Watford sack head coach Munoz after Leeds defeat

Sun 03 October 2021 | 9:50

The Spaniard leaves the Hornets after remaining in charge for 10 months.

Xisco Munoz

took charge at Vicarage Road in December 2020. The former Valencia boss led the Hornets to Premier League promotion as he improved their form after the departure of former boss Vladimir Ivic.

The start of the new Premier League campaign was, however, tougher than expected for Watford. The Hornets won their matches against Norwich and Aston Villa, but after that have displayed underwhelming performances, slipping to 14th place on the league table.

"Watford FC confirms Xisco Munoz has left his post as the club's head coach.”

the club’s official



"The board feels recent performances strongly indicate a negative trend at a time when team cohesion should be visibly improving.

"The Hornets will always be grateful to Xisco for the part he played in securing last season's promotion and wish him well for his future career in football.

"No further club comment will be available until the imminent announcement of a new head coach."

Watford were defeated 1-0 by Leeds United in Xisco's last match as their manager. The newly-promoted side will face Liverpool in their next league game on October 16.

source: SportMob

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