Blue Crossone of the most popular clubs in Mexican soccer, fired Uruguayan technical director Diego Aguirre on Sunday, a day after the team suffered a historic thrashing against América.
In a match corresponding to the tenth day of the local Apertura tournament, the Eagles of America they beat Cruz Azul 7-0 on Saturday in the biggest win that the defeated team has recorded in its history.
“According to the results obtained to date, the decision has been made to dismiss coach Diego Aguirre and his coaching staff. Cruz Azul is a large club that has the historic commitment to compete for the first places in any tournament,” he reported. the club’s board in a statement.
“We endorse our commitment to the fans to build a winning team that makes the weight of its history count,” he said.
Aguirre was appointed technician of the “Celestial Machine” from Cruz Azul in May to replace the Peruvian Juan Reynoso.
The 56-year-old strategist leaves Blue Cross in penultimate place in the tournament with eight points obtained after two wins, two draws and six losses, four in a row.
According to local media, Raúl “Potro” Gutiérrez and Óscar “Conejo” Pérez will remain as interim coaches of the team.
Cruz Azul’s next commitment will be on August 27 when they face Querétaro on the eleventh day.