FootyMAD's Everton match preview

Last updated : 22 December 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester United v Everton fixture

Man. Utd. 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 46 and lost only 18 of the 84 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Old Trafford was just last season, in November 2006, with Man. Utd. running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 15 SepEverton0 - 1Man. Utd.PREM
2006/2007Sat 28 AprEverton2 - 4Man. Utd.PREM
2006/2007Wed 29 NovMan. Utd.3-0EvertonPREM
2005/2006Sun 11 DecMan. Utd.1 - 1EvertonPREM
2005/2006Sat 13 AugEverton0 - 2Man. Utd.PREM
2004/2005Wed 20 AprEverton1 - 0Man. Utd.PREM
2004/2005Sat 19 FebEverton0 - 2Man. Utd.FAC

Recent respective form guides

Manchester United could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Red Devils have rattled up an impressive 18 goals, and conceded 3.

Everton's away form is equally impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Toffees, and 5 goals against.

Man. Utd. sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 39 points from their 17 games. Everton find themselves in a respectable 6th position, courtesy of the 30 points they have accumulated from 17 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Man. Utd. are starting to turn Old Trafford into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Man. Utd. Won 8 successive home games.
13 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Everton 3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.