The bad results in the Second League accelerated the dismissal of the Catalan coach. The Barça team occupies the twentieth position in the championship and is two points away from the descent positions.
A situation that comes after the Barcelona B has harvested five consecutive defeats and chained nine meetings without adding the three points.
Gerard López took over the subsidiary in summer 2015 relieving Jordi Vinyals substitute of Eusebio Sacristán midseason on the bench of a Barcelona B that, after of five seasons settled in the silver division, he went down to Second Division B.
In his first year, Barça B stayed in the Second Division B and the promotion did not arrive until last year (2016-17), a achieved that Gerard served to close the renewal for one more season.
The experience in LaLiga 1/2/3 has not been satisfactory for the coach of Granollers. In 36 days, his team has a record of 15 defeats, 13 draws and only 8 victories.
Therefore, the sports management made the decision to find a revulsive to save the category with views to the last six days of championship.
Pepper, experience in youth soccer
The chosen one is Francisco Javier García Pimienta, a coach with a lot of experience in the lower categories of the club that last Monday was proclaimed champion of the League of Champions organized by UEFA with Juvenil A.
The trajectory of García Pimienta this course could be described as a roller coaster . The campaign began as a member of the technical staff of the subsidiary led by Gerard
López, briefly passed by the youthful B after the departure of Quique Álvarez to Villarreal, and from there, the youthful A, after the departure of Gabri to sign for Swiss FC Sion
After a somewhat irregular start, he restored the situation of the youth to become the League and UEFA Youth League champion after overtaking the almighty Chelsea (0-3) in a game in which touch of Barcelona was imposed on the physical of the English team.