Man United vs Southampton: Match preview

new typeFootballPosted on February 02,2021


Man United and Southampton compete in the English Premier League on 02.02.2021. The offical start is at 21:15. As usual for Man United home games, the match will be played on Tuesday in the Old Trafford. The game brings together the team presently in 2nd against the 11th.

Current statistics of Manchester United

Manchester United lost its last game 1:2 against Sheffield. The hosts have magaged to win 11 of their 20 games of the past 6 months in their favour. With its own fans at home, Man United was able to win four matches, 2 times the duel ended with a tie and four games were lost. In the current season 20/21, Man United has so far managed to win 4 out of 10 home games (40%). Two games ended in a tie and four matches were lost at home. In total, Man United has won 11 out of 20 season games. While it was enough to draw five matches, four games ended without points.

Coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team tends to score during the second 45 minutes of the game. According to current statistics, Man United will score 1,30 goals in each home game and will concede 1,50 goals, which is 2,80 goals in total per game their own stadium. Last season, Manchester United scored an average of 2,11 goals in their own stadium and conceded 0,89 goals. In front of their own fans, the team’s games mostly finished 1:1, 2:2 or 3:0 last season. In the current season, home matches most often end 1:0, 0:0 or 1:2.

Current statistics of Southampton FC

In their last game, Southampton lost 1:3 against Arsenal. This season, the team has won 3 out of 9 away games so far (33.33%). Southampton has won eight matches and lost six matches in the last 6 months, with five games ending in a draw. Southampton managed to win three away victories. The team lost two matches in the foreign stadium and in four matches the teams separated with a draw.

Ralph Hasenhuttl’s team scores 1,33 away goals per game this season, mainly before the break. Overall, Southampton scored an average of 2,67 goals per away match. Last season’s statistics show Southampton scoring 1,58 goals per away match, while they conceded 1,32 goals. Last last season, away matches most often ended 2:0, 1:2 or 2:2. Southampton’s away matches this season have ended primarily 1:1, 0:2 or 0:0.


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