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Manchester United v Everton: Premier League Match-day 7

Manchester United vs. Everton

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Saturday Premier League action from Old Trafford, as Man U take on Everton.

Both Man U and Everton are on equal points going into this game, sitting in fourth and fifth positions in the League, with Man U ahead on goal difference.

Manchester United face his opponents, equal on points, with both keen to make progress

It was a humbling defeat at the hands of Aston Villa for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men in their last match, they will be hoping to get something out of this game for sure.

Man U keep finding ways to win, having secured four victories in their last six matches is astonishing this season, a form has placed them in clear contention for Champion’s League qualification. With 13 points, they are established in fourth in the League having won four meetings, drawn one game, and lost one game.

Playing at home, Man U have won two games and lost one game.

Manchester United will have 16 points if they manage to secure a victory.

Good atacking and defensive team

Man U have shown a solidity in defence, having only conceded five goals in their previous fixtures. They have a good scoring rate of 13 goals. This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Bruno Fernandes (4), Cristiano Ronaldo (3), and Mason Greenwood (3).

It is likely that four key players will miss Saturday’s fixture, which is something of a concern for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his Man U team.

Everton face their opponents with equal points, it will likely be a thrilling encounter

Everton come to this fixture on the back of a 2-0 home win against Norwich City at Goodison Park.

Everton keep finding ways to win, having secured four victories in their last six fixtures is astonishing this season. With fifth, they currently sit 13 points in the League having won four fixtures, drawn one game, and lost one game.

Everton will travel to Man U with a win record on the road that is quite unremarkable, with one win and one draw.

Victory for Everton would take their points tally to 16 so far this season.

Good Attacking Performance

Everton will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (12). This season, their stand-out attacking players have been Dominic Calvert-Lewin (3), Demarai Gray (3), and Andros Townsend (2). Everton have conceded seven goals.

Everton’s squad will likely be depleted of seven of their key players when they start on Saturday, due to injury or illness.

Manchester United v Everton – Head-to-Heads.

Man U and Everton have faced each other 62 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Man U’s favour (40 – 8). In addition, seventeen of the previous 20 matches between Man U and Everton have resulted in a Man U win. Their most recent encounter in this competition was August 2021, when Manchester United walked away as 4-0 winners. As we can see both teams have scored in the last match between these teams and the likelihood of both sides scoring on Saturday is rated at 52.91%.

The probability of a Man U win is 67.11 percent.

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