Manchester United host Southampton withinside the lunchtime kick-off on Saturday, because the Saints go back to Old Trafford for the primary time due to the fact that our Premier League record-equalling 9-zero victory over Ralph Hasenhuttl’s aspect closing February.
The pinnacle-flight conflict follows on from the 1-1 draw at Burnley in midweek and the Reds are actually unbeaten in 4 video games withinside the division, regardless of slipping out of the pinnacle 4 after the go to to Turf Moor.
With video games coming thick and fast, it’s a role we’ll be hoping to get better on Saturday and here’s all of the important records beforehand of the sport…
Ralf Rangnick can be hoping that his squad has come thru the conflict with Burnley without a new damage concerns.
Alex Telles neglected the video games with Middlesbrough and Burnley because of trying out tremendous for COVID-19 and Fred has additionally shrunk the virus, that means he too sat out the ride to East Lancashire.
Rangnick recounted that the crucial midfielder may also be a doubt for the assembly with the Saints, however the boss is possibly to offer a complete replace all through his pre-in shape press convention on Friday, together along with his media briefing being to be had to circulation stay on all of our legitimate platforms.
Southampton will absolutely be with out goalkeeper Alex McCarthy and defender Lyanco, at the same time as Nathan Tella, Will Smallbone and Armando Broja have all hung out at the sidelines recently.
The Reds have now picked up 8 out of a probable 12 factors from our closing 4 video games withinside the Premier League, triumphing and drawing in that time.
Four of the closing 5 league video games at Old Trafford have visible United at the triumphing aspect, with simplest Wolves escaping M16 with some thing due to the fact that early November.
Southampton’s midweek fixture sees them go to Tottenham Hotspur, with Hasenhuttl’s aspect having recorded a 2-1 victory over Coventry City after extra-time withinside the FA Cup on the weekend.
Saturday can be our 131st assembly in all competitions with Southampton, with United having gained sixty seven of our encounters so far, at the same time as drawing 36 and dropping 27.
The maximum current coming collectively become returned in August at St Mary’s Stadium, whilst the in shape ended 1-1.
The closing sport among us at Old Trafford become the well-known 9-zero success.