Everton vs. Manchester United Match preview
Goodison Park will host Saturday’s Premier League clash between Everton and Manchester United. The host made a rocket start to the season, but, unfortunately, suffered immerse in form. Carlo Ancelotti’s men do not seem to be capable of securing a top-four finish at the end of the season, and, no doubt, they would be eyeing for booking a spot in the Europa League and would be happy about it.
After Everton winning their opening four Premier League games this season, they have now failed to win in their last three league outings. The Toffees head into this clash on the back of two straight league defeats for the first time under Carlo Ancelotti, against Southampton and Newcastle.
Everton are going into this clash with the kind of confidence that they have been difficult to beat on home soil, as they have suffered just a single loss in their previous 15 home games in the League. On the other tossed-side, though, the Toffees have also conceded at least twice in their previous four League games as Host.
The Red Devils have stained to yield results in the Premier League this season and have dropped to 15th place in the table. They have claimed just one win in their previous four games in the English top-flight.
Despite a poor recent home record, United have not lost in nine top-flight games on their travels, recording seven victories. The visitors have been great on their travels. In fact, they have scored at least twice in their last six away games in the Premier League.
Everton vs Manchester United Match Facts
- Everton have won four, drawn one, and lost two in League games for the new season campaign
- The Toffees side has registered a single clean sheet in its last seven league matches.
- Everton have won two of their last three home league matches
- Ancelloti’s men have never failed to score a goal in six out of their seven EPL matches played.
- More than two goals were registered in Manchester United away League matches.
- United have won two, drawn one, and lost two EPL matches.
Everton vs. Manchester United Head to Head
In the last six encounters, United have managed to beat Everton three times, drawing twice and losing once in the process. Last season, the two teams met twice in the Premier League, registering a 1-1 draw in both legs.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men will be aiming to pick maximum points this weekend, having failed to beat Everton in their last three matches. The Old Trafford outfit suffered a humiliating 4-0 defeat last season away to Everton and another trip awaits for the Red Devils.
Everton Team News
Everton will miss the services of Brazilian Richarlison who is suspended after he was sent off against Bournemouth. However, midfielder James Rodriguez is likely to feature against United having resumed training.
Goalkeeper Jordan Pickford is set to return to the starting XI according to Ancelloti after the England international was dropped over the weekend. Summer signing Robin Olsen replaced him in goal as the club suffered a 2-1 loss to Bournemouth.
Man United team news
United could be without Victor Lindelof after he was subbed off during his side’s 2-1 defeat to Istanbul. Solskjaer confirmed after the match that the defender has a back problem.
Everton vs. Manchester United Prediction
Everton has been exposed in recent games due to the lack of squad depth. However, they tend to be strong on home soil. Manchester United is such an aggressive team on their travels but is highly unpredictable. The Toffees will have to react after a disappointing show against Newcastle last time out. Looking at the two teams recent for and against records;
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