Sevilla relieved Pablo Machin of his duties as manager Friday, the team announced. Joaquín Caparros has been named the first-team coach until the end of the season.
News of his dismissal comes less than a day after Slavia Prague eliminated the Spanish club from the Europa League in dramatic fashion, winning 6-5 on aggregate.
A statement on the team's website reads: "Sevilla FC have made the decision this Friday to part company with First Team coach, Pablo Machín following a string of poor results in past weeks.
"Director of Football, Joaquín Caparrós will take the reigns with immediate effect, with Carlos Marchena and Paco Gallardo acting as assistants. The veteran coach will take training today and will be on the Sevilla bench this Sunday when the team travel to Cornellá to face Espanyol.