Manchester United vs Southampton – Preview


Manchester United play host to the Premier League’s one point wonders Southampton this Wednesday on the back of a comfortable 4-1 against Fulham in the Fourth Round of the FA Cup.
Southampton hit the headlines recently when Nigel Adkins was sacked and was quickly replaced by the relatively unknown Mauricio Pochettino in a move which sent shock waves throughout the footballing world. Southampton have become somewhat draw specialists so far this season with eight draws coming from their 23 games including four in their last five Premier League ties.
The two teams played out a thrilling five goal game at St Mary’s earlier on in the season which saw Manchester United come from behind on two occasions to scrape a 3-2 victory with all three goals being scored by the ever reliable Robin Van Persi...

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