Although he still has two years of contract ahead of him, the Argentine coach hinted that he can leave after the loss on penalties against Kansas City, for the first round of the playoffs.
Argentine technical director Matías Almeyda will analyze his continuity in San José Earthquakes, where he has two years remaining on his contract, after suffering last night the elimination on penalties against Kansas City in a key to the first round of the Major League Soccer (MLS) playoffs. ) from United States.
“It is time to take a few days. I have to analyze many things, I will talk with my family and see what the future holds,” Almeyda said after the game that closed his second season in the Californian franchise.
The 45-year-old ex-soccer player of the Argentine National Team, with a past as River and Banfield coach in Argentina, sowed doubts about his permanence in San José, where he arrived after a great campaign as the driver of Chivas de Guadalajara, one of the the greats of Mexican soccer.
“I’m going to think well what I want and want. I have definite things in my mind but I need to take my three, four days to know where I want to go, what I want to do with my future,” he warned.
After finishing 3-3 in regulation time, Almeyda’s team suffered the brilliant performance of rival goalkeeper Tim Melia, who stopped the shipments of Mexican Oswaldo Alanís, American Jackson Yueill and Argentine Cristian Espinoza and allowed his team to prevail in the shoot from 12 steps by 3-0.
The Earthquakes had had a very poor start to the season, with several hits against, but managed to steer their performance and eventually reached a place in the postseason. However, the poor aim of his players and Melia’s saves took him out of the competition.