Everton have failed to win any of their last 10 games in all competitions, slipping to 19th place in the Premier League table and being eliminated from both domestic cup competitions.
The Tofee have confirmed the sacking of manager Frank Lampard, less than a year since his appointment.
Home defeats to both Wolves and Southampton meant the trip to the London Stadium was a “must not lose”, and the
Everton board and owner Farhad Moshiri made the trip to London to attend in person.
Jarrod Bowen scored twice to a 2-0 defeat and now Lampard has paid with his job.
Everton have two weeks until their next game to appoint Lampard’s successor.