Almeria sack Lillo after Barcelona humbling

Almeria have sacked coach Juan Manuel Lillo following their 8-0 humiliation by Barcelona.

Almeria have sacked coach Juan Manuel Lillo following their 8-0 humiliation by Barcelona.

The loss left Almeria rooted in the bottom three of the Primera Division with just one win and nine points from their opening 12 games.

Lillo did recently guide Almeria into the last 16 of the Copa del Rey, though, his side beating La Liga rivals Real Sociedad home and away to record a 5-3 aggregate victory.

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