The Ex-Real Betis coach Pepe Mel has been confirmed ‘sacked’ from the team.
“The board of Real Betis has decided tonight to sack (Pepe Mel) as coach of the club’s first team,” Betis stated on their website (www.realbetisbalompie.es 10th Jan 2016.
Pepe has coached other teams in the past including Getafe, Rayo Vallecano and the Premier League club West Bromwhich Albion. He was reappointed Betis coach for a second time in December 2014 and led them to victory in the second division in the following year. Their last La Liga win was on November 2015. Losing to Getafe at 1 – 0 on Saturday 9th of January made it their eight outing without winning. Leaving them in the 15th place, 5 points above the drop zone
Now they wll need to win by 2 goals in their next match against Sevilla on Tuesday if they intend on reaching the quarter finals.
The team is currently without a coach but the team has revealed that president Juan Carlos Ollero and sporting director Eduardo Macia would hold a news conference to reveal the new coach.