Manchester United continued their winning ways as they thrashed Everton FC 4-0, at Old Trafford, to move atop of the Premier League and handed Ronald Koeman's side their fourth loss. Antonio Valencia, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Romelu Lukaku and Anthony Martial were all on target for Manchester United. Meanwhile, Wayne Rooney's return to Old Trafford ended in a disappointing loss, as the Toffees gave up three late goals, which forced him to be substituted. With this loss, Everton is now eighteenth in the Premier League with just five points. Here's a quick summary of this match.

Manchester United outlook

Starting XI and individual performance points: Goalkeeper - David de Gea (7.60). Defender - Antonio Valencia (7.54), Phil Jones (7.21), Eric Bailly (seven points), Ashley Young (7.55). Midfielder - Marouane Fellaini (eight points), Nemanja Matic (eight points), Juan Mata (seven points), Henrikh Mkhitaryan (eight points), Marcus Rashford (6.33). Forward - Romelu Lukaku (8.30). Used substitutes - Anthony Martial (seven points), Ander Herrera (6.28), Jesse Lingard (7.03).

Team's strength and weakness: José Mourinho's men created plenty of chances relative to their possession, they were solid at creating goal bound chances from set pieces and fantastic at converting their chances.

Team style of play : Manchester United largely attacked through the middle and left side. They regularly held possession on Everton's half.

Everton FC outlook

Starting XI and individual performance points: Goalkeeper - Jordan Pickford (5.55). Defender - Michael Keane (6.35), Phil Jagielka (5.64), Ashley Williams (5.23), Cuco Martina (6.13), Leighton Baines (5.88).

Midfielder - Morgan Schneiderlin (six points), Idrissa Gueye (6.21), Gylfi Sigurdsson (6.12), Tom Davies (six points). Forward - Wayne Rooney (6.43). Used substitutes - Kevin Mirallas (5.42), Sandro Ramírez (5.69), Dominic Calvert-Lewin (5.91).

Team's strength and weakness: Everton often stole the ball from Manchester United players, however, they were poor at finding the back of the net.

They committed several individual stumbles and gave away a lot of free kicks around their half.

Team style of play: Ronald Koeman's men largely attacked through the center midfield.

Who's the Man of the Match?

Romelu Lukaku was outstanding on the attack for Manchester United. The Belgian striker provided an assist and scored a goal. Overall, he completed twenty-seven touches in the match.

Matchday 6 fixtures for both teams

Manchester United will hit the road to face Southampton at the St Mary's Stadium on Saturday, September 23, while Everton welcomes AFC Bournemouth at Goodison Park the same day.