March 18 2018

Everton manager Koeman explains why fans can not complain about this issue

March 18 2018, 05:04 | Clarence Walton

Everton manager Koeman explains why fans can not complain about this issue

Everton's English striker Wayne Rooney reacts to the final whistle after the UEFA Europa League Group stage match between Everton and Apollon Limassol at Goodison Park in Liverpool

Ronald Koeman risks being booted out of his job after Everton suffered their fourth defeat in five Premier League matches.

Everton are once again mentioned as a possible destination for the player, being "very interested" in Gameiro.

Sean Dyche will be delighted with how his side executed his gameplan and impressed with how goalkeeper Nick Pope has stepped up to the plate in Tom Heaton's absence. You go down in the result, they are really defensive-minded, really physical. "I don't think he will".

The result adds to an impressive away record for Burnley who have draws against Tottenham and Liverpool as well as an opening day win against Chelsea - all on the road.

After Alexandre Lacazette hit the post in the second minute, they took the lead on 16 when Nacho Monreal struck the ball firmly through a sea of bodies in the Brighton area. "If he's got the right attributes he can coach anybody". The squad has not gelled however and another injection of money may be needed in January to rescue Everton's season, and Gameiro would certainly make a statement.

"He's got the attributes to manage one of the top clubs". How much longer do you believe he deserves, to get the Blues back on track? "If he carries on like he is he'll probably be pushed into that role".

Burnley's victory on Merseyside continues their superb run away from Turf Moor this season.

"Sometimes you need a bit of luck and things aren't dropping for us".

"It is a great set of lads here and the staff have been brilliant with me". Today was an unexpected loss.

Such unrest surrounds Goodison Park due to the Merseysiders' over £140m spend during the summer, a sum higher than their weekend overcomers have spent in their entire existence, and the seemingly lack of progression from this on the pitch.

Burnley went into half-time a goal up, but felt they should have had the chance to double their lead from the penalty spot before the break when Scott Arfield went down under Ashley Williams' challenge, only for referee Jon Moss to controversially book the Canada global for diving.

Certainly there are holes in his plans and there are now holes in this team - the one left by Romelu Lukaku being the most obvious. They have gone four premier league games without defeat for the first time since December 2014.

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