United turned a record-breaking first-half against Everton into a comfortable three points in the quest to finish in the Premier League's top four and qualify for next season's Champions League.

.Manchester transformed a record-breaking initial half against Everton into a comfortable three points in the mission to complete in the Premier League's top four and qualify for next season's Champions League.

The host team made more opportunities of a lifetime inside 30 minutes than you would see in many full games, yet it required a Scott McTominay exertion on 36 minutes, which was a long way from the most straightforward of the possibilities, to open the scoring.

Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford was ostensibly the man of the match in disgrace; such were the recurrence of Mechestor's shots on objective in that initial period.

Ellis Simms, 22, came into the Everton side instead of the suspended Abdoulaye Doucoure and had the guests' most obvious opportunity when put through via Seamus Coleman, yet all the same, hauled a manageable shot wide.

EEverton looked considerably more strong in the final part, actually squeezing however less powerless to the odd man rush as Menchestor broke.

The second goal was the aftereffect of a singular mistake by Coleman, losing the ball within the sight of Marcus Rashford who squared to substitute Anthony Military to seal the success for the home side.

\One of the greatest cheers of the day was saved for the returning Christian Eriksen who had been out with a lower leg injury since January.

The Champions League places that are all-important for a team like United, especially with the club’s current owners, the Glazer family, reportedly looking to sell.