Manager must correct form quickly to avoid relegation danger as his side face a critical match against rock-bottom Wolves
Right, where were we? Police and stewards had formed a cordon to separate angry fans from angry players, Jordan Pickford was ushered away from one confrontation, Alex Iwobi gave his shirt to a supporter and had it thrown back at him and Frank Lampard held his hands up in apology after a second anaemic defeat at Bournemouth inside five days. We pick up with Everton in trouble again.
Six weeks is a long time to brood over events on the south coast, where Everton’s collapse in form was met with an ugly demonstration of a collapse in support for Lampard’s team. One of the major plusses of the Everton manager’s 11-month reign has been the reconnection between crowd and players after the divisive days of Rafael Benítez and the disillusionment that had set in before his ridiculous appointment.
Written by Andy Hunter
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