History of the Manchester United v Southampton fixture
Manchester United play host to Southampton at Old Trafford on Wednesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 36 wins out of 53 previous matches.
The last time the two teams met at Manchester United was back in December 2004, over five years ago, with Manchester United running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Premiership match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Sun 02 Sep||Southampton||2 - 3||Man. Utd.||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 29 Jan||Southampton||1 - 2||Man. Utd.||F.A. Cup|
|2008/2009||Sun 04 Jan||Southampton||0 - 3||Man. Utd.||F.A. Cup|
|2004/2005||Sun 15 May||Southampton||1 - 2||Man. Utd.||Premiership|
|2004/2005||Sat 12 Mar||Southampton||0 - 4||Man. Utd.||F.A. Cup|
|2004/2005||Sat 04 Dec||Man. Utd.||3-0||Southampton||Premiership|
|2003/2004||Sat 31 Jan||Man. Utd.||3 - 2||Southampton||Premiership|
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Recent respective form guides
Manchester United could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 16 goals for the Red Devils, with 6 goals against.
Southampton have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Saints's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 8 against.
Manchester United are leading the way in the Barclays Premier League, with their 23 games giving them a return of 56 points.
Southampton find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 22 points from their 22 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its good news for Manchester United fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, we just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Red Devils. Home win
|Manchester United||Won 6 successive home games.
19 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 11 matches.
|Southampton||Undefeated in last 4 away games.
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