- 1 Manchester United vs Southampton Match Preview
After two consecutive away matches, Manchester United are finally going to play their next home match against Southampton on 23rd January 2016. Even though, Manchester United shouldn’t confront any difficulty contrary to the present 10th position holder of Premier League, but nobody can ensure that as Manchester United’s record isn’t so competent during this season (2015/16). Louis Van Gaal’s men are experiencing difficulty in excessive pressure. We perceive that they are not able to cope with first goal lead. Conversely, Southampton are playing a typical game which is exhibiting off their current position. They’re presently standing on 10th position. Definitely, that isn’t excellent yet it’s acceptable for a mid-table club like Southampton. Regardless, read through the Manchester United vs Southampton match preview, squad and online live streaming info here.
Manchester United vs Southampton Match Preview
Contemplating all the resources, both teams are literally standing on precisely the same situation. When Manchester United fail to get a victory in opposition to some mid-table clubs, Southampton have won some big matches like Southampton vs Arsenal. They got the win over Gunners with a 4-0 lead. Although, that happened a long time back, but that can certainly enhance the self-confidence against Manchester United.
Current Team News and Performance of Manchester United
The current position of Manchester United is certainly not satisfactory as they are standing on 5th position, which can be dragged behind in near future. Manchester United are having some coordination issues, which may produce problem in this match as well. They have a bad record in this season in Premier League as well as other tournaments. For instance, they won against a brutal team like Liverpool. But, they lost of a mid-table team, Stoke City. However, in their last 6 matches, they have won only 2 matches. 2 out of rest of the 4 were lost by them, which happened against Stoke City and Norwich City. The worst match played by them was against Newcastle United, which ended up to with 3-3 draw.
However, David de Gea is playing quite good. On the other hand, the captain Rooney has started scoring again and Martial is playing better day by day. These are the only things what United are standing on. LVG must have to put some extra effort to make a plan B for the team. Otherwise, the same thing will be continued as it happened against Newcastle United. Another news is Janizaj has made a return to Manchester United as Dortmund canceled the loan deal.
Manchester United Squad
De Gea; Young, Smalling, Blind, Darmian; Schneiderlin, Fellaini; Lingard, Herrera, Martial; Rooney.
Current Team News and Performance of Southampton
Southampton got a great victory over West Brom in their last match and that will certainly play a vital role in the upcoming match as well. Before that, they won over Watford. In the last match, J. Ward-Prowse played a vital role to win the match as he scored two goals. Although, they are standing on 10th position, but they have a better gameplay than Manchester United – according to some football match analysists. Not only Ward-Prowse, but also Davis, Long, Tadic etc. are playing good day by day.
Forster; Fonte, Van Dijk, Bertrand; Cedric, Ward-Prowse, Wanyama, Targett; Davis, Mane; Long.
Match: Manchester United vs Southampton
Competition: English Premier League
Date: January 23, 2016, Saturday
Time: 15:00 (UK time), 8:30PM (IST)
Stadium: Old Trafford
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Manchester United vs Southampton Match Prediction
As this is a home match of United, but it seems it will end up with 1-0 in favor of United.
Both of the teams have no such injury news. Therefore, it seems both managers will start the match with the same starting lineup as they had in their last respective matches. Obviously, Manchester United have some advantages as this is a home match, but there is guarantee whether Manchester United can take the advantage or not. As we have seen some frustrated supporters of Manchester United, they must have to do something better in order to retain those fans.