Southampton vs Manchester United

Southampton vs Manchester United predictions,line up and live stream for Sunday’s Premier League contest at St. Mary’s Stadium. Manchester United look to build on a fantastic opening weekend when they visit Southampton.

Manchester United will be looking to make it back-to-back wins at the start of their 2021-22 Premier League season when they head to St Mary’s on Sunday afternoon to face Southampton.

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Southampton had not beaten Everton away from home since 1997 so they would have surprised many last weekend when they went 1-0 up against the Toffees. It wasn’t to last though and they eventually lost the game 3-1.

Southampton: McCarthy; Walker-Peters, Bednarek, Salisu, Perraud; Armstrong, Ward-Prowse, Romeu, Djenepo; Armstrong, Adams
Manchester United: De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw; Fred, McTominay; Sancho, Fernandes, Pogba; Greenwood

⚽️ Southampton vs Manchester United

English Premier League
Date: Sunday 22nd August 2021
Kick off at 14:00 UK/ 15:00 CET
Venue: St. Mary’s Stadium.

Southampton vs Manchester United: Head to Head

Last season this fixture ended 3-2 to Manchester United.
Manchester United are unbeaten away from home in the Premier League since January 2020.
Southampton haven’t beaten Manchester United at St Mary’s since 2003.
The last time the clubs met was back in February and Manchester United obliterated Southampton winning 9-0.
Southampton haven’t beaten Manchester United when at home since 2003.

Southampton vs Manchester United: Prediction

Manchester United were absolutely fantastic in beating Leeds 5-1 last week and they top the league because of goal difference. There seems to be more of an urgency at the club now and they will be looking to stay right up there and challenge for the league title.

Southampton are more than capable of making this a tricky match for Man United, but we are finding it difficult to back against the visitors taking everything into consideration. Solskjaer’s side will be flying after hitting five against Leeds and should have too much for the Saints on Sunday afternoon.

As far as the overall result goes, it’s hard to look beyond Manchester United. They went unbeaten away from home in the league last term and have an excellent record against Southampton, so I’m opting for an away win.