History of the Southampton v Manchester United fixture
Manchester United face a trip to Southampton at St. Mary's on Sunday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 20 of the 55 previous games, with the hosts winning just 17.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Mary's was just last season, in January 2011, with Manchester United inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Saints in a F.A. Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|2003/2004||Sun 31 Aug||Southampton||1 - 0||Man. Utd.||Premiership|
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Recent respective form guides
Southampton have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Saints in those games, with 7 conceded.
Manchester United have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Red Devils, and 6 goals against.
Southampton are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 0 points from their 2 games thus far.
Manchester United lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 3 from their 2 games so far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Manchester United are not doing too bad on their travels, and we think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Southampton. Away win
|Southampton||4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
|Manchester United||11 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.
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