The Uruguayan Federation decided to dismiss Óscar Washington Tabárez, 74, as coach of the Uruguayan team, in information he made public minutes ago.
The Master has been in charge of the celestial for more than 15 years. He took office in March 2006, was fourth in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, qualified in a very tough series against England and Italy in Brazil 2014, and reached the quarterfinals in Russia 2018.
The bad results, the lack of reaction from the national team in recent games, some unfortunate statements from the coach, have been the accumulation of circumstances that has led to the end of the cycle Tabárez at the head of Uruguay.
On Tuesday, the celeste chained against Bolivia (3-0) its fourth defeat in a row in the South American league of qualification for the 2022 World Cup and fell to seventh place, four days from the end, although still only a point from fifth, Peru, which would dispute the intercontinental play-off.