Manchester United vs Southampton – Preview and Prediction

Manchester United vs Southampton Match Preview 23-Jan-2016 by LeagueLane

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Manchester United have been unbeaten since the start of 2016 and will look to maintain the streak as they welcome Southampton at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon.

A win against Southampton might be enough to get them back into the top four depending on the outcome of Tottenham’s game.

Meanwhile Southampton has won their last two games, and winning at Old Trafford will make it 3 wins in a row and that could lift them to Seventh position.

Manchester United vs Southampton : Form Comparison

Rooney has been firing all cylinders since the start of 2016 as he has overtaken Arsenal’s Thierry Henry as the Player with most Premier League goals for a single club, scoring this weekend will make it 5 goals in 5 games.

United have also managed only 2 wins at Old Trafford since september and have also lost once.

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Southampton will be hoping that their new arrival Charlie Austin from Queens Park Rangers will improve their form and extend their win to 3 wins from 3 games.

Manchester United vs Southampton : Head-to-Head

Manchester United are superior in their previous 13 meetings winning 10 and loosing just once, but United have never kept a clean Sheet against the Saints in the Premier League since 2004.

Saints only win against Manchester United in their last 13 games was during their last trip to Old Trafford, a year ago, the might try to repeat that again.

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Manchester United : Team News

Manchester United could present same squad they used for Liverpool game as Bastian Schweinsteiger, Micheal Carrick and loan returnee Adnan Januzaj all have fitness issues.

Ashley young may be omitted from the IX due to knee injury while Marco Rojo, Antonio Valencia and Luke Shaw are still sidelined.

David De Gea will make his 150th Premier League appearance for Manchester United.

Manchester United : Predicted Line-up

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Southampton : Team News

New arrival Charlie Austin will make his debut for Southampton although he might come off the bench, Tadic is likely to start after scoring in the last two games, Jay Rodriguez and Florin Gardos are still on long term injury.

Southampton : Predicted Line-up

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Manchester United vs Southampton : Prediction

Southampton has had a poor away form recently and Manchester United have always managed to get a result at home even if they played poorly. I don’t expect goal galore in this game, but a 2-0 win to Manchester United to keep their chances of top four alive.