PLAYER RATINGS: De Gea costs Man United as Calvert-Lewin steps-up

PLAYER RATINGS: David De Gea costs Manchester United with a shaky display at Old Trafford as Dominic Calvert-Lewin steps up to prove his England quality

  • Manchester United were stunned by Everton in the last minute, drawing 3-3 
  • David De Gea made crucial errors for both the first and last of the Toffees’ goals
  • Dominic Calvert-Lewin was a threat all night but James Rodriguez disappointed

Manchester United were frustrated by a late Dominic Calvert-Lewin equaliser on Saturday evening as Everton fought-back from 2-0 down to grab a point at Old Trafford. 

An Edinson Cavani header and Bruno Fernandes wonder-strike put United 2-0 up at half-time before the Toffees hit back with two goals in three minutes, from Abdoulaye Doucoure and James Rodriguez. 

On a night where United missed a chance to go level with Manchester City at the top of the Premier League, Sportsmail’s RICHARD TANNER rates all the players. 

Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored a last-gasp equaliser to frustrated Manchester United 

David De Gea made errors for Everton’s first and last goal as United dropped two points 

At fault for Everton’s first goal when he produced a weak parry to push Calvert-Lewin’s low cross straight into the path of Doucoure. Not the first time he’s blundered against Everton either.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka – 6

Given some problems by Richarlison who was constantly looking to get in behind him but he got forward well and supplied Cavani with a good first half chance.

Victor Lindelof – 5

Not a convincing performance by the Swede who looked uncomfortable at times against Richarlison. His mistake gave the Brazilian a first half chance.

Harry Maguire – 5

Like Lindelof not the United’s captain most commanding display. Calvert-Lewin got behind him to set up the first goal.

Harry Maguire had a difficult night trying to control Calvert-Lewin in the United defence 

Luke Shaw – 7

Continued his good form this season. Good covering tackle to stop Calvert-Lewin in first half and was denied a rare goal by Olsen before delivering the free-kick for McTominay to head the winner.

Scott McTominay – 6

Usual combative midfield display and continued his scoring run with the winning goal – his sixth of the season and fifth in last eight appearances at Old Trafford.

Paul Pogba – 5

Should have done better with early unmarked header and limped off with a thigh injury after 38 minutes.

Paul Pogba was forced off with injury just 38 minutes into the match. A worry for United

Mason Greenwood – 6

Struggling to find his scoring touch ….spoiled an exciting first half run past Digne and Gomes by screwing his shot across the face of the goal.

Bruno Fernandes – 8

Quiet start to the game but struck a superb 25 yard strike for United’s second goal and always looking to try the unexpected.

Marcus Rashford – 7

Provided a magnifcent cross for Cavani’s goal, looked dangerous but delayed shot twice late int he game after good runs took him into the box.

Edinson Cavani – 7

Quiet start but that all changed with his goal when he showed all his experience. Just loves playing Everton – has scored on each of his three appearances against them this season.

Edinson Cavani bagged a goal in a classy performance to state his claim to be main striker

Subs

Fred (for Pogba, 38th min) 6.

Wasted a good chance soon after coming on but usual disciplined midfield display.

Subs (not used): Henderson, Martial, James, Telles, Matic, Williams, Van Der Beek, Tuanzebe.

Booked: Shaw. 

Everton (4-3-3)

Robin Olsen – 6

Should have kept out McTominay’s winning goal when he appeared to lose his footing. Could do nothing about United’s first two goals and made good saves from Shaw and Rashford.

Mason Holgate – 6

Had some problems keeping Rashford quiet but otherwise showed plenty of defensive discipline.

Michael Keane – 6

Recovered well after allowing Cavani to pull away from him when Rashford’s cross went over his head.

Michael Keane jumped under Rashford’s cross for Cavani’s goal but was able to bounce back

Ben Godfrey – 6

Continued his good form and versatility since his move from Norwich. First time in his favoured position as central defender and looked fairly assured.

Luca Digne – 6

Always a threat with his rampaging runs down the left and pin-point deliveries but caught out defensively at times.

Abdoulaye Doucoure – 6

Hard-working display as usual and worked hard to try and stem United’s threat down the left. Replaced by King as Everton looked for an eqauliser late on.

Tom Davies – 5

Uusal hard-working show with his sgtrong running while his tackling helped to keep Fernandes quiet early on.

Andre Gomes – 6

Started brightly but should have played the ball forward more to find the runs of Richarlison and Calvert-Lewin and replaced by Iwobi in secondhalf.

James Rodriguez – 5

Quiet game by the Colombian playmaker illuminated by his superb goal when he showed his class with a great touch and precise finish.

James Rodriguez took his goal well but struggled to pick-out Everton’s striking threats 

Richarlison – 6

Always a threat to United with his darting runs. Missed a chance in first half but played a big part in Everton’s deserved draw.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin – 7

Caused United problems all night – set up the first goal and scored the late equaliser and showed again why he is now in the England squad.

Subs: Sigurddson (for James 68) 5

Iwobi (for Davies 74, 5)

King (For Dourcoure, 81) 5.

Subs (not used): Virginia, Delph, Nkounkou, Bernard, Coleman.

Booked: Keane.

Referee: John Moss 6




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