Southampton vs Manchester United
England – Premier League
Date: Saturday, thirty one August 2019
Kick-off at 12:30 Great Britain / 13:30 CET
Venue: St. Mary’s arena (Southampton).
The Saints got a much-needed breather within the previous week as they finally brought their two-game streak to a halt with a 2-0 persuade metropolis on the road.
The squad slotted 2 nonreciprocal second-half goals into the rear of internet, from their four shots that were on the right track, and managed to limit their foes from obtaining their names on the scoresheet to record their 1stclean sheet of the campaign still.
Manchester United let their fans down in their several match-up against Crystal Palace, as a final gasp winner from Van Anholt surprised the Red Devils in their own curtilage. With star striker Rashford missing from the spot and Daniel James grading the sole goal for United, the match-up surprisingly all over 2-1 in favor of Palace.
The chants “Ole’s at the wheel”, has actually lost its vigor because the squad square measure currently while not a win since their emphatic opener against Chelsea. However, you’ll be able to actually figure United to rise from the ashes and to bring their A-game on after they travel Southampton to require on the hosts.
Team news and lineups:
Ralph Hasenhuttl, the coach of Southampton, can need to contend with 2 serious injuries and sadly they’re last week’s scorers Redmond and Djenepo. additionally, Ryan Bertrand and Michael Obafemi also are progressing tomiss the actions. The boss ought to be going for a four defender formation, and Danny Ings with Che Adams canhave the responsibility to spearhead the attack.
The guests also are troubled with injury issues. Luke Shaw and Anthony Martial are going to be untouchable for this fixture, and Ashley Young and Mason timberland can be substitution them within the beginning eleven. there’sadditionally an opportunity of beginning with Juan Mata if the coach desires to travel for expertise. Andreas Pereira are often slotted within the center likewise, provided that Jesse Lingard performed poorly in recent times. it’s additionally value mention Eric Bailly, Diogo Dalot ar dislocated at the instant whereas Alexis Andres Martinezand Chris Smalling have in agreement to maneuver to Italia on loan.
Here ar the anticipated lineups for the 2 sides:
Southampton: Gunn; Valery, Bednarek, Vestergaard, Danso; Oriol-Romeu, Hojbjerg, Ward-prowse, Boufal; Adams, Ings.
Manchester United: De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Maguire, Lindelof, Young; Pogba, McTominay; James, Lingard, Greenwood; Rashford.
For Southampton, Vestergaard needs to lead the defense and stop the likes of Pogba and Rashford, who will definitely be the key to scoring for the away team. Up front for the home side, Ings scored against Liverpool and will need to step up against another big side. Erstwhile, Maguire and Wan-Bissaka have been playing well in their new outfits and they need to be in their best forms once again.
Southamton win: 29/10, Draw: 23/10, Manchester United win: 21/20.