Southampton vs Manchester United
Competition: English Premier League
20th September 2015 – Kickoff time 17:00
Manchester United returns for the Premiership after losing against PSV inside the Champions League however they will also have to begin with this match without Luke Shaw who suffered a broken leg. After losing to Swansea of their last match for their travels, the Red Devils look for improvement and can have to make changes in front of this match. For the Saints, they haven't yet been winning matches of late nonetheless they also don't lose a large number of at St Mary’s.
Southampton have lost one league game in 2010, even so they simply have managed to win one match also. They don't look that strong in attack however they have won five and lost one amongst their last seven league matches at St Mary’s. Still Ronald Koeman's side just have managed two wins within their last eleven Premier League matches played. Not that they just don't have the quality nevertheless they can't find to discover the winning mentality. They did were beat United 1-0 at Old Trafford and really should now allow them to have a good game here.
The player to observe for the home side is going to be Graziano Pelle if he is not having a superb day then Southampton is likely to struggle. The other player to view will be Jay Rodriguez while he has yet to score in 2010. The Saints just have managed to attain five goals this year and they've conceded five goals inside their opening two matches in 2010, and next they kept three clean sheets repeatedly. Still both teams have scored in five from the last six clashes between both of these and three in the last four meetings at St Mary’s have gone over 2.5 goals. So we should expect both teams to attain here as well as for this match to go Over 2.5 here.
For the record, Manchester United failed to keep a clean sheet of their last seven league games against Southampton. David De Gea made his first start with the season last weekend and that he did concede a target. That is seven matches in a row within the top fight without having a clean sheet from him. Interestingly, it ought to be noted that after United have scored first in Premier League meetings with Southampton they've already gone to win fifteen of sixteen matches. However, United just have won exactly 1 / 3rd of their away games within the top flight under Louis van Gaal (7 of 21) and lost their last journey 2-1 at Swansea. But interestingly, All meetings between Van Gaal and Ronald Koeman have led to a win with the away manager.
United will probably be eager to avoid another away defeat after their defeats against Swansea and PSV, so back those to come away together with the win here. The players to observe for United is going to be Anthony Martial, Wayne Rooney and Memphis Depay.
Tag : English Premier League