Our prediction for this Premier League match:
After sharing the spoils with Arsenal at the weekend, Manchester United will be looking to return to winning ways in the Premier League when they host Southampton at their Old Trafford. The Red Devils aim to keep their title hopes alive, and we are positive that they will go all guns blazing at the Saints on Matchday 22. Despite picking up a knock at the weekend, Scott McTominay should be fit to face Southampton on Tuesday evening.
Anthony Martial is pushing for a start. The Saints, on the other hand, head into the game following a 1-0 loss to Aston Villa. The likes of Obafemi, Salisu, Smallbone, Tella, Vestergaard, and Walker-Peters remain in the recovery room, and seeing that the Red Devils are desperate to return to winning ways, we predict that the visitors are going to return home empty-handed from the trip to Manchester.
Highlighted Player (Nemanja Matic):
Nemanja Matic is a Serbian footballer who plays for Premier League side Chelsea. The 194-cm-tall midfielder was born on 1 August, 1988 and he began his football career (youth) at Radnicki Obrenovac.
In 2005 he signed for Kolubara and after impressing with Kosice in the 2008/2009 campaign, Chelsea owners decided to sign him. Nemanja spent the 2010/2011 season on loan at Vitesse and at the end of the season he signed a deal with Portuguese giants Benfica, with David Luiz heading in the other direction.
Matic was in the form of his life in the 2013/2014 Primeira Liga campaign and he helped the Eagles clinch the domestic trophy. He rejoined Chelsea in 2014 for a fee of €25M and he helped the Blues win the Premier League title in the 2014/2015 season. Nemanja Matic has also developed into a key member of the Serbian national team that have been largely struggling of late.
Highlighted Team (Southampton):
Southampton are an English football club that have been playing their home games at St Mary's Stadium since 2001. The Saints were based at The Dell in the past and the capacity of Southampton’s new stadium is 32,505. Southampton wear red and white striped shirts and the colour of the team’s away kit is navy and green.
The Saints have yet to win the Premier League trophy, but they did well to clinch the FA Cup title back in 1976, while participating in the final of the prestigious competition in 1900, 1902 and 2003. Southampton outplayed Manchester United in the 1976 FA Cup final and that is probably the club’s greatest victory ever.
The club are well known for their football academy and Real Madrid superstar Gareth Bale is one of the players who began their football carrier at the St. Mary’s Stadium outfit. Southampton’s fiercest rivals are Portsmouth and the two teams square off against each other in the South Coast Derby.