Liverpool seem to be indeed ‘expert’ in determining the fate of a coach, after their victory over Manchester United led to Jose Mourinho being kicked out of the manager’s seat last season, now it’s Marco Silva‘s turn to be kicked out by Everton, because of the defeat of the Reds in the midweek match yesterday.
As is known, Everton travel to Anfield to face his city rivals, Liverpool on Matchday 15 Premier League, Thursday morning WIB (5/12). In that match, Jurgen Klopp’s landing team seemed unstoppable, they won with a landslide score of 5-2.
This victory for Liverpool further strengthens their position at the top of the Premier League standings, but for Everton, this defeat would only make the situation worse. In fact, this is the third successive defeat for Everton. They also lost in eight of the last 11 matches in the Premier League.
Due to a dilapidated performance at the beginning of this season, the Toffees only collected 14 points from 15 matches that have taken place. With a very minimal amount, Everton is now in 18th position in the standings. Indeed, the season is still very long, there are still 23 more matches to play.
However, it looks like Everton can no longer stand their coach, Marco Silva. As a result, the club agreed to end the tenure of the Spanish manager at Goodison Park. This news was confirmed directly by Everton via the official website.
“Everton confirms that Silva has left the club. We thank you for his work for 18 years and wish him the best. Duncan Ferguson will handle the team when Everton play Chelsea. We will announce Silva’s replacement as soon as possible,” said the official statement of Everton on the club’s website.
So far, there has been no new figure appointed by Everton to replace Marco Silva, but Reportedly, They will re-recruit their former manager, David Moyes. Moyes is still unemployed after leaving West Ham in 2018. Moyes is no stranger to Everton. For 11 years the Scottish manager coached the Toffees first team, then moved to Manchester United in 2013.
Marco Silva added to the list of coaches who were fired by Premier League clubs in the past month, previously Mauricio Pochettino and Unai Emery who were fired by two North London clubs, Tottenham and Arsenal.