Southampton face a trip to Manchester United at Old Trafford on Saturday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 35 out of 52 times.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2004, as the Red Devils edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 31 Jan||Man Utd.||3 - 2||Southampton||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sun 31 Aug||Southampton||1 - 0||Man Utd.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 01 Feb||Southampton||0 - 2||Man Utd.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 02 Nov||Man Utd.||2 - 1||Southampton||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sun 13 Jan||Southampton||1 - 3||Man Utd.||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 22 Dec||Man Utd.||6 - 1||Southampton||PREM|
|2000/2001||Sun 13 May||Southampton||2 - 1||Man Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Manchester United are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Red Devils, with 2 goals against.
In complete contrast to Man Utd., Southampton are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Saints have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Man Utd. sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 27 points from their 15 games. Southampton are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 12 points from their 15 games thus far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Saints are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Man Utd.. Home win
|Man Utd.||Won 4 successive home games.|
5 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 6 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Southampton||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.