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Preview: Manchester United vs Everton – Prediction, Team News, Line-ups

Everton’s next game will see them take on Manchester United at Old Trafford on Saturday in the Premier League. 

The Toffees suffered a disappointing 3-1 defeat to West Ham United last time out, while United lost to Manchester City on Sunday. 

Match Preview 

Manchester City cruised past Manchester United 3-1 last weekend in the derby at the Etihad Stadium. 

Erik ten Hag’s side made an ideal start to the away encounter as Marcus Rashford struck a sensational long-range goal. 

But City made a brilliant comeback in the second-half as Phil Foden equalised by arrowing a left-footed drive into the top left-corner on 56 minutes. 

The England international then added another before Erling Haaland compensated for missing a sitter by slotting home a third. 

The latest defeat means United’s top-four hopes are now almost over, as they find themselves an incredible 11 points behind fourth-placed Aston Villa

On the other hand, Everton also endured a difficult weekend as they lost at home to West Ham United

Manager Sean Dyche started Beto in place of Dominic Calvert-Lewin but the Portuguese striker failed to convert a first-half penalty. 

However, the 26-year-old put his side ahead with a brilliant header after 56 minutes in the Goodison Park encounter.  

Kurt Zouma equalised for the visitors before Thomas Soucek extended their advantage with a superb shot. 

Edson Alvarez then capped off an excellent comeback with another goal deep into the stoppage time. 

The Toffees regained four points after their penalty for breaching spending rules was reduced. 

But the latest defeat leaves them in 16th place in the Premier League standings with 25 points. 

Team News

Both Marcus Rashford and Jonny Evans were taken off in the second-half of the Manchester derby and Erik ten Hag later admitted the duo were not fully fit for the match in Man Utd news. The availability of both players is doubtful, while Rasmus Hojlund, Mason Mount, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Tyrell Malacia, Luke Shaw, Lisandro Martinez and Anthony Martial will all be absent due to injury issues. 

As for Everton, they will hoping to welcome Idrissa Gueye back from injury but Arnaut Danjuma and Dele Alli will be missing the away encounter on Saturday 

Manchester United vs Everton potential line-ups 

Manchester United: Andre Onana; Diogo Dalot, Victor Lindelof, Raphael Varane, Sofyan Amrabat; Casemiro, Kobbie Mainoo, Bruno Fernandes; Alejandro Garnacho, Marcus Rashford, Antony.

Everton: Jordan Pickford; Ben Godfrey, James Tarkowski, Jarrad Branthwaite, Vitaly Mykolenko; Jack Harrison, Amadou Onana, James Garner, Dwight McNeil; Abdoulaye Doucoure; Beto

Manchester United vs Everton prediction 

Everton have impressed away from home this season but they face a tricky fixture against Manchester United.

The Red Devils haven’t been very convincing in recent weeks but they boast many world class players in their ranks. We are backing the two sides to play out a draw on Saturday. 

Manchester United 1-1 Everton 

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