Manchester United vs Southampton Betting Tip and Predictions. In the opening match of Round 2 in Premier League, Manchester United host Southampton at Old Trafford. Read below betting preview, useful info and betting predictions for the match between Manchester United vs Southampton.
Manchester United started very good new season in Premier Leagueafter they beat Bournemouth 1-3 in the first round. The match against Southampton will be their first match upfront their supporters in Premier League under their new manager Jose Mourinho. Home team is one of the main candidates for the title this season and they will be fully motivated to take another three points. Zlatan Ibrahimovic showed his quality after hit the net in his debut match in Premier League and he could be the most dangerous player for visitors. Paul Pogba, who missed the first game due to suspension, could make his second debut after he back in the club. Chris Smalling is also back from suspension, but he could stay on the bench if Mourinho decides to start with Blind and Bailly again. Mkhitaryan also could start the game from the beginning so we could see the first and the strongest lineup of Manchester United for this season.
Southampton failed to win in the first round and took only one point in the match against Watford. The second round could also be poor for visitors, because home side is much better than previous season and will be fully motivated to win another game, this time at Old Trafford. Southampton miss Mane in the attack, who joined Liverpool, but new attacker Redmond showed his quality and scored on his debut. Against Manchester United it will be very hard for visitors to make positive, but they have nothing to lose and without any doubt they will try to do their best in order to hit the net. Good news for Southampton could be the fact that important defender Fonte will be in the first eleven, after he missed the game against Watford.
Bastian Schweinstiger is still training with the reserves, while Jesse Lingard and Borthwick-Jackson are both doubtful. Visitors will be without Ryan Bertrand, so Targett will replace him again. Florin Gardos is doubtful for this match.
Manchester United vs Southampton Predicted Lineups
Manchester United: De Gea; Valencia, Blind, Bailly, Shaw; Fellaini, Pogba; Martial, Rooney, Mkhitaryan; Ibrahimovic. Southampton: Forster; Cedric, Fonte, Van Dijk, Targett; Hojbjerg, Ward-Prowse, Davis; Tadic, Redmond, Long.
Manchester United vs Southampton Prediction
Home side want to make another good performance and take another three points at home. Southampton have decent squad, but It won’t be enough for them to avoid defeat.
Manchester United vs Southampton Betting Tip: Man Utd -1 Ah @ 1.70 (Bet365)