Everton vs Man United prediction: How will Premier League fixture play out today?

Everton host Manchester United in the Premier League on Sunday as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team continue their pursuit of a Champions League qualification spot.

United have struggled for consistency this season but are unbeaten in their last seven games, having recorded a 5-0 win over Club Brugge in the Europa League on Thursday.

Meanwhile, Everton have seen somewhat of an upturn in form since manager Carlo Ancelotti’s arrival in December, though their five-game unbeaten run was snapped by Arsenal in a thrilling encounter last weekend.

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One of the big questions around Sunday’s clash at Goodison Park is whether United striker Anthony Martial will be fit to play after missing the win over Club Brugge due to injury.

Here’s everything you need to know. 


Ratings: Brugge vs Man United





1/11 Sergio Romero – 5

2/11 Brandon Williams – 5

3/11 Luke Shaw – 7

4/11 Harry Maguire – 7

5/11 Victor Lindelof – 6

6/11 Diogo Dalot – 6

7/11 Nemanja Matic – 7

8/11 Andreas Pereira – 6

9/11 Jesse Lingard – 5

10/11 Juan Mata – 5

11/11 Anthony Martial – 7

1/11 Sergio Romero – 5

2/11 Brandon Williams – 5

3/11 Luke Shaw – 7

4/11 Harry Maguire – 7

5/11 Victor Lindelof – 6

6/11 Diogo Dalot – 6

7/11 Nemanja Matic – 7

8/11 Andreas Pereira – 6

9/11 Jesse Lingard – 5

10/11 Juan Mata – 5

11/11 Anthony Martial – 7

When is the match?

The match kicks off at 2pm at Goodison Park.

What TV channel is it on?

The match will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League.

Subscribers will be able to stream the match through the SkyGo app.

Prediction

Everton impressed going forward in their narrow loss to Arsenal last weekend, but their defensive issues were also on display as they conceded three – including one in the first minute of the second half. They are without a clean sheet since 11 January and United have eight goals in their last two matches. With new signing Bruno Fernandes settling in quickly for United, expect the Portuguese to be at the heart of another win for the visitors on Sunday in a back-and-forth contest.

Everton 1-2 United

Team news

Martial is a doubt for the visitors, having missed his side’s thrashing of 10-man Brugge on Thursday with a thigh injury he picked up in training earlier in the week. New signing Odion Ighalo, who netted his first goal for United in Thursday’s fixture, could come in as a result. Long-term absentees Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford will sit out Sunday’s game.

Meanwhile, Everton’s Theo Walcott and Lucas Digne are doubts due to injuries, but Andre Gomes could start in his second appearance since returning from a horrible leg fracture sustained in November.

Predicted line-ups

Everton: Pickford; Sidibe, Mina, Holgate, Baines; Iwobi, Schneiderlin, Delph, Sigurdsson; Calvert-Lewin, Richarlison

United: De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw; Fred, Matic, Fernandes; Greenwood, James, Ighalo​

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