Frank Lampard Explains Why Furious Everton Fans Threw Alex Iwobi Jersey Back at Fulltime Versus Bournemouth – SportsBrief.com – Sports Brief
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Everton fans were raving mad when their players went to apologise, after another embarrassing defeat to the promoted club.
Toffees forward Alex Iwobi felt the true wrath of the fans after they threw his matchday shirt back at him.
Frank Lampard has given a detailed explanation of why the supporters were so angry, acknowledging that results have been subpar this season.
Lampard's men have lost six of their last eight matches, according to Soccerway. The support of fans has deteriorated in the last few weeks, piling more pressure on the former Chelsea manager.
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However, the World Cup break is a much-needed time for the manager and players to mull over the season so far – and prepare for a difficult second half of the season.
Toffees fans were not pleased with the result and the team's performance, and decided to deliver a message to their players.
Lampard dismissed the reported incident between Iwobi and the fans, calling the debacle a misunderstanding.
He said, according to the Mirror.
Goals from Marcus Tavernier, Keiffer Moore and Jaidon Anthony were enough to inflict a second successive defeat on the Toffees, leaving them 17th in the table.
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Lampard felt fans were within their rights to voice their frustrations after the game.
Sports Brief earlier reported on fans throwing back Iwobi's shirt, after Everton players went to the fans to applaud them for their support.
Before the incident, there was a commotion involving Iwobi and fans that Lampard had to intervene in. The Nigerian midfielder appeared to be bothered by something at the away end.
Players stepped in to control the situation, with match officials eventually stepping in to ask for calm.
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