Manchester United host Everton at Old Trafford in an important clash in the English Premier League.
After a strong start to the English Premier League campaign, Manchester United took a huge step back at home against Aston Villa last weekend. The Reds suffered a shocking 1-0 loss.
Now United are set to host Everton on Saturday. It goes without saying, but this is a game the club must win if they are to keep pace at the top of the Premier League table. Will they be able to get the job done?
How Manchester United vs. Everton to watch on TV
When is the kick-off? Saturday 2 Oct. at 7:30 a.m. ET
Where will the match be played? Old Trafford
Which TV channel is the match on? NBC Sports, fuboTV for online streaming
Who is the referee? Michael Oliver
Who has VAR service? Harry Lennard
Manchester United team news
The injuries have gotten a bit complicated for Manchester United as both Luke Shaw and Harry Maguire left the loss to Aston Villa on a punch. The two missed the Champions League tilt against Villarreal on Wednesday. Their status is up in the air this weekend.
Everton team news
Everton are also in the midst of a strong start to the season as they are in fifth place with 13 points, just behind United in the standings. Everton have so far had four wins, one draw and one loss on their record set in 2021.
Manchester United vs. Everton predicted lineups
Manchester United: De Gea, Telles, Varane, Lindelof, Wan-Bisakka, Fernandes, Fred, Mctominay, Sancho, Greenwood and Ronaldo
Everton: Pickford, Digne, Godfrey, Mina, Coleman, Allan, Doucoure, Richarlison, Gray, Townsend and Calvert-Lewin
Manchester United vs. Everton forecast
This is going to be quite a struggle. United are in a somewhat difficult period, with Everton hoping for some early hits. In the end, we think Everton will score first, but Cristiano Ronaldo will score in the second half to seal things up.
Forecast: Manchester United 1-1 Everton