Tue 30 November 2021 | 19:43

Benitez asks for the fans’ support against Liverpool

Everton boss has called for their fans’ support in Merseyside derby.


has failed in winning any games in the last seven league matches, and now ahead of their big clash against


, their boss

Rafael Benitez

has talked about the importance of the fans’ support in the Merseyside derby.

The Toffees stand in 14th place in the Premier League ahead of their home clash against



"A derby is a derby, everything can change,"

he told a news conference.

"It depends on the atmosphere, how well we can do, and the connection with the fans. If we can create a good atmosphere, anything can happen.

"A derby is always special. Here, the passion is massive; we know it's really important for everyone. I want to win and do well, for us as a team it's important to bring back the confidence.

"The fans are intelligent, they know we need them. They're crucial and the main thing for us. I think they will realize how important they are for the players

"We have to stay focused, go back to the principle of defending as a unit. After, we try to play the best way possible on the ball, if we have to play counter-attack then do it."

Everton has picked only 15 points which is the club’s third-worst record, with only Howard Kendall (13) and Walter Smith (12) registering fewer than Benitez in their first 13 Premier League games.

source: SportMob

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