Barticiotto quits as Colo Colo coach

SANTIAGO - Marcelo Barticiotto quit as coach of Chilean champions Colo Colo after his side slumped to four defeats in a row, club official Gustavo Hasbun told the Canal 13 television station.

Barticiotto had been in charge since August.

Colo Colo, winners of five of the last six domestic championships, have slumped to 14th in the table although they are well placed to qualify for the last 16 of the Libertadores Cup.