Manchester United may extend their unbeaten record at Old Trafford to 24 matches when they face Everton on April 8, 2023, at 12:30 p.m.
The Red Devils returned to the top four after a win against Brentford, and Everton played a 1-1 draw against Tottenham.
Manchester United vs. Everton preview
After losing to Newcastle at St. James Park, Erik Ten Hag got a well-deserved win against Brentford at Old Trafford.
It was a needed win due to a three-match losing streak.
Marcus Rashford’s volley in the first half was all that was needed to separate both sides.
However, the Red Devils should be grateful for David De Gea’s exceptional saves to keep them ahead of Brentford.
Manchester United returned to the top four above Tottenham and are on the same point as Newcastle, who defeated West Ham 5-1.
Newcastle possess a superior goal difference ahead of Manchester United.
The Red Devils’ destiny still remains in their own hands as they continue to fight for three points.
The old Trafford has served stellar performances for the Manchester United fans; it is a difficult place for opponents to get good results.
Everton, on the other hand, looked more ambitious than Cristian Stellini Tottenham, even with a second-half red card on Abdoulaye Doucoure.
Everton’s Michael Keane’s volley was enough to secure the needed point for the Merseyside Blues.
Tottenham’s defense had one of their worst performances of the season, which showed Antonio Conte’s explosive interview to be true about them.
Claiming a win and three draws in the last four matches was something to write about for Sean Dyche’s men.
They are clearly out of danger of relegation this season, being in 16th place in the
Everton experienced a dramatic change when Dyche replaced Frank Lampard this season.
Manchester United had beaten Everton twice this season, the first time in the Premier League 2-1 and the second time in the FA Cup third round 3-1.
Manchester United vs. Everton Team News
Manchester United midfielder Casemiro will serve his final match suspension against Everton.
Erik Ten Hag will have to stick with Scott McTominay and Marcel Sabitzer for the third time in a row.
Another concern is the non-availability of Luke Shaw, who suffered a hamstring injury against Brentford.
However, Manchester United’s medical staff dismissed the extent of the injury,
claiming it was a minor issue.
Christian Eriksen was seen in training today ahead of Everton’s encounter, but it is doubtful whether Erik Ten Hag would start the midfielder.
Alejandro Garnacho, Tom Heaton, and Donny Van De Beek are already out of the encounter.
Aaron Wan Bissaka and Anthony Martial may get into the starting 11 against Everton.
Everton will be without Doucoure, who will serve a three-match ban for the incident with Harry Kane, Andres Townsend and Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin
Ruben Vinagre would be available to face Manchester United and Sean Dyche may consider bringing in former United midfielder James Garner as a
replacement for Doucoure.
Manchester United vs. Everton: probable line-up
Manchester United’s probable starting lineup:
De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Varane, Martinez, Malacia; McTominay, Sabitzer; Antony, Fernandes, Rashford; Martial
Everton’s probable starting lineup:
Pickford; Keane, Tarkowski, Godfrey; Coleman, Onana, Gueye, Garner; Iwobi, Gray, McNeil
Manchester United vs Everton Prediction
Playing at Old Trafford will always be an advantage for the Red Devils.
None of the top teams had beaten the club at home, and Everton wouldn’t go there to get a surprise win.
Manchester United 2:1 Everton