Major League Soccer will conclude their 2020 Season in three matches, with player contracts for next year having been decided, announcements regarding coaching personnel are starting to get revealed. Mid-November saw La Galaxy announce that Head Coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto is leaving the organization. His coaching duties have ended effective immediately, prompting team owners to elect Dominic Kinnear for the role of “Interim Head Coach” for three matches. Removing Guillermo from coaching duties drove four others to the termination. Those individuals include:
- Gustavo Barros Schelotto, Asst Coach.
- Ariel Pereyra, Asst Coach.
- Juan Jose Romero, Goalkeeping Coach.
- Javier Valdecantos, Performance Coach.
LA Galaxy has struggled throughout the 2020 MLS Season, with Covid-19 inflicting numerous players onto the sidelines & coaching personnel to take fourteen days of sick leave. Most of LA Galaxy’s problems aren’t amassed by the issues surrounding Covid-19. It was the poor performance displayed by Guillermo Barros Schelotto over the last two seasons. His dominance has fallen in MLS, prompting team owners to dispute loyalty for victory. It should be clarified that throughout nineteen matches, the LA Galaxy have obtained eighteen points, one of the lowest league-wide. Destruction of the LA Galaxy became evident throughout their last match, with a horrible loss to the Portland Timbers. It marks their gravest failure this season at 5-2. It’d take less than 24 hours for team owners to determine that Head Coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto is causing the continued losses.
Reports suggest that LA Galaxy will elect Robbie Keane for the role of Head Coach in 2020. He previously competed for the football club when he was younger, acquiring championships with David Beckham & other influential players part of LA Galaxy’s history. No confirmation has been given regarding who will replace Guillermo Barros Schelotto. Those details won’t likely be released until January-February 2021. Supporters of the five-time championship-winning team will hope that whoever takes the helm, will lead LA Galaxy to their 6th league victory.