Furious Everton fan storms the pitch at Carrow Road to try to reach manager Rafael Benitez after they went 2-0 to low in Norwich after banners appeared at the end calling for the Spaniard to sack
- Everton fell two goals behind within 18 minutes against lower club Norwich
- Michael Keane’s own goal was followed by a second from Adam Idah
- That proved to be the last straw for a furious Everton fan who stormed the field
- Angry fan walked towards manager Rafa Benitez in the dugout
- But he was quickly stopped by stewards and removed from Carrow Road
An enraged Everton fan stormed onto the Carrow Road pitch in an attempt to reach manager Rafael Benitez when they were two goals behind Norwich City.
A 16th-minute own goal from Michael Keane was followed shortly afterwards by a second goal from Adam Idah, proving the final straw for the furious pitch intruder.
He managed to dodge security initially, over the billboards and onto the pitch as he headed towards Benitez in the dugout.
An enraged Everton fan had to be removed from the field after they scored two goals at Norwich
The fan invaded the field on Carrow Road and tried manager Rafael Benitez. reach
But the fan was quickly rounded up by the stewards and removed from the stadium before the end.
A banner reading ‘Benitez – Get out of our club’ reappeared among Everton supporters, as in recent games, as pressure mounted on the highly unpopular manager.
By leaving two goals early on a sideways rock bottom of the Premier League table, it marked another low for the Toffees this season.
The furious fan was quickly apprehended by the stewards and removed from the field after delay
Supporters hold up a ‘Benitez – Get out of our club’ banner in the end at Norwich City
Abdoulaye Doucoure, Ben Godfrey and Jordan Pickford look gloomy after a 2-0 deficit
They are in 15th place and at risk of getting caught up in the relegation battle during a terrible run in which they have won just one league game since the end of September.
They lost eight games during that run with a bright start to the season under Benitez, now a distant memory.
A 3-2 FA Cup win in Hull City last weekend offered little respite with the Benitez Out banner appearing in the tail end there as well.
Adam Idah sneaks in to score Norwich’s second goal during a disastrous start for Everton