Manchester United vs Everton Match Preview
Wayne Rooney returns to Old Trafford, while Romelu Lukaku locks horns with his former team-mates for the first time since leaving Goodison Park.
Manchester United will look to keep their place at the top of the Premier League when they host Everton at Old Trafford on Sunday.
The Red Devils are unbeaten in their last five games in all competitions, picking up four wins, and they come into the clash against Ronald Koeman’s side on the back of a 3-0 Champions League victory over Basel.
While United are winning games and full of confidence, Everton are languishing at the bottom end of the table. The Toffees have failed to secure a win in their last five games in all competitions and make the trip to Old Trafford with a three-game losing streak hanging over their heads.
Match Details :
Date : Sunday, September 17.
Time : 16:00 BST/11:00 ET/ 20:30 IST
Venue : Old Trafford Stadium
TV Broadcast : Sky Sports Premier League (UK), NBCSN (US), Star Sports Select HD 1(India).
Online Streaming Link : www.Ronaldo7.net
Team News :
Manchester United :
Paul Pogba is expected to miss out after suffering an injury in the Champions League against Basel, meaning Marouane Fellaini could take his place in midfield.
Eric Bailly and Phil Jones missed the game against Basel due to suspension, but should return to the starting XI in place of Chris Smalling and Victor Lindelof.
Everton will be without a host of players due to injury, with Ross Barkley, Yannick Bolasie, Seamus Coleman, James McCarthy and Ramiro Funes Mori all sidelined.
Potential starting XI: De Gea; Valencia, Bailly, Jones, Darmian; Fellaini, Matic, Herrera, Mkhitaryan; Rashford, Lukaku.
Potential starting XI: Pickford; Baines, Keane, Williams, Jagielka; Schneiderlin, Gueye, Sigurdsson, Davies; Rooney, Ramirez.
Head to Head Record :
Total matches played : 197
Manchester United Won : 85
Everton won : 69
Matches Drawn : 43