FM Preview: Manchester United v Everton 22 Apr 2012

Last updated : 21 April 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Manchester United v Everton fixture

Manchester United prepare to entertain Everton at Old Trafford at lunchtime on Sunday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Red Devils are clearly on top, having won 50 and lost only 19 of the 89 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Old Trafford was less than a year ago, in April 2011, the Red Devils carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 29 Oct Everton 0 - 1 Man. Utd. Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 23 Apr Man. Utd. 1-0 Everton Premier League
2010/2011 Sat 11 Sep Everton 3 - 3 Man. Utd. Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 20 Feb Everton 3 - 1 Man. Utd. Premier League
2009/2010 Sat 21 Nov Man. Utd. 3 - 0 Everton Premier League
2008/2009 Sun 19 Apr Man. Utd. 0 - 0 Everton F.A. Cup
2008/2009 Sat 31 Jan Man. Utd. 1 - 0 Everton Premier League

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Recent respective form guides

Manchester United are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Red Devils, with 5 goals against.

Everton have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Toffees's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Manchester United are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 34 games giving them a return of 82 points.

Everton lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 47 from their 33 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Manchester United 6 5 0 1 14 1 15
Everton 6 4 1 1 13 4 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Everton is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Red Devils in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Manchester United Won 4 successive home games.
14 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 14 .
Everton Not won in previous 2 away matches.

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