Match Preview: Manchester United v Everton
Manchester United head into the Premier League fixture with Everton on Sunday, on the back of a comfortable 3-0 victory over FC Basel in the Champions League. The Red Devils are also unbeaten in the league in 4 games (Winning 3, Drawing 1), and entertain an Everton side who are struggling for form currently.
The Toffee’s head into the match at Old Trafford on the back of a 3-0 defeat to Atalanta in Thursday’s Europa League, and also without a win in 3 Premier League games. After starting the season with an opening day victory over Stoke City, the Merseyside outfit have gone on to draw 1 and lose their other 2 league fixtures.
Manchester United have had a good recent record against Everton, as they have won 3 of the last 5 meetings between the two outfits in all competitions. Last season saw both matches end in 1-1 draws, so both will be looking to claim maximum points this time around.
The Red Devils will be without midfielder Paul Pogba, who picked up a hamstring injury in midweek against FC Basel, but fullback Luke Shaw has recovered from injury so could be part of the match day squad.
Both sides signed strikers from one another over the summer and will be hoping that they can find the back of the net on Sunday. Everton striker Wayne Rooney has 2 goals to his name so far this season, and is the only Everton player to find the back of the net, with Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku having scored 5 goals in all competitions so far this season.
Score Prediction: Manchester United 2-0 Everton