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Starting XI: Romelu Lukaku to lead the line against former club Everton

Manchester United will face Everton at Old Trafford in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon, their fifth league match of the new season. United are yet to face one of the big teams in the Premier League this season – the first being against Liverpool next month. Jose Mourinho’s side won their first three matches of the season against West Ham United (4-0), Swansea City (4-0) and Leicester City (2-0). United dropped their first points of the season against Stoke City at the bet365 Stadium last weekend in a 2-2 draw, getting back to winning ways on Tuesday beating FC Basel 3-0 in the first group stage match of the UEFA Champions League. United will be seeking another victory in the Premier League this weekend, putting Ronald Koeman into the firing line after his sides poor start to the season.

Manchester United:

De Gea;

Valencia, Bailly, Jones, Young;

Matic, Fellaini;

Mata, Mkhitaryan, Rashford;

Lukaku

Substitutes:

Romero; Smalling, Darmian; Lingard, Carrick, Herrera; Martial

Manchester United and Everton have faced each other 197 times in all competitions since their first match which was played on the 24th September 1892, a 6-0 victory for Everton over Newton Heath. United have won a total of 85 matches, drawn 43 times and lost 69 times. United have a twenty match unbeaten record against Everton which lasted from the 9th September 1995 after a 3-2 victory at Goodison Park, ending with a 2-0 victory on the 19th February 2005; 19 of the matches were in the Premier League, one in the FA Cup. United last lost to Everton on the 26th April 2015, a 3-0 defeat which, the loss before that almost a year before was the final straw for United who then sacked former Everton manager David Moyes. The last four matches see United undefeated against Everton, winning twice; 1-0 and 2-1, drawing twice; both 1-1 scorelines.

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