Although yesterday he lost to the Benfica (0-2), one of the three greats of Portuguese football, Pako
Ayestaran (Beasain, 1963) is leading the Tondela in what not a few expert observers of the Portuguese championship classify as a small miracle. Accustomed to fighting to avoid relegation, the team that the Gipuzkoan coach trains and in which he has at his command Robert
OlabeSon of the Real’s football director, not only has he reached the championship straight virtually saved, but even before yesterday’s defeat he was looking more towards the top than the bottom of the table.
The TondelaAs has been customary in his previous five campaigns in the First Division in which he sailed from 14th to 16th place in a league of 18 teams, he started again this season as a firm candidate for relegation, a prognosis heightened by the economic problems that beset the club. He made his squad based on players with a low profile or on loan assignments, without investing just one euro, and, if all goes well, the next day could certify his mathematical permanence in First
Division. A luxury in the city located just over 100 kilometers south of Port.
The hand of Pako
Ayestarán in this task it is unquestionable. The beasaindarra, after his unfortunate experiences in the Valencia (2016) Y The
Palms (2017), decided to catch air in a football in which he already triumphed like the Mexican and, after directing the Pachuca until january 2019, last summer he landed at 58 years old in Portugal trying to obtain in Europe that recognition that is denied him as head coach. His work in the Tondela It jumps out looking at the tools available and the classification, but it is because a specialized portal such as ‘Goalpoint’ has chosen you as best coach of april. In the classification made by this football analytical website, AyestaranBased on the data, he is ranked as the sixth best coach in the League, only surpassed by the technicians of five of the top seven classified.
More than 13 years have passed since Ayestaran had to suddenly resign, when he realized that nothing of what he was promised was true, to the dream of being sports director of the Real with the club in Second in 2008. What the one who was the right hand of Rafa
Benitez in the best Valencia of recent history or in the Liverpool who returned to win the Champions with Xabi
Alonso on 2005 It is to prove your worth as a coach. Tondela He is offering you the opportunity, who knows, that they can offer you a new opportunity at the highest level.