Everton vs Man United: Stats, Preview, and Prediction
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is back in the firing line after a shocking loss to Istanbul Basaksehir on Wednesday.
His worries could be compounded tomorrow when Everton welcome Manchester United at lunch time.
The Norwegian will be hoping his side turn up with goods, knowing fully well anything other than a convincing win will put his position at the club in jeopardy.
Merseyside Dejavu for Man United
For some weird but justified reason, this game has a bedevilling feeling about it especially for Solskjaer.
His predecessor, Jose Mourinho was axed after a 3-1 loss to Liverpool – in the fashion David Moyes was fired after his Man United side fell 2-0 to Everton in 2013.
All the aforementioned happened on Merseyside soil and what is slowly becoming a tradition may happen again tomorrow.
Everton seem to have lost the form with which they started the season.
And Manchester United constantly swinging between stellar and horrendous results with every passing gameweek.
Who needs it more?
Without an iota of doubt, United cannot a bad result in this game.
Everton are still fourth on the table despite their recent poor form.
And they will remain on top of the Red Devils regardless of the result tomorrow.
Everton are winless in three recent matches after winning all of their first eight games in all competitions.
Man United have only two of their last five games [2W 1D 2L].
A minimum of 3 goals have been scored in four of Everton’s last five games.
The last two meetings have ended in a 1-1 draw; United are winless at Goodison park since a 2nil win in January 2018.
Everton have one just one of the last five meetings between these two [1W 2D 2L].
The Toffees are unbeaten at home; Man United have won all of their away games in the PL this season.
Both teams are on a bad run of two consecutive defeats.
Prediction: Everton 1-1 Man United