Fernando Santos who left the National Team

The Portuguese Football Federation will change the European champion coach and winner of the League of Nations. The crew will solely return to play in March

The elimination of the 2022 World Cup at the palms of Morocco, in the quarterfinals, means the finish of the line for Fernando Santos as coach of Portugal. Portugal gained the Euro”2016 and the League of Nations in 2019, though there’s a contract for an additional two years, which is able to embody the 2024 European Championship.

The separation, it appears, might be performed amicably, additionally due to the relationship that Santos has all the time had and continues with Fernando Gomes, president of the FPF, in addition to the remainder of the “constructing” of the federation.

Shortly after leaving the scene of the World Championship, Fernando Santos promised that in Portugal he would communicate with the president of the FPF to find out the future. This, for positive, is not going to undergo the technical order of the Selection, the place the coach who all through his profession has gathered a novel consensus – guiding the massive three in Portugal but in addition the nice rivals in Greece – has performed 109 video games. Of these, he gained 67 (61.5% success), drew 23 (21%) and misplaced 19 (17.5%), holding the third greatest proportion of victories in the historical past of the National Team, however the increased the variety of video games performed. in relation to the two who preceded him – Humberto Coelho (66.7%, in 24 video games) and Otto Glória (64.3%, in 28 video games).

In addition to the aforementioned two titles gained for Portugal, in the most golden interval of the Quinas crew, Fernando Santos has different outstanding information, that are appearances in the last rounds. In Qatar, he was second in the World Cup, after Russia”2018 Portugal was eradicated by Uruguay in the “eighth”. in a gaggle with Germany and France. Even earlier than that, and as European champion, the native -Lisbon led the nationwide crew to 3rd place in the 2017 Confederations Cup, additionally in Russia.

In the previous couple of days, many names have been thrown to interchange Fernando Santos, though the rush to interchange him is sort of relative, since the Selection will solely compete once more in March, when the qualification for Euro”2024 begins (see the piece on (beneath). Because in historical past is a coach who led Portugal to the biggest successes in 101 years of choice, which after a bitter debut in a pleasant with in France, in the similar Saint-Denis the place he’ll win the European title, gained in Denmark, because of a aim of Cristiano Ronaldo, in 90″+5″, an necessary sport for the journey to Euro”2016. October 2014 we.


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