Southampton vs Manchester United
English Premier League 2016/17
17th May, 19:45 pm BST
St Mary’s, Southampton
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Southampton Team News & Preview
Southampton host Manchester United in the Premier League later tonight and the Saints will be looking to avenge their EFL cup final defeat from earlier this season.
The hosts managed to win against Middlesbrough last time out and Claude Puel will be hoping for more of the same here.
McCarthy, van Dijk and Targett are injured for the home side.
Predicted Southampton Starting Lineup (4-2-3-1): Forster; Soares, Stephens, Yoshida, Bertrand; Davis, Romeu; Redmond, Tadic, Ward-Prowse; Gabbiadini
Manchester United Team News & Preview
Manchester United have given up on the top four finish and are preparing for the Europa League final.
Mourinho is likely to rest some key players for this one and this should be a close contest.
Four of the last five matches between these two sides at St Mary’s have been won by a one-goal margin and this one should follow suit as well.
Shaw, Rojo, Ibrahimovic, Young and Fosu-Mensah are injured for the away side. Meanwhile, De Gea, Pogba, Valencia and Blind are being rested.
Predicted Manchester United Starting Lineup (4-2-3-1): Romero; Darmian, Smalling, Jones, Bailly; Herrera, Fellaini; Martial, Mkhitaryan, Mata; Rooney
Southampton vs Manchester United Key Stats
Manchester United have won 7 of their last 8 away matches against Southampton in all competitions.
Southampton have failed to score in their last 3 home matches in the Premier League.
Manchester United have scored at least 2 goals in 7 of their last 8 away matches against Southampton in all competitions.
Southampton vs Manchester United Betting Tips
Southampton have seen over 2.5 goals in 7 of their last 8 home matches against Manchester United in all competitions.
Manchester United have an excellent record against the Saints away from home. Bet on the Red Devils to win here.
Southampton vs Manchester United Prediction
Southampton will fancy their chances here. Manchester United will be without several of their key players and this is the ideal opportunity for the hosts to ease the pressure with a win over a top team.
United are defensively very good and it should be a tight game. However, the hosts are likely to edge this one.
Southampton 2-1 Manchester United
The 2017/18 Manchester United Away kit
The new United away kit is out now, and it’s a welcome break from the monotonous away kits we keep seeing everywhere else. Here it is announced on Twitter:
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) May 12, 2017
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