Manchester United vs Southampton Preview, Predictions, Lineups, Team News

Manchester United vs Southampton Preview, Predictions 
English Premier League, England
Date: Saturday, 30th December 2017
Kick off at 17:30 [UTC/Italy]
Venue: Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England

This season is not been too good for Southampton. It will be interesting to see if they manage to turn the tables of their fate against mighty Manchester United.

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Manchester United vs Southampton Possible Lineups

Manchester United vs Southampton Preview, Prediction: Following players are expected to start the game from both Manchester United and Southampton in their upcoming clash in the English Premier League:

Manchester United vs Southampton Recent Performance

Manchester United vs Southampton Preview, Predictions: Here is a quick look at how these teams have performed in their recent games in English Premier League and EFL Cup:

Manchester United:

In their last five games, Man Utd won two, lost one and two were drawn. Their recent home clash with Burnley was a struggling 2-2 draw. Their away clash with Leicester City was a 2-2 draw as well. In EFL Cup, they lost to Bristol City with a 2-1 score in an away game. hey defeated West Bromwich Albion on their own turf with dominating 1-2 score. Man Utd grabbed a maiden 1-0 win over Bournemouth in a home game.

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Its been over a month since Southampton tasted a victory. In their last five games in the Premier League, they lost three games and rest two were draws. They faced a thrashing 5-2 defeat against Southampton in an away game. Their home game against Huddersfield Town was a 1-1 draw. Chelsea also defeated Southampton with 1-0 score at home. They failed to put any fight against Leicester and faced a 1-4 defeat at home. Southampton put a tough fight against Arsenal in an away game, however, it resulted in a 1-1 draw.

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Manchester United vs Southampton Team News, Tactical Analysis

Manchester United vs Southampton Preview, Predictions, Team News: Here is a quick look at some injury/suspension/return news for both sides and let us also understand how the result of this game will affect on the rankings of these teams. Here is point table for Premier League:

Manchester United:

Man Utd will be missing CB Eric Bailly, CMF Michael Carrick and Marouane Fellaini, Backs Matteo Darmian and Antonio Valencia for this game due to injuries. It is still doubtful if CB Chris Smalling will be available for this game or not. They are currently on 2nd rank with 43 points, only 1 point ahead of Chelsea. If they wish to maintain their current rank and chase Man City, a big win is a must for them. A draw or defeat will put them at risk of losing up to 1 positions.


Forward Charlie Austin will be missing this game as he needs to serve the suspension. Ryan Bertrand and Cedric Soares will also miss this game. Virgil van Dijk will certainly not be playing this game as he moving to Liverpool on 1st. Southampton is currently on 14th rank with 19 points. They are only 2 points ahead of Bournemouth in the relegation zone. A defeat or lose will simply offer them a huge risk of getting into relegation one. However, A win can put them up to two positions up.

Manchester United vs Southampton Head to Head Stats

  • Southampton and Man Utd have clashed 85 times in total in which Manchester United have 49 wins, Southampton have 19 wins and rest 17 were draws
  • In their five most recent clashes, Manchester United won three games, Southampton won one and rest was a draw

Manchester United vs Southampton Predictions

You judge these teams in any possible term, red devils have a clear upper hand here. Let it be their history, recent performance or squad availability. Looking at the form of Southampton, we can hardly imagine any fight from their side. We are predicting a clear win for Manchester United.

Final Score 4 – 0
Can you predict the score?

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