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Southampton 0:1 Manchester United

Southampton 0:1 Man Utd

St. Mary's Stadium

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Sat, 23 September 2017
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  1. Sep 19, 2017
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    Lucky McLuckerson The saviour of our season (ask Maradona10)

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    Date - Saturday, September 23 2017
    Kickoff Time - 1500 Hrs BST
    Venue - St Mary's Stadium, Southampton


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    League standings and form guide

    1. Manchester United : WWWDW

    9. Southampton : DWDLW


    Previous Meetings

    Southampton 0 : 0 Manchester United

    Manchester United 2 : 0 Southampton

    Manchester United 0 : 1 Southampton

    Southampton 2 : 3 Manchester United

    Manchester United 0 : 1 Southampton


    All-Time Record

    Manchester United wins - 51
    Southampton wins - 25
    Draws - 24


    Pre-Match Pressers

    José Mourinho



    Mauricio Pellegrino



    Team News

    Manchester United

    Zlatan Ibrahimović, Paul Pogba and Marcos Rojo ruled out.


    Southampton

    Matt Targett ruled out. Charlie Austin doubtful. Virgil van Dijk returns to fitness.


    Know the opposition

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    Southampton Football Club (nicknamed The Saints) are a professional football club based in Southampton, Hampshire. Southampton were founded in 1885 by members of St Mary's Church of England Young Men's Association. St. Mary's Y.M.A., as they were usually referred to in the local press, played most of their early games on The Common where games were frequently interrupted by pedestrians insistent on exercising their right to roam. More important matches, such as cup games, were played either at the County Cricket Ground in Northlands Road or the Antelope Cricket Ground in St Mary's Road. The club was originally known as St. Mary's Young Men's Association F.C. (usually abbreviated to "St. Mary's Y.M.A.") and then became simply St. Mary's F.C. in 1887-88, before adopting the name Southampton St. Mary's when the club joined the Southern League in 1894.

    Southampton play their home games at St. Mary's Stadium, and were one of the founding members of the Premier League in 1992. The club has a long-standing sporting rivalry with Portsmouth in a match termed the South Coast Derby or the Hampshire Derby. Southampton has received praise for employing an attractive brand of football under Mauricio Pochettino and more recently, Ronald Koeman, and having one of the best youth systems on English soil - which has produced the likes of Alan Shearer, Gareth Bale, Matth Le Tissier Theo Walcott, Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain, James Ward-Prowse, Calum Chambers, Adam Lallana over the years - as well as current Manchester United leftback, Luke Shaw.


    Referee

    Craig Pawson.​
  2. Sep 20, 2017
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    paulscholes18 Full Member

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    DDG
    Valencia Bailly Jones Darmian
    Matic Fellaini
    Mata Mkhitaryan Rashford
    Lukaku
  3. Sep 20, 2017
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    Sammyjunn New Member

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    Good test, Martial to start.
  4. Sep 20, 2017
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    12OunceEpilogue Full Member Scout

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    Yes, and no Joel until he's done some catching practice (and De Gea retires :)).
  5. Sep 20, 2017
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    el3mel Full Member

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    Gonna be a tough game.

    De Gea
    Valencia - Bailly - Jones - Blind
    Matic
    Fellaini - Herrera
    Mikhi - Lukaku - Rashford​

    That's what I predict Jose to play, but will hope to go the ordinary 4-2-3-1 formation, though.
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  6. Sep 20, 2017
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    Red Star One Full Member

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    Would love to see

    DDG
    Valencia Bailly Jones Blind
    Matić Fellaini
    Rashford Mkhitaryan Martial
    Lukaku
  7. Sep 20, 2017
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    Bubz27 No I won’t change your tag line

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    They've had tight games all season long. 4-0 to us.
  8. Sep 20, 2017
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    Jazz Full Member

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    Will be a tricky game for us I think...
  9. Sep 20, 2017
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    izec Full Member

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    Hate Southampton away, they are a good side and giving us always a good game when they play at home. Think we will win 2-1
  10. Sep 20, 2017
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    Jacko21 Full Member

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    Have been given exec tickets for this game.

    So I'll be spending the entire 90 mins sitting on my hands.
  11. Sep 20, 2017
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    PoTMS Full Member

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    Got this horrible feeling we'll trip up here. I was right about that Choupo-Moting twat, I just hope I'm not right here. Might put some money on a Saints win to at least give me some comfort should Utd lose.
  12. Sep 20, 2017
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    AshRK Full Member

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    If we keep our defense right then we will win. I would start martial ahead of rashford but jose may prefer rashford and I am ok with that too.
  13. Sep 20, 2017
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    cyberman Full Member

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    Saints struggle to score, there's no excuses if we cock this up.
  14. Sep 20, 2017
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    Reddevildans Full Member

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    Will be a tough game. A tight game I reckon. Need to take our chances and cut out individual errors that cost us the game at Stoke. Still feel there's a brain fart during the game by one of our defenders. They've been struggling for goals but every team raises their game against us so that means nothing. This is our toughest game since the Internetional break and the next. Hoping for a professional performance.
  15. Sep 20, 2017
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    Martial or Rashford? :lol:
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    horsechoker Sailor vee, this is a right off.

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    Prawn sandwich brigade :p
  17. Sep 20, 2017
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    The United Irishman "Martial is championship material at best"

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    Would love to see Martial Lukaku and Rashford in a front 3 with Mykhitaryan playing behind the 3. That is one scary fecking attack
  18. Sep 20, 2017
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    VorZakone What would Kenny G do?

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    Will Van Dijk play?
  19. Sep 20, 2017
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    Paul_Scholes18 Full Member

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    Since Mata and Rashford was taken off early I can easily see us play with the same side that played against Everton. They played well so deserved no doubt. Martial to come off from the bench again.
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    Grylte "nothing wrong with some friendly incest, bro"

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    Surprisingly few who have guessed 4-0 win for us.
  21. Sep 20, 2017
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    JustinC00 Full Member

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    Surely the "tough game" talk isn't based on their league form this year

    0-0 draw home to Swansea
    3-2 win home to West Ham **
    0-0 draw at Huddersfield
    0-2 loss home to Watford
    0-1 win at Crystal Palace


    **They had a man advantage from the 34th minute on and 2 of their goals were penalties and the 2nd penalty came in the 93rd minute. Not to mention they conceded 2 goals while having the man advantage
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  22. Sep 20, 2017
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    The White Pele Full Member

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    el3mel Full Member

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    Martial played the whole game tonight while Rashford was subbed, so it's easily predictable that Rashford will start this.
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    RuudTom83 Full Member

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    Martial and Rashford are on fire, Jose might have to find a place for them both in the starting eleven soon.
  25. Sep 20, 2017
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    Hernandez - BFA The Way to Fly

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    I can't see us losing, Southampton haven't been very clinical in front of goal this season. Hate going to St Mary's, even though we haven't done too badly there in recent years (it seems that way anyway).

    I can't see there being more than 2 goals in this match. Will be a good test for us.
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    Chances are whoever starts will only play up to 60 minutes anyway before being subbed on by the other.
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    Jacko21 Full Member

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    Aye exactly. I’ve heard they’re pretty good down at Southampton.
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    Jacky Quacky made eight consecutive posts about Fellaini once

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    De Gea
    Valencia Jones Bailly Young
    Matic Herrera
    Mata Mkhitaryan Rashford
    Lukaku

    If we are drawing throw on Fellaini and Martial but I thought Herrera had an extremely good game so he should start and although Martial looked fantastic Rashford did get 2 goals and an assist.
  29. Sep 20, 2017
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    Team should be...

    —————De Gea—————
    Valencia—Bailly—Jones—Blind
    ——-Matic——-Herrera——-
    Mata—-Mkhitaryan—-Martial
    —————Lukaku—————

    Subs: Romero, Smalling, Darmian, Carrick, Fellaini, Rashford, Lingard
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    Carlsen19 Full Member

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    Southampton are a bit shite, really. Straight forward enough 2-0 win for us.
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    ManUtd1999 Full Member

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    I also I think that Mourinho will start with Matic, Fellaini and Herrera. If not, I hope Matic and Fellaini will start.

    2-1 United!
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    Offside Euro 2016 sweepstake winner

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    Really should be winning this. I don't expect a thrashing and 2-1 or something would be great. But they aren't that good and can't score for shit so anything other than a win would be a bad sign.
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    groovyalbert Full Member

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    City are gunna smash Palace at their place, just need to win here to keep up and hope Chelsea take a few points off them the following week - we've got Palace at home that weekend.
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    -------------------------DDG---------------------------
    Valencia----Bailly-------Jones-------Blind
    -------------------Matic---Ander-----------------
    Rashford ---------Mhiki------------Martial
    ----------------------Lukaku----------------------

    a lot of pace, movement and understanding from that front 4

    wouldn't be surprised to see Young and Lingard start who've both been very impressive
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    —————De Gea—————
    Valencia—Bailly—Jones—Blind
    ——-Matic——-Fellaini——-
    Mata—-Mkhitaryan—-Rashford
    —————Lukaku—————
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    —————De Gea—————
    Valencia—Bailly—Jones—Blind
    ——-Matic——-Herrera——-
    Mata—-Mkhitaryan—-Martial
    —————Lukaku—————

    Preferably for this game I'd like to see one of Mata or Mkhi dropped so Rashford can play on the right.


    At some point during the season I'd love to see this death lineup below.

    —————De Gea—————
    Valencia—Bailly—Lindelof—Shaw
    —Herrera—-Matic——-Pogba——-
    Rashford—-Lukaku—-Martial

    We will hammer any top team with this lineup.
  37. Sep 21, 2017
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    ManuMou Full Member

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    Any chance Young to start ? I thought he did good last game.
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    Same lineup as the Everton game. We played 433 versus Stoke and drew the game. So let's just stick to what's working and play 4231 again. I'll start Rashford against the Saints and start Martial against Cska and Crystal Palace.
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    AgentP Full Member

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    I definitely expect him to start. Will play LB I think.
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    Devil may care Full Member

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    I'd love to see this....


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