- Manchester United secured a deserved 2-1 win over Everton at Old Trafford
- Pogba and Martial netted a goal apiece for the Red Devils with Sigurdsson scoring Everton's consolation
- The win saw United move to eighth with 17 points
Manchester United on Sunday, October 28 bounced back to winning ways after securing a 2-1 vital victory over Everton in a Premier League match played at Old Trafford.
Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial netted a goal apiece in either halves to gift the Red Devils a much-needed victory.
This was the 53rd Premier League meeting between the two sides, with United winning the majority 35 of those and Everton emerging victorious in just eight games.
The Sunday clash was no different, as the Old Trafford outfit continued their dominance over the Toffees.
Alexis Sanchez did not start for United even as Jesse Lingard returned to the team's line-up after a month-long absence.
Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Juan Mata led United's attack-line, with Paul Pogba and Nemanja Matic controlling the midfield.
The hosts dominated proceedings in the opening minutes, with their superiority paying off in the 27th minute when Pogba opened the scoring
Martial extended the lead just four minutes after half-time, curling past a helpless Pickford from 18 yards.
Everton nearly pulled one back in the 51st minute via Bernard who was played in by Richarlison but his shot hit the side net as De Gea looked on.
However, in the 77th minute, Pogba was robbed in midfield, as Sigurdsson slid in Richarlison who was eventually brought down in thebox by Chris Smalling to win a penalty.
Sigurdsson neatly slammed the ball into the top right corner, with De Gea going low the other way to make it 2-1.
Despite Everton's threat, United managed to hold until stoppage to claim a much-needed victory in front of their faithfuls.
The victory saw the two sides swap places on the EPL standings, with the Reds up to eighth and the Blues down to ninth.
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