Saturday 19 January 2019

Social media reaction to Spain’s decision to sack coach Julen Lopetegui

Lopetegui left his role one day before the World Cup kicks off.

Julen Lopetegui has left his Spain job (Adam Davy/PA)
Julen Lopetegui has left his Spain job (Adam Davy/PA)

By Press Association Sport Staff

Spain’s World Cup preparations are in disarray after coach Julen Lopetegui was sacked on the eve of the tournament.

The 51-year-old was removed from his post on Wednesday morning, just two days before Spain’s Group B opener with Portugal and less than 24 hours after his appointment as Real Madrid boss.

Here, Press Association Sport looks at the social media reaction to Lopetegui’s sacking.

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