Man United and Everton both have the chance to got top of the table when they meet at Old Trafford this lunchtime.
United go into the weekend in fourth place, with the Toffees fifth on goal difference but so congested is the top of end of the Premier League that just one point splits the top six.
However, with Liverpool and Manchester City playing each other tomorrow in another clash of the two north-west cities, there is an opportunity for someone to gain a march on their rivals.
United needed a stoppage time winner from Cristiano Ronaldo to come from behind and beat Villarreal in the Champions League in midweek, and while that goal sparked raucous scenes at Old Trafford, anything other than a win today will see more questions asked about Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s suitability to lead the club forward.
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74 mins: Was that his chance? Sancho plays Ronaldo in down the left and while it is a tight angle you’d expect him to hit the target, the No7 drags it across the goal however.
73 mins: A change for Everton as Davies comes on in place of Gordon. Pogba has also entered the fray in place of Fred.
GOAL! Manchester United 1-1 Everton
65 mins: Townsend again! What a break from Everton. Townsend keeps his head and has the cheek to pull off a Ronaldo celebration in the corner!
57 mins: It’s a double change for United. Ronaldo replaces Cavani while Sancho is on for Martial.
56 mins: Sancho will be joined by Ronaldo in coming off the bench soon.
54 mins: Not much to shout about early in this second half but Jadon Sancho is getting ready to come on.
Anthony Martial’s strike was his first goal for Manchester United since scoring in February in the 9-0 against Southampton.
WATCH: Martial gives United the lead
A good time to get his first of the season!
HALF TIME | Manchester United 1-0 Everton
Martial’s goal separates the sides after an entertaining first half.