Everton fans can reflect on a fairly busy 2018, where both Sam Allardyce and now Marco Silva have been in the manager position.
The Toffees finished 10th in the Premier League table during the 2017/18 season, while they entered 2019 seventh in the table under Silva.
They are hopeful that European football could soon be back at Goodison Park, but there
Here is the standout best and worst match of 2018 for Everton:
Burnley 1-5 Everton, 26 December 2018
Everton gave a glimpse into what they are trying to achieve under Silva, as they demonstrated an attacking masterclass on the road.
They dispatched of a poor Burnley team at Turf Moor and proved they do have some quality attackers within the squad.
Some Toffees fans are confident Silva is the right man to take them forward and will hope they can repeat the Burnley display more regularly in 2019.
Arsenal 5-1 Everton, 3 February 2018
Everton suffered a crushing defeat away to Arsenal in February, which was a resulted that highlighted how far the gap was to the top-six clubs.
Aaron Ramsey netted a hat-trick at the Emirates Stadium and inflicted a heavy Premier League defat on Allardyce’s team.
Everton’s backline was ripped apart and it consisted of Michael Keane, Ashley Williams, Jonjoe Kenny and Eliaquim Mangala.
There is still plenty of work to do to reach England’s elite and this result was a real eye opener.