Changing coaches rarely brings a positive effect, let alone do it twice. Few if any trust Alaves when he started the season with four straight defeats and with the cessation of Luis Zubeldia in the day 4. Even less after another cease, that of Gianni De Biasi, after another period without looking up. But nevertheless, everything has changed dramatically with the arrival of Abelardo. The Spaniard has changed both the vitoriano table if only the points will be added since arriving, Alaves would be third, Team Champions.
When Abelard came to Alaves, the box only added vitoriano 6 points of 39 who had played until then being colistas to 6 points of salvation at that time showed Deportivo La Coruna 12 points. However with the former Sporting, Alaves has added 22 of the 33 points games. In the same period Deportivo has added 5, The uprising 5, Malaga 6 and Las Palmas 11 what has made the vitoriano box has gotten him a good bite to decline and has put land in between.
seven wins, only one draw and three defeats, make the turning of Abelardo be of the best remembered behind not only a coaching change but after having 3 occupying the bench before arrival (If we Javier Cabello, interim coach who took the bench several matches between impeachment and removal. There is no doubt that they can be happy in Mendizorroza with the arrival of Abelardo.