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MLS Oct 29, 2020

LA Galaxy fires head coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto along with four other coaches

LOS ANGELES – The LA Galaxy announced Thursday that the club has relieved Guillermo Barros Schelotto of his head coaching duties, effective immediately. Dominic Kinnear will serve as the LA Galaxy interim head coach for the remainder of the 2020 season.

Additionally, assistant coach Gustavo Barros Schelotto, assistant coach Ariel Pereyra, goalkeeping coach Juan José Romero and performance coach Javier Valdecantos have been relieved of their coaching duties.

“Based on results, we have decided to go in a different direction,” said LA Galaxy General Manager Dennis te Kloese. “The LA Galaxy is a club that is built on winning on the field and being representative of the championship mentality and pedigree that you expect in Los Angeles. As a club, we have a collective responsibility and we all must share the blame for the club’s current standing. I take responsibility for the poor results and believe that we can find the right way forward for this team and our club.”

Barros Schelotto was 21-26-6 during in MLS during his time with the club. The LA Galaxy are 5-11-3 during the 2020 MLS Regular Season.

The LA Galaxy host Real Salt Lake on Sunday, Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. PT live on Spectrum SportsNet. They host Seattle Sounders FC on Nov. 4 before finishing regular season play with a road game against Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Sunday, Nov. 8.