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17/04/2014 15:32, Report by Tim Oscroft
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Preview: Everton v United

Date, time and coverage: Sunday 20 April, 16:10 BST. The match will be shown live in the UK on Sky Sports. You can also follow it via ManUtd.com's live blog and MUTV Online's radio commentary. Video highlights will be available online from 23:00 BST.

Form guide:
The Reds are back in action, following a gap in the fixture list since the exit from the Champions League, hoping to record a third consecutive win in the Barclays Premier League. The 4-0 victory over Newcastle was our 10th on the road during this campaign, extending United’s record as the best away side in the league. Before this week's home game against Crystal Palace, Everton were in fine form, having won seven in a row. However, the 3-2 reverse against the Eagles – the Toffees' first home defeat since Boxing Day – could alter their positive mindset heading into this clash.

Ins and outs: Juan Mata will likely make a welcome return, having been cup-tied for the trip to Munich just a few days after his outstanding display against Newcastle, which featured two goals, an assist and a host of other sublime moments.

Betting: Everton are marginal favourites to win with bwin, our official betting partners, at 2.90 but there’s not a lot to choose between the two sides. United’s excellent away form makes us 2.90 to return down the M62 with all three points, while a draw is priced at 3.20. 

Last meeting: Bryan Oviedo struck just four minutes from time to give Everton all three points in a close encounter at Old Trafford in December. Earlier, Wayne Rooney and Danny Welbeck had both struck the frame of the goal, before the Toffees’ left-back pounced for the winner.

Last XI: Howard; Coleman, Stones, Distin, Baines; Barry, Mirallas, Barkley, Deulofeu, McGeady; Lukaku.

The manager: Victory in last year’s FA Cup final over Manchester City ensured Roberto Martinez’s stock remained high, despite his Wigan side’s subsequent

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