Coach Portugal football Paulo Bento has left his position. The decision was made by mutual consent storona this is the official website of the football Federation of Portugal.
The specialist worked with the Portuguese team since September 2010, took over the post of Carlos karusha. Under his leadership, Portugal reached the semi-finals of the European championship 2010, where penalties are lost to the team of Spain.
In the selection to the 2014 world Cup, the Portuguese were in the same group with the national team of Russia (one meeting ended with the victory of the Russians, one victory of the Portuguese). In the end, the Team Bento made its way to the world Cup, butt meetings defeating the team of Sweden. For the 2014 world Cup, the Portuguese failed to qualify from the group.
September 9, Portugal began the performance in the selection for the European Championships in 2016. In the first meeting of the group I wards Paulo Bento 0:1 team lost to Albania, the leader and captain of the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo missed the match due to injury.
The contract Paulo Bento with the football Federation of Portugal was last until 2016.
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