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'It wasn't a good game to watch': Marco Silva criticises his players after Everton slump to defeat at home to Leicester City on New Year's Day Jamie Vardy grabbed the only goal as Leicester beat Everton at Goodison Park Marco Silva believes his side failed to do the basics and did not deserve to win The defeat leaves Everton in 10th, while Leicester sit seventh in Premier League  

By Phil Medlicott, Press Association Sport

Published: 17:35 GMT, 1 January 2019 | Updated: 17:35 GMT, 1 January 2019


Everton boss Marco Silva felt his players were 'too nervous and anxious' as they suffered a limp 1-0 New Year's Day loss to Leicester at Goodison Park.

In a contest low on quality and entertainment throughout, the Toffees registered only two efforts on target, with the first not coming until the 75th minute.

Jamie Vardy struck the winner in the 58th minutw as the Foxes punished a mistake by Michael Keane.

Marco Silva admitted he was disappointed with the whole team after their defeat by Leicester

Silva, whose men have lost four of their last five matches, said: 'It's a disappointing result for us and a poor performance also. It wasn't a good game to watch.

'We missed some of the most important things in football, to pass the normal pass and to do the easy things. We missed many, many times.

'The first

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