This Monday, Catholic University made official the completion of the Uruguayan cycle Gustavo poyet in command of the technical direction of the team.
Through a statement released on his social networks, the three-time Chilean soccer champion reported that “After conversations between the parties this morning, Cruzados and Gustavo Poyet have agreed that the latter will not continue to command the Professional Squad as of this date.“.
“Cruzados wishes him success in his professional future and appreciates his dedication to leading the First Team and the objectives achieved, such as obtaining the Super Cup and qualifying for the Eighth Final of CONMEBOL Libertadores“, closes the document of the students.
In this way, Poyet ended his stage in San Carlos de Apoquindo after being crowned champion of the Super Cup and obtaining 13 wins, 5 draws and 13 losses, equivalent to 47% effectiveness.
“It’s never nice to be in this position”
For its part, The Uruguayan coach had words of gratitude for the club for giving him the opportunity to coach in South America for the first time in his career as manager, but he also had time to make a self-criticism of his management.
“It is never nice to be in this position. I have words of gratitude, I came to Chile for a personal challenge and Católica gave me that possibility. At times of the season I got excited but we could not achieve consistency or winning streak, especially in the local Championship“, he expressed.
Finally, Poyet praised the fans and players he coached in this period of time, ensuring that he has nothing to reproach them and that they left everything to have good results.
“I want to thank the fan in particular. People are going to keep the image of the last games, but I had a response from the respectful people, it was spectacular. I thank the players, I have nothing to reproach, they tried, they helped me and we looked for the return“, he pointed.
Next Tuesday, September 7, Universidad Católica will receive Audax Italiano by date 20 of National Championship. The game will be in San Carlos de Apoquindo, from 8:00 p.m.