Argentine club Boca Juniors have decided to part company with manager Carlos Bianchi after just five matches of the season. This decision has been taken because of Boca Juniors’ poor form in the season that could threaten their position in the league once again. Regarded as one of the top clubs in South America, Boca Juniors have not made a great start to the new season. The team has managed just two wins in the last five league matches and this run also includes three defeats. As a result, the club sits 14th in the table. Even though there is still a long way to go in the season, South American club usually tend to change their manager at the slightest hint of poor form.
The club president Daniel Angelici says that he has taken the decision along with the board of directors and it was very difficult to come to this conclusion. Apart from the poor start in the league campaign, Boca Juniors were also recently knocked out of the Copa Argentina. This was after a 2-0 defeat suffered at the hands of Huracán. It is understood that Boca Juniors decided to part company with their manager before the match against Vélez Sarsfield, but the official decision has come only after the match.
“We have to inform you of a very difficult decision taken unanimously by the board. First I would like to thank Carlos personally for accepting the challenge to return to the club for the third time. It is with great pain that we have taken the decision to rescind Carlos’ contract, but we understand that we have to bring this spell to an end and tomorrow start to look for a trainer,” said Daniel Angelici. Boca Juniors are unlikely to have a new manager before the Copa Sudamericana match against Rosario Central.