going to render Koeman jobless as he puts the opener pastMarc-Andre ter Stegan to give Rayo the lead.
It was another patient build for the team but not urgency attached. The first half ended 1-0 for Rayo and continued same in the second half until the 72nd minute where Barcelona had the chance to pull parity.
Memphis Depay claimed the ball calmly and lofted it way away from the goal post. It was a shocker as Koeman shock his head in resentment.
Antonio Mateu Lohaz the match day official blew his whistle for the end of proceedings with Fc Barcelona unable to capitalize on chances during the game.
Ronald Koeman who knew it was going to be his last game in charge of Fc Barcelona after his shambolic run. Stop, looking depressed and wordstruck. He glanced at the stadium with a cute yet demoralized smile before he heard to the dressing room.
It didn’t take long for the Barca board to deliberate as was done in England concerning similar dilapidating performance by Manchester United under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Ronald Koeman, the former club legend was booted out without consideration to leave Fc Barca in the race for another manager.