The Spaniard’s record is remarkably related to that posted by different managers who had been sacked during the last two years
Despite the horrible begins to the season endured by quite a few Premier League groups, we are actually into November and nonetheless no supervisor has misplaced his job.
There is actual stress on Slavisa Jokanovic, whose Fulham aspect sit backside of the desk, whereas Southampton’s Mark Hughes and Neil Warnock of Cardiff are additionally feeling the warmth.
David Wagner’s place is just not as unstable, as if Huddersfield have claimed simply six factors from 11 matches, he’s clearly trusted by the membership’s board.
The Terriers have the very same record as Newcastle United, who claimed their single win this time period final weekend.
Rafa Benitez guided the Magpies to a slim 1-Zero residence defeat of Watford, transferring his aspect out of the relegation locations.
Given his status Benitez – a former European Cup winner and supervisor of Liverpool, Real Madrid and Chelsea, amongst others – stays largely out of the query when it comes to discussing which Premier League supervisor would be the first to lose his job in 2018/19.
However, if historical past is any indicator, Benitez WILL be the primary high flight boss dismissed this season.
A examine by BonusCodeBets.co.uk takes a take a look at the ultimate 5 outcomes of the earlier 29 managers sacked, going again to the beginning of 2016/17.
The examine calculates that Benitez’s record over the previous 5 matches most intently resembles the common record of the final 29 managers over their final 5 video games earlier than being sacked, out of all 20 present high flight bosses.
145 video games had been analysed in complete, and the next record is the common of all managers earlier than their dismissal:
And under is Benitez’s record, which is essentially the most related to the historic common of all present Premier League managers:
A spokesperson forstated: “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 of their remaining match earlier than the worldwide break, and a poor consequence could make the Cherries’ go to to St James’ Park his remaining match as Magpies supervisor.