The stats that say Rafa Benitez will be first Premier League manager sacked

first_img Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion How Everton could look in January under Ancelotti with new signings Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Most Read In Football Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT RANKED predicted The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 And below is Benitez’s record, which is the most similar to the historic average of all current Premier League managers: latest 4 4 A study by takes a look at the final five results of the previous 29 managers sacked, going back to the start of 2016/17.The study calculates that Benitez’s record over the past five matches most closely resembles the average record of the last 29 managers over their last five games before being sacked, out of all 20 current top flight bosses.145 games were analysed in total, and the following record is the average of all managers before their dismissal: revealed Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ scrap Newcastle won their first match in 174 days on Saturday Despite the terrible starts to the season endured by a number of Premier League teams, we are now into November and still no manager has lost his job.There is real pressure on Slavisa Jokanovic, whose Fulham side sit bottom of the table, while Southampton’s Mark Hughes and Neil Warnock of Cardiff are also feeling the heat. Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror tackle on Barisic sparks chaos tense Jokanovic is favourite to be the first Premier League manager sacked SORRY David Wagner’s position is not as unstable, as though Huddersfield have claimed just six points from 11 matches, he is clearly trusted by the club’s board.The Terriers have the exact same record as Newcastle United, who claimed their single win this term last weekend.Rafa Benitez guided the Magpies to a narrow 1-0 home defeat of Watford, moving his side out of the relegation places. gameday cracker Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade A spokesperson for said: “At this time of the season, all managers in the lower half of the league will begin to worry when results aren’t going their way. The research on recent statistics reveals that five games without a good result can often affect a chairman’s decision. Of the 29 managers’ last five games, nine of them didn’t register in a win in any of the last five games.”So will Benitez be getting the axe? Newcastle host Bournemouth on Saturday in their final match before the international break, and a poor result could make the Cherries’ visit to St James’ Park his final match as Magpies manager. LATEST Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City BEST OF 4 4 Given his reputation Benitez – a former European Cup winner and manager of Liverpool, Real Madrid and Chelsea, among others – remains largely out of the question when it comes to discussing which Premier League manager will be the first to lose his job in 2018/19.However, if history is any indicator, Benitez WILL be the first top flight boss dismissed this season.last_img