With the continuity of the Doll confirmed, River differs even more from Boca, Independiente, Racing and San Lorenzo in recent years.
River and Marcelo Gallardo have maintained an inseparable relationship since June 2014 and that will last until at least 2022. The case of El Muñeco is an exception in Argentine football and to verify it, you only need to take a look at the other big teams in the same period. : Boca, Independiente, Racing and San Lorenzo changed coaches no less than 42 times.
The Biggest bet on Napoleon seven and a half years ago when he was barely a year as a coach at Nacional de Montevideo. The operation and the results came quickly, but few imagined that it was beginning one of the longest running cycles in the club’s history (It is only behind the 12 years of José María Minella between 1947 and 1959).
With the renewal that was announced this afternoon, River will have the same coach for eight and a half years. Aspect that differentiates it abysmally from the other Argentine soccer teams, where the DT is the first rifle when things don’t work out. If only the other large teams are considered, there are a total of 42 coaches (counting internships) that paraded in sight of the Doll.
The contrast also occurs with Boca and precisely significant victories of the Millionaire against his classic rival led to the exits of Xeneixes technicians. So it happened with Rodolfo Arruabarrena, Guillermo Barros Schelotto or Gustavo Alfaro.
Complete list of technicians who passed through Boca, Independiente, Racing and San Lorenzo during the Gallardo Era
Mouth: Carlos Bianchi, Rodolfo Arruabarrena, Guillermo Barros Schelotto, Gustavo Alfaro, Miguel Ángel Russo and Sebastián Battaglia.
Independent: Omar De Felippe, Jorge Almirón, Fernando Berón, Mauricio Pellegrino, Fernando Berón, Gabriel Milito, Ariel Holan, Sebastián Beccacece, Fernando Berón, Lucas Pusineri, Fernando Berón and Julio César Falcioni.
Racing: Diego Cocca, Facundo Sava, Claudio Úbeda, Ricardo Zielinski, Diego Cocca, Juan Ramón Fleita, Eduardo Coudet, Sebastián Beccacece, Juan Antonio Pizzi, Claudio Úbeda and Fernando Gago.
San Lorenzo: Edgardo Bauza, Pablo Guede, Diego Aguirre, Claudio Biaggio, Jorge Almirón, Juan Antonio Pizzi, Diego Monarriz, Leandro Romagnoli-Hugo Tocalli, Mariano Soso, Diego Dabove, Leandro Romagnoli, Paolo Montero and Diego Monarriz.