Renato Gaucho resigns as Atletico Paranaense coach

BY foxsports • September 1, 2011

Former Brazil striker Renato Gaucho has resigned as Atletico Paranaense coach a day after a home loss kept the club in the Brazilian league's relegation zone.

Renato Gaucho made the announcement Thursday after a 1-0 loss to Atletico Mineiro in Curitiba.

He had taken over Atletico Paranaense in last place in the 20-team standings and led the club to four wins, five draws and five losses in 14 matches.

Wednesday's defeat left the club in second-to-last place with only 18 points from 20 matches.

The bottom four clubs will be relegated to the second division.

Renato Gaucho had quit Gremio in June after a series of disappointing results.

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