The French football team Lyon has sacked its coach, Italian Fabio Grosso, after its latest defeat in the league, the seventh in twelve matches played so far. The news was announced Thursday morning byTeam then confirmed in the afternoon by the club. Grosso had succeeded Laurent Blanc during the current season but in these two months he failed to reverse the trend of the team, which in 2020 reached the semi-finals of the Champions League and is now last in the league and seriously. risk of relegation.
Grosso was also talked about in Lyon following the attack on the team bus on October 29 in Marseille, where he was injured in the left eye by a stone thrown against the vehicle’s windows. Twelve stitches were then applied to Grosso. His deputy, Raffaele Longo, and five police officers were also injured in the attack.