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Torino Dismiss Coach Mazzarri After Humiliating Defeats

Torino’s Italian head coach Walter Mazzarri gestures through the Italian Cup (Coppa Italia) quarter last soccer match AC Milan vs Torino on January 28, 2020 at San Siro stadium in Milan. AFP


Torino parted methods with skilled coach Walter Mazzarri on Tuesday after three successive defeats, the final two of which noticed them concede a mixed 11 targets.

The 58-year-old Mazzarri shall be changed by Moreno Longo, a former coach of the membership’s youth aspect, and leaves with Torino twelfth in Serie A.

Torino suffered their heaviest ever residence defeat final month after they had been crushed 7-0 by Atalanta. The last straw for Mazzarri got here with Sunday’s 4-0 loss at strugglers Lecce.

Mazzarri, who has had spells as coach of Sampdoria, Napoli, Inter Milan and Premier League aspect Watford, took cost of Torino in January 2018.

Longo, 43, started his enjoying profession at Torino, his hometown membership, and returned in a training capability in 2009.

He took cost of Pro Vercelli in Serie B in 2016 after which guided Frosinone to promotion to the highest tier within the 2017-18 season.

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