Furious Everton fan storms the pitch at Norwich in protest at Rafa Benitez

Furious Everton fan storms the pitch at Carrow Road to try and reach manager Rafael Benitez after they went 2-0 down to rock bottom Norwich after banners calling for the Spaniard to be sacked appeared in the away end

A fuming Everton fan stormed the Carrow Road pitch in an effort to reach manager Rafael Benitez as they fell two goals behind at Norwich City.

An 16th-minute own goal from Michael Keane was followed shortly afterwards by Adam Idah’s second and this proved the final straw for the irate pitch invader.

He managed to evade security initially, getting over the advertising hoardings and onto the pitch while heading towards Benitez in the away dug-out.

A fuming Everton fan had to be removed from the pitch as they fell two goals down at Norwich

The fan invaded the pitch at Carrow Road and tried to reach manager Rafael Benitez

The fan invaded the pitch at Carrow Road and tried to reach manager Rafael Benitez 

But the fan was swiftly apprehended by stewards and removed from the stadium in front of the away end.

A banner reading ‘Benitez – Get out of our club’ once again appeared among the Everton supporters as with recent games as pressure mounts on the deeply unpopular manager.

Falling two goals behind early on to a side rock bottom of the Premier League table represented a fresh low for the Toffees this season.

The irate fan was swiftly apprehended by stewards and removed from the pitch after a delay

The irate fan was swiftly apprehended by stewards and removed from the pitch after a delay

Supporters hold up a 'Benitez - Get out of our club' banner in the away end at Norwich City

Supporters hold up a ‘Benitez – Get out of our club’ banner in the away end at Norwich City

Abdoulaye Doucoure, Ben Godfrey and Jordan Pickford look glum after going 2-0 down

Abdoulaye Doucoure, Ben Godfrey and Jordan Pickford look glum after going 2-0 down

They are down in 15th place and in danger of being caught up in the relegation battle during a dreadful run that has seen them win just one league game since late September.

They have lost eight matches during that run with a bright start to the season under Benitez now a distant memory.

A 3-2 FA Cup win at Hull City last weekend offered little respite with the Benitez Out banner also appearing in the away end there.

Adam Idah steals in to score Norwich's second goal during a disastrous start for Everton

Adam Idah steals in to score Norwich’s second goal during a disastrous start for Everton

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