Welcome to our Manchester United vs Southampton preview and prediction. Three away draws over the Christmas period have created a gap between Manchester United and the top two. They are now just 1 point clear of Southampton in 3rd place in the English Premier League, and just 3 points clear of the 5th place team. Southampton did really well over the Christmas period with wins against Everton, Crystal Palace and Arsenal. Sandwiched in between those is a draw at home to Chelsea. They flattered to deceive at one stage last season, and it remains to be seen if they can maintain their good run this season.

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Manchester United WDDWWD
Manchester United have won 3, and drawn 2 of their last 5 matches.

Southampton DWDWW
Southampton have won 3, and drawn 2 of their last 5 matches.

Head to Head

This fixture have been played 78 times. Manchester United have won 45, there have been 18 draws and Southampton have won 15. In recent times Manchester United have won 8 and drawn 2.

Goals Scored

Manchester United have scored 34 goals this season
Southampton have scored 34 goals this season

Goals Conceded

Manchester United have conceded 20 goals this season
Southampton have conceded 15 goals this season

Top Scorers

Manchester United’s top scorer is Wayne Rooney with 8 goals
Southampton’s top scorer is Graziano Pellè with 8 goals

Team News

Manchester United are without Valencia and Di Maria.
Southampton are without Hesketh and Clyne.

Conclusion

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