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Last updated : 10 December 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester United v Everton fixture

Everton face a trip to Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Blues will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 45 and win only 18 of the 82 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2004, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premiership match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 13 AugEverton0 - 2Man Utd.PREM
2004/2005Wed 20 AprEverton1 - 0Man Utd.PREM
2004/2005Sat 19 FebEverton0 - 2Man Utd.FAC
2004/2005Mon 30 AugMan Utd.0 - 0EvertonPREM
2003/2004Sat 07 FebEverton3 - 4Man Utd.PREM
2003/2004Fri 26 DecMan Utd.3 - 2EvertonPREM
2002/2003Sun 11 MayEverton1 - 2Man Utd.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Manchester United are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Red Devils, with 3 goals against.

Everton have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. Blues have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Man Utd. sit in a healthy 2nd in the league, and have picked up 30 points from their 14 games. Everton are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 16 points from 14 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

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

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Red Devils, as the Blues have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Man Utd. Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Everton 17 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.