Roy Hodgson took charge of his first match as Crystal Palace manager on Saturday but saw his side struggle in front of goal again.
In a wretched run of form and suffering from a chronic lack of pace, visiting Romelu Lukaku and Manchester United is the last thing Everton need.
Rooney returns to United on Sunday for the first time since his summer move to Everton.
English Premier League: Fraser Forster (49') Crystal Palace 0-1 Southampton
Don Hutchison and Alison Bender delve into the differing coaching styles ahead of Chelsea's clash with Arsenal.
English Premier League: Steven Davis (6') Crystal Palace 0-1 Southampton