Everton boss Rafa Benitez leads Premier League sack race with Brendan Rodgers now joint-second

Rafa Benitez leads the Premier League sack race as odds shorten to 1/7 on Everton axing boss after embarrassing Liverpool defeat… with Brendan Rodgers joint-second favorite to lose his job at Leicester

  • Rafa Benitez is the bookmakers’ favorite to be the subsequent top-flight sacking
  • His Everton reign reached its nadir in Wednesday’s 4-1 dwelling defeat by Liverpool
  • The Toffees are now and not using a win of their final 9 Premier League matches
  • Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers is joint-second within the record at odds of 11/2 

Rafa Benitez is a heavy favorite with the bookmakers to change into the Premier League’s subsequent managerial casualty following Everton’s dismal dwelling defeat in opposition to Liverpool on Wednesday night time.

The Toffees had been blitzed by their Merseyside rivals at Goodison Park, extending their winless run within the league to 9 matches and piling additional stress on Benitez.

Wednesday night time’s thrashing by the hands of his former membership has left the Spaniard’s position as supervisor hanging by a thread, and Betfair have dramatically shortened the percentages on his potential departure to 1/7.

Rafa Benitez is favorite to change into the Premier League’s subsequent managerial casualty at 1/7

Benitez’s Everton aspect had been thrashed 4-1 by Liverpool, that means they’re and not using a win in 9

Benitez, due to this fact, faces a combat to maintain his job after rising because the clear frontrunner within the Premier League sack race.

Everton followers actually made their displeasure recognized throughout their newest setback, turning on chairman Bill Kenwright and director of soccer Marcel Brands, in addition to their under-fire supervisor.

After the defeat, Benitez stated: ‘I nonetheless trust [the] staff will do effectively, we have to deliver gamers again. We must study we won’t make these type of errors, we could be prepared if we study from that for the subsequent sport.

‘I feel anybody who might see the sport we made too many errors. When you make too many errors in opposition to a high aspect you are not going to win. 

‘After the second purpose our response was superb, the followers had been pushing as quickly as we scored the purpose and the ambiance was actually good. 

‘We began the second half effectively, began on high however one other mistake modified the sport.’

Meanwhile, Brendan Rodgers is now the joint-second favorite Premier League boss to go subsequent after Leicester’s 2-2 draw with Southampton. 

Brendan Rodgers is joint-second favorite to go after Leicester’s 2-2 draw with Southampton

The Foxes have solely recorded one victory of their final 5 matches, leaving them 5 factors adrift of the highest 4 down in eighth.

Rodgers has moved to 11/2 within the sack race, putting him second alongside Saints supervisor Ralph Hasenhuttl, who has solely picked up three wins all season. 

Claudio Ranieri’s Watford aspect had been unlucky to come back away with nothing of their spirited 2-1 defeat at dwelling to Chelsea, however the Italian comes subsequent within the record at odds of 9/1.

Eddie Howe, who solely took over at Newcastle final month, and Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa are each 16/1 to fall sufferer to the axe subsequent.


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