Southampton vs. Manchester United: Premier League – Match Preview

Two sides who have won just one of their first three Premier League games meet in the weekends early kick-off as Southampton host Manchester United.

Southampton got off the mark last time out as they recorded a 2-0 win away to Brighton & Hove Albion.

Moussa Djenepo scored just moments after coming off the bench, with Nathan Redmond sealing the win.

Manchester United were beaten at home by Crystal Palace, with Patrick van Aanholt scoring an added time winner.

The hosts dominated the ball, however created little, with Marcus Rashford missing a penalty.

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Match history
The two meetings in the 18-19 campaign saw nine goals scored, including a 2-2 draw in the St.Mary’s fixture.

Manchester United edged a thriller at Old Trafford, with Romelu Lukaku scoring a late winner.

Last five Premier League meetings
Manchester United 3 Southampton 2 – 02/03/19
Southampton 2 Manchester United 2 – 01/12/18
Manchester United 0 Southampton 0 – 30/12/17
Southampton 0 Manchester United 1 – 23/09/17
Southampton 0 Manchester United 0 – 17/05/17

Southampton DC – 10/13 with 888 Sport

Team news
Redmond has been ruled out having sustained an injury in the mid-week Capital One Cup fixture.

Ryan Bertrand should have overcome his own issue and will be deployed in a left wing back role.

Anthony Martial and Luke Shaw are both out, the pair suffered injuries against Crystal Palace last weekend.

Juan Mata and Ashley Young appear favourites to come into the XI as a result.

Expected starting XI’s
Southampton (3-5-2): Gunn; Bednarek, Vestergaard, Danso; Valery, Ward-Prowse, Romeu, Hjojberg, Bertrand; Ings, Adams
Manchester United (4-2-3-1): De Gea; Wan Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Young; Pogba, McTominay; James, Mata, Lingard; Rashford

Predictions

Result: Draw (12/5 with Bet 365)

Correct Score: 1-1 (11/2 with Bet 365)

Anytime Goalscorer: Marcus Rashford (8/5 with Betfair)

Odds correct at time of article (30/08, 10:30), they are subject to change

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