Officially, the Spanish national team’s coach Luis Enrique has been fired


Luis Enrique has been fired as the head coach of the Spanish national team after four years in charge. Following Spain’s defeat to Morocco in the 2022 World Cup semifinals. Lucho assumed control of La Roja in 2018 following the World Cup. Spain advanced to the UEFA Nations League final in 2021 and the semi-finals of the 2020 European Championship under his leadership.

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Spain had lost its excellent footballing approach after Vincente del Bosque left the team, but he has restored it. But as seen by their elimination from the World Cup, that obviously wasn’t enough. Enrique managed 44 games, winning 24, drawing 11, and losing only 9. According to rumors, Spain is seeking to replace him with one of Roberto Martinez, Marcelino, or Luis de la Fuente.

The Spanish football association announced on Thursday that Luis Enrique has departed the Spanish national football squad (December 8). Additionally, it is announced that Luis will play club football once more. Two days after Spain was eliminated from the FIFA World Cup 2022, the news was made.

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Why did this happen to Luis Enrique?

After 120 minutes were up, the Spanish football team’s Round of 16 matches versus Morocco in the Qatar tournament ended in a loss. Morocco accomplished the “impossible” in the shootout, winning 3-0. Notably, Spain’s shooters against Morocco were unable to convert a single penalty.

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Luis led Spain to three straight semi-final appearances at the 2020 European Championship and twice in the UEFA Nations League during his time in charge of the national team. In contrast, Spain was defeated by Morocco in the round of 16 of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. And he was unable to deliver a stunning performance.

Luis was even overheard suggesting that he was to blame for Spain’s World Cup elimination following the poor loss against Morocco. In 2018, the 52-year-old took over as head coach of Spain following a fantastic run with FC Barcelona.

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