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Everton vs. Manchester Utd 4/9/2022 Premier League Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Everton meets Manchester Utd on 4/9/2022 at 06:30 AM.

Manchester Utd takes on Everton in a Premier League match. Everton with a record of 7-4-18 this season comes into this game with a 1-3-11 record on the road. Manchester Utd is 14-9-7 this season and is 8-4-4 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Everton and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. How does Manchester Utd bounce back from a tough loss? They will get to answer that question on their home pitch against Everton.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Manchester Utd and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their previous match, Manchester Utd came out with a draw and will look to chalk up a tally in the win column. Their home crowd or lack thereof (in person, but there will be virtual fans “present”) due to ongoing pandemic is hungry for a win.

The Everton Roster

The Players to Watch for the Everton

Michael Keane DF



As a scorer, Michael Keane had 25 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Everton teammates, Michael Keane had 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Michael Keane has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Michael Keane has 0 Red Cards this season.

Allan MF



As a scorer, Allan had 21 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Allan has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Allan has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Allan has 0 Red Cards this season.

Séamus Coleman DF



As a scorer, Séamus Coleman had 21 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Séamus Coleman has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Séamus Coleman has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Séamus Coleman has 0 Red Cards this season.

Abdoulaye Doucouré MF



As a scorer, Abdoulaye Doucouré had 21 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Abdoulaye Doucouré has 2 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Abdoulaye Doucouré has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Abdoulaye Doucouré has 0 Red Cards this season.

Demarai Gray MF,FW



As a scorer, Demarai Gray had 20 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Demarai Gray has 5 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Demarai Gray has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Demarai Gray has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Manchester Utd Roster

The Players to Watch for the Manchester Utd

Bruno Fernandes MF



Bruno Fernandes has 26 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Bruno Fernandes has 9 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Bruno Fernandes has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Bruno Fernandes has 1 Red Cards this season.

Harry Maguire DF



Harry Maguire has 23 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Manchester Utd teammates, Harry Maguire had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Harry Maguire has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Harry Maguire has 0 Red Cards this season.

Scott McTominay MF



Scott McTominay has 21 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Scott McTominay has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Scott McTominay has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Scott McTominay has 0 Red Cards this season.

Fred MF



Fred has 20 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Fred has 4 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Fred has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Fred has 0 Red Cards this season.

Cristiano Ronaldo FW



As a scorer, Cristiano Ronaldo had 21 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Cristiano Ronaldo has 12 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Cristiano Ronaldo has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Cristiano Ronaldo has 2 Red Cards this season.

Everton Team Stats

The Everton Offensive Stats and Metrics

Everton scored 0.90 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Offensively, they are quite disappointing in their ability to put the ball in the back of the net. Everton scored those goals off assists 84.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.76 assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Everton converted on 0.27 of attempted shots on goal. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Everton attempts 3.28 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. Struggles to get shots on goal are common for this offense. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Everton attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 27.9% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. The shot quality of all shots attempted has been poor. Inefficient shot attempts are a problem.







Everton Defensive Stats and Metrics

Everton gave up 1.62 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. The defensive effort has been pitiful, maybe it will improve, but this is not working. Nobody should be proud of this. Everton goalkeepers fended off 4.86 shots per 90 minutes. This defense plays with fire far too often due to their inability to prevent shots on goal.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 63.8% of shots on target were saved by Everton goalkeepers. Shots on goal tend to become goals against this porous defense and goalkeeping unit. Everton goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 17.2% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is really struggling, expecting a clean sheet is unreasonable.







Everton Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Everton had 11.55 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Everton is in the top 84 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Everton has successfully intercepted 15.83 passes per 90 minutes of action. Everton is in the top 14 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Everton commits 12.21 fouls. This puts Everton in the top 34 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Everton drew 12.34 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Everton in the top 50 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Everton had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.66 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Everton in the top 37 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.







Manchester Utd Team Stats

The Manchester Utd Offensive Stats and Metrics

Manchester Utd scored 1.53 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Manchester Utd was able to score 1.33 goals off assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Manchester Utd was able to score on 0.32 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Manchester Utd attempted 4.8 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Manchester Utd attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 34.4% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

Manchester Utd Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Manchester Utd was able to hold opponents to 1.27 goals. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 4.7 shots were saved by Manchester Utd goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Fans are holding their breath when the ball crosses over into their defensive territory.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 72.3% of shots on target were saved by Manchester Utd goalkeepers. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. Manchester Utd goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 23.3% of the time. The idea of them having a clean sheet is a bit of a long shot compared to other teams in the league.

Manchester Utd Utility Stats

Manchester Utd tried 11.43 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Manchester Utd is in the top 84 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Manchester Utd has successfully intercepted 14.17 passes per 90 minutes of action. Manchester Utd is in the top 24 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Manchester Utd commits 12.63 fouls. Manchester Utd is in the top 44 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Manchester Utd drew 11.13 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Manchester Utd in the top 72 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Manchester Utd committed an offside 2.2 times. This puts Manchester Utd in the top 82 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Everton vs. Manchester Utd Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Everton 1 Manchester Utd 2

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