World Cup 2022: Spain boss Luis Enrique leaves function after last-16 exit

Luis Enrique has been in cost for 4 years
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Luis Enrique has left his function as Spain supervisor after they have been knocked out of the World Cup by Morocco.

The 52-year-old took cost of the facet in 2018 and guided Spain to the Euro 2020 semi-finals.

The Spanish Soccer Federation (RFEF) stated a “new project” ought to begin however didn’t put a time-frame on when a brand new boss can be introduced.

“We would like to thank Luis Enrique and his entire coaching staff,” the RFEF stated in an announcement.

The previous Spain midfielder stepped away from his function for a brief interval in 2019 as a result of his late daughter had been identified with bone most cancers, earlier than returning for the facet’s spectacular Euros run within the event that was delayed by a yr due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Spain have been knocked out of the Euros by eventual champions Italy after their semi-final went to a penalty shootout.

They thrashed Costa Rica 7-0 of their opening group sport of the World Cup however their possession-based sport noticed them accused of being “boring” as they drew 1-1 with Germany and misplaced 2-1 to Japan.

On Tuesday, Spain have been held to a goalless draw by Morocco earlier than once more dropping a penalty shootout as they have been knocked out.

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