Released 10: 50 a.m. ET April 13,2019
LYON, France (AP)– Lyon coach Bruno Genesio stated Saturday he will leave the club at the end of the season.
Genesio, who was appointed in December 2015, was set to extend his contract for 2 years after reportedly reaching a handle president Jean-Michel Aulas.
But Lyon has actually lost its last three video games, with a 2-1 loss at Nantes in the French league on Friday following a 3-1 home loss to Dijon, along with an unexpected elimination in the French Cup semifinals with a 3-2 house defeat versus Rennes.
” For a long time I have faced a negative environment, which can be a drag on the players and the club,” stated Genesio, who has actually been criticized by fans throughout the season.
” I informed my gamers today (and now) I’m counting on everybody to (assistance) the team.”
Against Dijon last week, Lyon fans were so upset that they whistled their own gamers in the final minutes, motivated the challenger and required Genesio’s departure.
With six video games delegated play this season, third-place Lyon can still receive the Champions League.
Genesio’s period has actually been marked by inconsistent efficiencies. Lyon beat Manchester City and PSG this season, however it has likewise faced substantial losses, including a 4-1 defeat to Ajax in the very first leg of a 2017 Europa League semifinal it might not overcome.
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