WATCH: Spain fan hit hard by manager's sacking

2018-06-14 09:59
Julen Lopetegui (Getty Images)

Cape Town - Marco Mathe reacts to the sacking of Spain's manager, Julen Lopetegui on the eve of their clash against Portugal in the 2018 Soccer World Cup.

In a bombshell development which followed the naming of Lopetegui as Real's new coach on Tuesday, the Spanish federation confirmed that the 2019 World Cup winners had sacked their coach and replaced him with Fernando Hierro.

"We don't have time to feel sorry for ourselves," said Hierro, who was already working for the Spanish federation as sporting director. "The objective is to fight for a World Cup. The players have been working towards this for two years.


More In This Category

Switzerland scored a late goal to defeat Serbia in their Soccer World Cup Group E match in Kaliningrad.
Nigeria's Ahmed Musa struck two stunning goals to sink Iceland and then promised to do the same to Lionel Messi's Argentina.
What’s a Soccer World Cup watching experience without some cool gadgets to ramp up the screen action?
Defender Mark Milligan has backed Tim Cahill to step up for Australia if he is given the nod for their SWC clash against Peru.