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Job Security: Clasico loss hurts Koeman

Barcelona have now lost two La Liga matches in a row following their defeat at the hands of Real Madrid at the weekend

3:00pm on Monday 26th October 2020
Martin Macdonald

Ronald Koeman is currently feeling the pressure as head coach of Barcelona after losing two games in a row in the Spanish Primera Division.

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Last weekend Barcelona were on the wrong side of a 1-0 loss against Getafe, which was their first league defeat under the tenure of new head coach, Koeman.

Luckily for the Blaugrana, Real Madrid also lost that weekend, against Cadiz, which softened the blow a bit.

With both Clasico sides coming into the huge match on Saturday versus each other, neither were enjoying stellar form.

In the end, it was Real Madrid who ran out 3-1 winners in an empty Camp Nou, with Koeman blaming refereeing decisions afterwards.

His job is safe for now, though.


New Monaco boss Niko Kovac enjoyed a good start to his career in Monte Carlo, winning two out of his first three Ligue 1 matches.

However, since then he has only won one out of the last five, with their latest defeat coming at the hands of Lyon this past weekend.

Monaco's downturn in form has left them in 12th in the table, and although there is nothing to panic about just yet, he will need to break them from this run of form fairly quickly before the club's trigger happy hierarchy begin to lose patience.


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