STAR PREVIEW Everton v Man U

first_imgAccording to many the wheels have fallen off Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United but they’re still in a much better place than they were at the start of the season and they’ve still got a chance of getting back into Europe via the top four as they head to Everton this weekend.Things have gotten more difficult for them after a stunning start with 10 wins from 11 games, but they are still in a better place than they were under Jose Mourinho. Things were always going to get more difficult in the latter stages of the FA Cup and Champions League and in hindsight a top class Barcelona side with Lionel Messi was always going to be too much over the two legs.However, as strange as it might sound regarding a 4-0 defeat over two legs, there were positives for United to take from the game, even in their second leg defeat where United actually started brightly, hit the bar in the first minute, and did manage to frequently get in behind on the flanks before Lionel Messi’s superb opener, followed by a David de Gea clanger.They will need to be on their toes at Goodison, although Marco Silva must be tearing his hair out at Everton not being able to follow up three good wins with a lifeless performance at relegated Fulham, when they had just one shot on target. That is not the first time Everton have thrown a stinker following a good performance and it’s hard to know which side will turn up, although the visit of United out to give plenty of motivation for a side still chasing seventh.Everton v Man UtdPremier League13:30 Sky Sports Premier League / Sky Sports Main Event / Sky Sports Ultra HDHEAD TO HEAD RECORD(Maximum 10 matches)OCT 2018 PREMIER LEAGUE Manchester United 2-1 EvertonJAN 2018 PREMIER LEAGUE Everton 0-2 Manchester UnitedSEP 2017 PREMIER LEAGUE Manchester United 4-0 EvertonAPR 2017 PREMIER LEAGUE Manchester United 1-1 EvertonDEC 2016 PREMIER LEAGUE Everton 1-1 Manchester UnitedAPR 2016 FA CUP Everton 1-2 Manchester UnitedAPR 2016 PREMIER LEAGUE Manchester United 1-0 EvertonOCT 2015 PREMIER LEAGUE Everton 0-3 Manchester UnitedAPR 2015 PREMIER LEAGUE Everton 3-0 Manchester UnitedOCT 2014 PREMIER LEAGUE Manchester United 2-1 EvertonAPR 2014 PREMIER LEAGUE Everton 2-0 Manchester UnitedThey also have a strong record against the Big Six this season, having beaten both Chelsea and Arsenal here in recent weeks. In Idrissa Gueye, Andre Gomes, Gylfi Sigurdsson, Bernard and Richarlison there’s the quality to go toe to toe with United from the start. An open game would be music to the ears of the Red Devils, giving the likes of Paul Pogba and Diogo Dalot space to supply Marcus Rashford, and they should feel confident about getting on the scoresheet too.13/10 feels fair about United’s chances but the best bet might be to go for over 2.5 goals.RECOMMENDED BETS (scale of 1-100 points)BACK OVER 2.5 GOALS 5 pts at 4/5 with starsports.betPROFIT/LOSS SINCE JAN 1 2017: PROFIT 285.67 points(excluding Premier League ante-post, RBC Heritage)last_img read more