Manchester United vs Everton – Sunday 17th September 2017 – 16:00 - Sky Sports 

Man United are 1/3 with Romelu Lukaku at 9/4 to score first.

Manchester United face Everton at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon, in a match that sees Wayne Rooney and Lukaku facing their former sides.

The Red Devils come into this match in excellent form, winning their last match against Basel 3-0.

Marouane Fellaini (35) was the unlikely source for United's opener, with the midfielder scoring after coming on as a sub.

Romelu Lukaku scored on his Champions League debut (53), making it 2-0 eight minutes after the restart.

Marcus Rashford rounded off a perfect performance for United with a third goal (84), with the striker also scoring on his Champions League debut.


Early Favourites

United have enjoyed an exceptional start to the season, despite drawing their last Premier League match.

The game against Stoke saw United also concede their first two goals this season, with Jones and Bailly having a poor match.

Despite that draw they remain top of the Premier League, narrowly above Manchester City on goal difference.

This fixture will be a huge challenge, despite Everton finding themselves in a poor run of form.


United Favourites

Manchester United come into this match as favourites, with home advantage and their pedigree informing the odds.

Jose Mourinho will be looking to continue United's unbeaten start to their Premier League campaign.

United will be looking to make it seven matches unbeaten against Everton in the Premier League.

Mixed Start

Everton come into this match on the back of a 3-0 defeat against Atalanta in the Europa League.

Andrea Masiello (27) opened the scoring for Atalanta, with their first goal in European competition in 26 years.

Alejandro Gomez made it 2-0 to the hosts (41), with Everton's defence capitulating for the second game running.

Bryan Christante fired them into a 3-0 lead before half time (44), an appalling score line for the Blues.

It was a poor first outing for Everton in the Europa League, it is far from the ideal result for Koeman as well.


Three Straight Defeats

Everton come into this match on the back of three straight defeats, losing against Atalanta, Tottenham and Chelsea.

They have shipped an alarming eight goals in those three matches, failing to score in any of them as well.

Ronald Koeman did call a meeting with senior players of the squad on Friday, looking to address the alarming standards.

This will be a tough assignment for the Toffees, with United in super form at the moment and at home.

Toffees Underdogs

Ronald Koeman's side come into this match as underdogs, with United's pedigree informing the odds.

This will be a tough match for Everton, with serious problems at both ends of the pitch.

Everton will be looking for a first win at Old Trafford in four years.

Everton are 8/1 with Wayne Rooney at 11/1 to open the scoring.


Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Lukaku to score first @ 9/4

Tip 2 – United to win 3-1 @ 10/1

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