Manchester United v Everton team news & stats

Date published: Friday 1st April 2016 1:46

Bastian Schweinsteiger: Manchester United midfielder out of Everton game

Everton have won four of their last seven Premier League games against Manchester United going into Sunday’s clash at Old Trafford.

Team news

Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger has been ruled out with a knee injury he suffered while playing for Germany, but Ander Herrera and Ashley Young could feature for the hosts after recovering from groin injuries.

Everton defender John Stones has shaken off a minor knock sustained on England duty, while Bryan Oviedo is fully fit after a chest infection.

Kevin Mirallas is available after suspension, but Gareth Barry completes a two-match ban for the Toffees.

Kick-off at Old Trafford on Sunday is at 4pm.

Opta stats

  • After winning just four of the first 40 Premier League meetings with Manchester United (W4 D7 L29), Everton have won four of the last seven (W4 L3).
  • The Red Devils have conceded just seven goals in their last 14 Premier League games at Old Trafford.
  • Everton have lost just one of their last 14 Premier League away matches (W6 D7 L1).
  • Romelu Lukaku is one of only four players to score a hat-trick against Man Utd in the Premier League (Dirk Kuyt, David Bentley and Samuel Eto’o are the other three).
  • Lukaku has scored six goals in his last seven appearances for Everton in all competitions.
  • Everton have scored with 18% of their shots at goal, making them the most clinical team in the top flight.
  • The Red Devils are looking to record four successive home wins for the first time since April last year (six in a row).
  • Manchester United have scored 999 goals in the Premier League at Old Trafford.
  • The Toffees have suffered 199 defeats away from home in the Premier League. They have earned 499 points in total on the road.
  • Manchester United’s win percentage in all competitions with Morgan Schneiderlin starting is 57%, compared to 35% without.

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