Southampton vs. Manchester United Match Analysis and Prediction

The Red Devils will be seeking to reenact their winning ways when they face Southampton at the St. Mary’s Stadium. The match is scheduled 08/31/2019 with kickoff at 2.30 GTM.

Manchester United have recorded only one win since the start of the season. A late strike from Ruben Neves saw the game end in a draw against Wolves. The same predicament happened when a late strike from Aaaholt handed the Red Devils the first taste of defeat this season.

Ralph Hasenhuttl’s men will be looking forward for their first second of the season following a series of defeat. Southamptom were humbled 3-0 at the hands of Burnley and 2-1 by Liverpool. New signing Djenepo was on target as he sealed the victory goal to hand Southampton their first win against Brighton.

Southampton vs. Manchester United Head to Head

Southampton have won 9 and lost 6 matches in the Premier League in the past 6 months. The team will be hoping to maintain this form when they welcome the Red Devils home.

Manchester United have won 8 and lost 6 matches in the Premier League over the past 6 months. This form will be carried against Southampton as Ole Gunnar fights for a place at the top four this season.

Here is a deep look into the two sides’ 8 most recent meetings and the results:

  • Man U 3-2 Southampton
  • Southampton 2-2 Man U
  • Manchester United 0-0 Southampton
  • Southampton 0-1 Man U
  • Southampton 0-0 Man U
  • Man U 3-2 Southampton
  • Man U 0-1 Southampton
  • Southampton 2-3 Man U

Southampton Team News

Boufal, Redmond and Djenepo are likely to feature in the match following their solid performance over the weekend with a win over Brighton. The team however face Fulham midweek for the Carabao  Cup.

Manchester United Team News

Luke Shaw will be out for a while following a hamstring injury during the Crystal Palace game. Ashley Young will likely feature as a replacement. Diego Dalot is also ruled out for the game. Will youngster Brandon Williams make a debut?

Prediction and Odds

Southampton are highly likely to give the Red Devils a run for their money this weekend given the in-form home team. However, Manchester United will be looking to prove their form following the home defeat. Here are out best bets for outcome for the match:

  • Manchester United Win – 2.14
  • Both Teams to Score – 1.84
  • Over 2.5 – 1.97
  • Double Chance – 1.36
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