Deigo Forlan leaves Penarol after second defeat in four games

Penarol currently languishes in seventh place, six games after the league restarted following a five-month hiatus caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Penarol has won only four times since Diego Forlan was appointed to his first managerial post last December.   -  GETTY IMAGES

Diego Forlan parted ways with Penarol on Monday after coaching the Uruguayan club for just 11 games, the former Manchester United and Atletico Madrid player said.

Forlan's team lost 2-0 at home to Wanderers on Sunday, their second defeat in four games.

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“Its time to leave Penarol,” he tweeted. “I have no complaints, thats football.”

The Montevideo club currently languishes in seventh place in the 16-team first division, six games after the league restarted following a five-month hiatus caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

It has won only four times since Forlan, a former Penarol and Uruguay striker, was appointed to his first managerial post last December.

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