Granada fired coach Paco Lopez on Sunday, with the team currently ranked 19th in La Liga.
Granada were defeated 3-1 at relegation rivals Alaves on Friday. The club fired him for one win in 14 league games this season, leaving them two points from safety.
Lopez led Granada back to La Liga after being appointed in November 2022.
“The club thanks Paco Lopez, the coach who brought us back to La Liga, for his dedication, effort and commitment from the first day, and wishes him the best in his personal and professional future,” the club stated in a statement.
Granada sacked Paco Lopez after winning just one of 14 games this season
Paco Lopez has left Granada.
Granada is winless in their last 11 league games, with only seven points from 14 games.
Lopez led Granada to the Spanish second-tier league title. As a result, it made a quick return to the top tier only a year after their relegation.
In a statement, the club thanked Lopez and wished him “the best of luck in his personal and professional future.”
Granada are 19th in La Liga and will travel to Real Madrid on December 2.
Paco Lopez | Career Stats
Paco Lopez resigns from his position as Granada Football Club’s coach. The coach was born in Silla, Valencia. During the 2022-2023 season, he will be famous for leading the team to its seventh promotion to the first division.
The Valencian coach took up the task of getting the red and white team back to the top division of Spanish football on November 9, 2022. He was able to alter a negative dynamic with the help of his coaching staff. Ultimately, on May 27, 2023, his team was promoted and also emerged victorious in the Second Division with 75 points, following an incredible evening against CD Leganés at the Nuevo Los Cármenes.
Paco López has coached Granada CF in 44 official matches over the course of more than a year.
Paco López, coach of the return to LaLiga EA Sports, is thanked by the Club for his dedication, effort, and commitment from the start, and the Club wishes him and his coaching staff the best of luck in their personal and professional future.