A technician was dismissed from his post after a big poor performance in the Champions League.

It was expected, it is now official: Scott Parker is no longer the manager of Club Brugge. The Belgian team announced the departure of the English technician on Wednesday. Parker suffers the consequences of an elimination perceived as humiliating, in the knockout stages of the Champions League. Brugge lost 5-1 at Benfica Lisbon on Tuesday night, after conceding a first 0-2 loss in the first leg against the Portuguese side.

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Beyond the sporting disappointment, the impression left in the game by Club Brugge certainly precipitated the end of Scott Parker’s mission on the Club Brugge bench. It remains to be seen who can now succeed the English manager to raise the bar. Bruges only points to fourth place in the Belgian championship.

ℹ️ Scott Parker is no longer head coach of Club Brugge.

— Club Brugge KV (@ClubBrugge) March 8, 2023

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As a reminder, Scott Parker, 42, was having an experience abroad for the first time in his second life as a coach. The Briton had already officiated on the bench of several English teams, such as Tottenham, Fulham or Bournemouth. Former England international Scott Parker ended his professional football career in 2017.

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