Don’t miss the complete replay and highlights of the Everton vs Manchester United match. The game kicked off at 16:30 (GMT) on 26th November 2023. The referee for this exciting match was J. Brooks. The game took place at the iconic Goodison Park and was part of the England – Premier League, Week 13, Season 2023/2024. Catch all the action and drama from this thrilling encounter!
Everton vs Manchester United Full Match Reports
Amidst the echoes of Everton fans expressing their discontent over the Premier League’s point deduction decision, Manchester United compounded their woes with a resounding 3-0 victory against the relegation-threatened Toffees.
The deduction of 10 points for financial fair play breaches prompted Everton supporters to voice their dissatisfaction with a chorus of boos during the Premier League anthem at Goodison Park. The hostile atmosphere set the stage for a challenging evening for United, yet the sacred ground of Everton was abruptly silenced when Diogo Dalot delivered a cross to the far post. Alejandro Garnacho showcased a goal likely to be remembered as the season’s best—an exquisite overhead kick into the top corner.
Fueled by a burning sense of injustice from contentious refereeing decisions, Everton harnessed the crowd’s roar to their advantage. Despite André Onana’s two remarkable saves denying Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Kobbie Mainoo intervened to clear the ball off the line when it slipped past him from Dwight McNeil’s attempt. Ignoring the warning, United escaped another threat when Abdoulaye Doucouré narrowly missed the post with an effort.
The Toffees lamented these missed opportunities when, 10 minutes into the second half, Anthony Martial, initially booked for a dive, was deemed by VAR to have been tripped by Ashley Young in the area. With the yellow card overturned, Marcus Rashford confidently converted the penalty, firing past England teammate Jordan Pickford. Despite Idrissa Gueye’s long-range attempt that forced a superb save from Onana, Everton’s response remained subdued, signaling the inevitable conclusion.
The game was definitively sealed 15 minutes from time when a swift counter by the Red Devils culminated in a delightful dinked finish by Anthony Martial. With the victory secured, Erik ten Hag made strategic changes with Wednesday’s pivotal clash against Galatasaray in mind, where nothing short of a triumph is required to bolster their Champions League knockout stage aspirations. Meanwhile, Everton, amid a dreary afternoon, owes their position above the bottom of the table to Burnley’s misfortunes.
Man of the Match: Kobbie Mainoo (Manchester United).