Nothing happens anymore in Angers. After the heavy defeat inflicted by the Shanghai Cooperation Organization against Olympique Lyonnais (0-5, day six of the French League), coach Gerald Battekel on Saturday at Groupama Stadium responded to his most fragile situation ever.
Contracted until 2025
After the humiliation on Saturday by Olympique Lyonnais at the Groupama (0-5), in the sixth day of the Ligue 1 match, Angers is diving a little deeper into the crisis. In 19th place with two small points, the Maine-et-Loires club has yet to win a single match since the start of the 2022-2023 season. After his defeat for the fourth day in a row, the SCO conceded from Gerald Battel has already conceded 17 goals. To the point of questioning the status of his coach?
“My personal future is not the matter”
Before the trip to the territory of the Rhone, the newspaper published the team He made it clear that the 52-year-old would not be unanimous in his locker room. And it is not this poor performance against the partners of Alexandre Lacazette that will determine the fate of the former assistant coach of Olympique Lyon, in his position since May 2021 and on a contract until June 2025. The accountant does not plead in his favour. In 45 matches leading in all competitions, the French coach has only 10 victories, 13 draws and 22 defeats.
After the defeat against Lyonnais Peter Boss, the main interested party came out silent about his future, withFrance media agency. “My personal future is not the issue. My objective is to find solutions and especially to beat Montpellier because I know very well that there are failures. The extent of the defeat worries me. The balance sheet is not good and the start of the season is not satisfactory but we are not far behind. Will Gerald Battel still be on the bench for MHSC’s arrival? An answer in the next few days…