MAN UNITED vs SOUTHAMPTON. KICK OFF INSIGHT TO SATURDAY CLASH.
Manchester United host Southampton in the first game of the English Premier League weekend.
The hosts failed to make it three league wins in a row when they were held to a 1-1 draw by Burnley in midweek.
Southampton on the other hand had a remarkable outing, staging a mighty comeback for a famous 3-2 win at Tottenham.
A win for United will see them jump back into the top four and a loss can see them finish the weekend in 7th place.
A 1-1 draw at St Mary’s earlier this season extended Southampton’s winless run against Man United to 12 games in all competitions.
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What time does Man United vs Southampton start?
The game kicks off at 12.30 UTC at Old Trafford.
Man United vs Southampton team news
Eric Bailly returned with a slight injury from the Africa Cup of Nations and is a doubt for the match.
Cristiano Ronaldo is set to return to the starting XI after being left on the bench for the stalemate against Burnley.
Paul Pogba also had a good game and will retain his spot in the lineup alongside Bruno Fernandes and Scott McTominay.
Ralph Hassenhuttl will surely make no changes to his first XI if his midweek heroes are ready to go again.
Man United vs Southampton head to head
These sides have gone up against each other 35 times and United have won 22 times.
The Saints have only won four times.
Man United vs Southampton current form
Both sides have just lost once in their last five outings but Southampton have won three times, one more than their opponents.
Man United vs Southampton prediction
The home team are under pressure from their fans to win and the home advantage will give them an edge. They may just bag all three points to extend their stellar record against Southampton.
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