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Southampton v Manchester United: Premier League Match-day 2

Southampton vs. Manchester United

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Premier League action on Sunday as Soton and Man U meet at St. Mary’s Stadium – 3:00pm GMT.

Man U, remain in contention for Champion’s League qualification, sitting in first place and 15 places above sixteenth placed Soton, going into the clash.

Southampton is working hard

Returning to match-winning form, following a defeat is always a tough challenge, but that is what Soton need now, after their loss to Everton at Goodison Park.

lost one game.

A victory for Southampton would put them on 3 points.

Ralph Hasenhuttl could be missing up to one of their players through injury or illness for the game on Sunday.

To retain first position in the Premier League is Manchester United’s target this week

Man U come to this fixture on the back of a 5-1 home win against Leeds United at Old Trafford.

With three points so far this season, they have secured the top spot in the Premier League having won one game.

The ultimate prize this season will be for Manchester United to finish top of the Premier League and secure automatic qualification for the Champion’s League. However, they must play each game as it comes and secure the points, if that is to be achieved.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be forced to make changes to the plans for his squad, as injury or illness has depleted him of seven of his Man U players.

Southampton v Manchester United – Head-to-Heads.

The recent form between these two sides has seen Man U with a greater number of wins. In the last 46 meetings, they have enjoyed 30 wins, to Soton’s seven victories. Further, the last 20 meetings against Man U have resulted in fourteen wins for Soton. The last time they played each other in this competition was February 2021, when The Red Devils walked away as 9-0 winners- it’s a 58.48% likelihood that both sides will score once more on Sunday.

Man U have a win probability of 62.89 percent.

Performance Report

For Soton, Adam Armstrong has netted
one goal in 1 League matches this campaign, while Bruno Fernandes scored
three goals in 1 League games this Premier League Season for Man U.

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