Result: Late Bryan Oviedo strike wins it for Everton against Manchester United

Bryan Oviedo's late effort gives Everton their first win at Old Trafford for 21 years as they beat Manchester United.

Bryan Oviedo's 85th-minute strike gave Everton a famous 1-0 win against Manchester United at Old Trafford this evening.

The Costa Rican struck late on to give the Blues their first win away to United for 21 years.

Shinji Kagawa had a good chance for United after 20 minutes, but Tim Howard did well to come off his line to close the angle down quickly inside the area.

The Blues struggled to gain hold of possession, but Romelu Lukaku wasted a promising counter-attack when his low cross was easily cut out by Nemanja Vidic with men over at the far post.

Everton's James McCarthy and Man United's Danny Welbeck in action during their Premier League match on December 4, 2013 © Getty Images

Ryan Giggs flashed a header wide of Howard's right-hand post after Rooney had released Rafael to deliver a good cross.

Rooney came closest to breaking the deadlock in the first half when his shot from the edge of the box hit the post, before Howard cleared the ball while he was on the ground.

Everton's Bryan Oviedo scores the opening goal against Manchester United during their Premier League match on December 4, 2013© Getty Images

Lukaku had the Blues' best effort towards the end of the half when he drilled a lot shot at goal, but David de Gea made the save with his feet.

Tim Howard made an athletic stop to deny Patrice Evra's header from a corner, before the rebound cannoned off the bar from Danny Welbeck.

With the game heading towards stoppage time, Oviedo hit the winner to give Roberto Martinez a famous night in his fledgling career in charge of the Blues.

Everton's James McCarthy and Man United's Danny Welbeck in action during their Premier League match on December 4, 2013
Read Next:
Half-Time Report: United, Everton goalless at the break
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City23202167175062
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd23155348163250
3Liverpool23138254282647
4Chelsea23145441162547
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs23135546212544
6Arsenal23116641301139
7Burnley239771920-134
8Leicester CityLeicester238783432231
9Everton2376102538-1327
10Watford2375113342-926
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2367102941-1225
12Crystal Palace2367102133-1225
13Bournemouth2366112435-1124
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2366111939-2024
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2365122131-1023
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2358101729-1223
17Southampton2349102334-1121
18Stoke CityStoke2355132350-2720
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom23310101830-1219
20Swansea CitySwansea2345141435-2117
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account