Southampton go up against Manchester United in the Premier League 2022-23 at the St. Mary’s Stadium in Southampton on Saturday, August 27. The match will start at 5:00 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).
Southampton started the new Premier League season with a defeat against Tottenham but secured four points in their next two games against Leeds United and Leicester City. The hosts finished 15th in the league last season with 40 points. The Saints beat Cambridge United 3-0 in the EFL Cup in their last match, courtesy of two goals from Che Adams and a late goal from Dominic Ballard.
Manchester United had a morale-boosting performance against Liverpool in their last Premier League match as goals from Jadon Sancho and Marcus Rashford secured a 2-1 win for the Red Devils. Man United also officially announced the signing of Casemiro from Real Madrid during the last match. They finished sixth in the Premier League last season with 58 points, 36 behind city-rivals and champions Manchester City.
Southampton vs Manchester United Premier League 2022-23 odds
Parimatch odds: Southampton: 4.30, Manchester United: 1.81, Draw: 4.00
Betwinner odds: Southampton: 4.18, Manchester United: 1.74, Draw: 4.14
Betway odds: Southampton: 4.20, Manchester United: 1.77, Draw: 4.00
10CRIC odds: Southampton: 4.28, Manchester United: 1.79, Draw: 4.06
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
Southampton vs Manchester United head-to-head
Manchester United have beaten Southampton in 28 of the 46 matches between the two clubs in the Premier League. There have been 11 draws in this head-to-head, while five of the Saints’ seven wins against Man United in this competition have come at home.
In the 2021-22 Premier League season, both matches between Manchester United and Southampton ended 1-1. The Red Devils have won nine and drawn nine of the last 20 matches in all competitions against the Saints.
Southampton vs Manchester United Premier League 2022-23 squads
Southampton: Alex McCarthy (goalkeeper), Kyle Walker-Peters, Lyanco, Jack Stephens, Oriol Romeu, Joe Aribo, James Ward-Prowse (captain), Adam Armstrong, Che Adams, Nathan Redmond, Willy Caballero (goalkeeper), Romain Perraud, Stuart Armstrong, Sekou Mara, Moussa Djenepo, Tino Livramento, Mohammed Salisu, Mohamed Elyounoussi, Ibrahima Diallo, Matheusz Lis (goalkeeper), Gavin Bazunu (goalkeeper), Theo Walcott, Jan Bednarek, Armel Bella-Kotchap, Dynel Simeu, Yan Valery, Romeo Lavia.
Manchester United: David De Gea (goalkeeper), Tom Heaton (goalkeeper), Nathan Bishop (goalkeeper), Diogo Dalot, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Teden Mengi, Phil Jones, Harry Maguire (captain), Raphael Varane, Luke Shaw, Brandon Williams, Victor Lindelof, Tyrell Malacia, Fred, Scott McTominay, Donny van de Beek, Casemiro, Charlie Savage, Zidane Iqbal, Lisandro Martinez, Christian Eriksen, Bruno Fernandes, Anthony Elanga, Charlie McNeill, Anthony Martial, Alejandro Garnacho, Jadon Sancho, Cristiano Ronaldo, Marcus Rashford.
Southampton vs Manchester United probable starting lineups
Southampton: Gavin Bazunu (goalkeeper); Kyle Walker-Peters, Armel Bella-Kotchap, Mohammed Salisu, Moussa Djenepo; James Ward-Prowse (captain), Romeo Lavia; Joe Aribo, Mohamed Elyounoussi, Adam Armstrong, Sekou Mara.
Manchester United: David De Gea (goalkeeper); Diogo Dalot, Lisandro Martinez, Raphael Varane, Tyrell Malacia; Casemiro, Christian Eriksen, Bruno Fernandes (captain); Jadon Sancho, Anthony Elanga, Marcus Rashford.
Southampton vs Manchester United Premier League 2022-23 combined fantasy XI
Gavin Bazunu (goalkeeper); Kyle Walker-Peters, Lisandro Martinez, Raphael Varane, Tyrell Malacia; James Ward-Prowse, Christian Eriksen, Bruno Fernandes (captain); Jadon Sancho, Che Adams, Marcus Rashford.
Southampton top picks and players to watch vs Manchester United Premier League 2022-23
Che Adams: The 26-year-old scored a brace in the last Premier League match against Leicester City and followed it up with a brace against Cambridge United in the EFL Cup 2022-23. Adams netted for Southampton against the Red Devils last season at Old Trafford.
James Ward-Prowse: The central midfielder is one of the best set-piece takers in the Premier League. Ward-Prowse has one goal and an assist in three league matches this season to follow his 10 goals and five assists in the Premier League 2021-22 season. He averages 2.7 key passes per game in 2022-23.
Manchester United top picks and players to watch vs Southampton Premier League 2022-23
Jadon Sancho: The English winger scored his first goal of the season last time out in the win against Liverpool. Sancho had six goal contributions in the Premier League 2021-22 season along with 1.4 key passes per game. He has the ability to dribble past defenders and create goal-scoring opportunities for the team.
Bruno Fernandes: The attacking midfielder scored 36 goals in 90 matches in the Premier League. Fernandes also averages 54.93 passes per game in this league and has made 25 assists since January 2020. The no.8 made three goal contributions against Southampton in the Red Devils’ 9-0 win in this fixture in February 2021.
Southampton vs Manchester United Premier League 2022-23 prediction
Manchester United have a good record against Southampton in the Premier League and will be confident going into this fixture after their win against Liverpool. The Red Devils are expected to beat Southampton at the St. Mary’s Stadium.
Southampton can make it difficult for Man United offensively and have the ability to create on the counterattack. However, they will face an uphill task in this encounter.