Southampton vs Manchester United Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
In the last clash of the day, Southampton will host Manchester United at the St Mary's Stadium. Judging by their previous matches, the fans are in for a real treat filled with intense and physical football.
Southampton hold the number eighteen spot at the table with eight points after the first thirteen rounds. So far in the season, they have gotten a win, five draws, and seven losses. One of those losses came in the previous round against Fulham when they lost by the score of 3-2. Schurle scored once for Fulham and Aleksandar Mitrovic added two goals of his own. On the other side, Armstrong scored twice, but in the end, his efforts were in vain as his team failed to secure any points from the encounter.
Manchester United are placed seventh in the league with twenty-one points from six wins, three draws, and four losses. Currently, they are on a two-game winless streak. After the loss to Manchester City, they went on to draw with Crystal Palace in the previous round. Both teams had a couple of chances, but unfortunately for the fans, none of them were converted into goals. Manchester United was somewhat better when looking at the statistic, but in the end, a draw comes out as a fair outcome to this outing.
When it comes to the previous matches between the two clubs, Manchester United have been the better one. Out of the previous five games that they’ve played, Manchester United have won three and the remaining two outings ended as draws. It is worth noting that in the three most recent clashes between them we have seen just one goal. At home, against Manchester United, from the recent five games, they have a record of three losses and two draws. The last time that they won a game against them was in 2003.
Southampton don't have many missing players for the match against Red Devils. Sam Gallagher is injured and he will not play on the match. Shane Long, Danny Ings and Ryan Bertrand are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are fully fit and ready for the match.
On the other side Manchester United have more missing players for this game on Saturday. Victor Lindelöf, Marcos Rojo and Alexis Sánchez are injured and they will not play for sure. Diogo Dalot is doubtful for the match. Ander Herrera, Matteo Darmian and Antonio Valencia are not fully fit and they are doubtful for the match. All other players are available to play and they are highly motivated to win.
Possible starting lineups
Southampton: McCarthy; Targett, Hoedt, Yoshida, Soares; Lemina, Hojbjerg; Redmond, Armstrong, Gabbiadini; Austin
Manchester United: De Gea; Young, Jones, Smalling, Shaw; Matic, Pogba; Mata, Lingard, Martial; Lukaku
Southampton vs Manchester United Prediction
We expect a true football battle at St Mary's Stadium on Saturday when Saints welcomes Reds. It will be a tough football game and both sides will play vary cautious and strong in defending. Southampton are not in top form and they have failed to win their last 9 matches. Their main objective for the match will be fast counterattacks and long balls. On the other side Man Utd play with big oscillating in form and this game is must win for them to bounce back. United have kept a clean sheet in their last 3 matches against Southampton in all competitions and they will try to finish this game without conceding. Their main objective for the match will be to control the ball in the midfield and to score at least one goal.
Our prediction and betting tips for the match Southampton vs Manchester United Prediction: 1st Half Time Draw. We don't expect to see goals in the first halve, but expect to see in the second. Our second betting pick for the match is United to win to nil. Maybe correct score will be 0-2 and expect from Martial to score. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.