Empoli fires Andreazzoli after 1 win in 11 matches
EMPOLI, Italy (AP) — Relegation-threatened Empoli has fired Aurelio Andreazzoli after winning only one of 11 matches in Serie A.
Empoli says it has hired former Palermo and Sassuolo coach Giuseppe Iachini as a replacement.
The move comes three days after Empoli was routed 5-1 by Napoli.
It’s the third coaching change in Serie A this season following moves at Chievo Verona and Genoa.
Andreazzoli was hired by Empoli in December and led the club to the Serie B title and direct promotion last season.
The Tuscan squad’s only win this season came in the opening round against Cagliari.
Andreazzoli was previously an assistant at Roma and then coached the Giallorossi in a caretaker role in the second half of the 2012-13 season.