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  • Date:19 Oct 2013
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Old Trafford
  • Attendance:75,220
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94:53 +4.53

Clearance by Jose Fonte.

The referee blows the whistle to end the game.

93:47 +3.47

Free kick taken by Artur Boruc.

93:10 +3.10

Foul by Phil Jones on Adam Lallana, free kick awarded.

93:01 +3.01

Rafael Da Silva crosses the ball.

92:04 +2.04

Clearance by Jose Fonte.

92:00 +2.00

Rafael Da Silva delivers the ball.

90:29 +0.29

A cross is delivered by Ryan Giggs.

89:35

Adam Lallana produces a cross.

88:09

Corner from the left by-line taken by James Ward-Prowse.

87:35

Clearance by Phil Jones.

87:08

Centre by Nathaniel Clyne.

86:11

Chris Smalling on for Wayne Rooney.

85:37

Robin van Persie fouled by Jose Fonte, the ref awards a free kick.

85:14

Shot by Nathaniel Clyne. David De Gea fumbles the ball.

85:06

Guly Do Prado crosses the ball.

84:40

Wayne Rooney gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Morgan Schneiderlin.

84:25

Free kick taken by Patrice Evra.

84:07

Foul by James Ward-Prowse on Michael Carrick, free kick awarded.

83:56

Adam Lallana restarts play with the free kick.

83:07

Rafael Da Silva takes a shot and went wide right of the target.

82:14

Guly Do Prado on for Victor Wanyama.

81:32

Header by Pablo Osvaldo misses left.

80:31

Pablo Osvaldo concedes a free kick for a foul on Phil Jones.

79:24

Corner from the right by-line taken by James Ward-Prowse.

78:47

Clearance made by Phil Jones.

77:50

Clearance by Michael Carrick.

77:25

Free kick taken by David De Gea.

76:54

Victor Wanyama concedes a free kick for a foul on Jonny Evans.

75:51

Marouane Fellaini leaves the field to be replaced by Danny Welbeck.

75:12

Morgan Schneiderlin has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the target.

74:05

Shot by Pablo Osvaldo went wide right of the post.

74:02

Centre by Rickie Lambert.

72:23

Adam Lallana takes a shot. David De Gea blocks the ball.

71:56

Jose Fonte sends in a cross.

71:28

Jonny Evans makes a clearance.

71:00

Marouane Fellaini takes the free kick.

70:46

Foul by Dejan Lovren on Robin van Persie, free kick awarded.

70:16

Michael Carrick concedes a free kick for a foul on Pablo Osvaldo.

69:45

Clearance by Patrice Evra.

68:42

Free kick awarded for a foul by Nathaniel Clyne on Adnan Januzaj.

68:32

Clearance made by Phil Jones.

68:06

Ryan Giggs replaces Luis Nani.

67:20

Header at goal by Pablo Osvaldo goes right of the post.

67:17

Free kick crossed by James Ward-Prowse.

66:51

James Ward-Prowse replaces Steven Davis.

65:45

Free kick awarded for a foul by Marouane Fellaini on Victor Wanyama.

64:58

Rafael Da Silva concedes a free kick for a foul on Morgan Schneiderlin.

63:17

Nathaniel Clyne delivers the ball.

62:45

Marouane Fellaini takes a shot and missed to the right of the goal.

62:09

Header by Robin van Persie against the bar.

62:06

Corner taken by Wayne Rooney from the left by-line.

61:52

Morgan Schneiderlin makes a clearance.

60:12

Artur Boruc takes the free kick.

59:38

Wayne Rooney is flagged offside by the assistant referee.

57:23

Patrice Evra restarts play with the free kick.

57:12

Free kick awarded for a foul by Victor Wanyama on Adnan Januzaj.

56:17

Clearance made by Jonny Evans.

55:58

Rickie Lambert joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jay Rodriguez.

55:29

Booking for Adnan Januzaj for unsporting behaviour.

55:20

Nathaniel Clyne fouled by Adnan Januzaj, the ref awards a free kick.

54:41

Marouane Fellaini makes a clearance.

53:58

Clearance made by Rafael Da Silva.

52:55

Unfair challenge on Marouane Fellaini by Dejan Lovren results in a free kick.

52:13

The official flags Adam Lallana offside.

50:52

Shot by Marouane Fellaini. Blocked by Dejan Lovren.

50:03

Nathaniel Clyne gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adnan Januzaj.

49:28

The ball is sent over by Adam Lallana.

49:23

Header by Dejan Lovren goes to the left of the goal.

48:54

Clearance by Jonny Evans.

47:15

The referee blows for offside against Robin van Persie.

The referee blows the whistle to start the second half.

46:34 +1.34

Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Luke Shaw. Blocked by Marouane Fellaini.

46:10

Robin van Persie is ruled offside.

The players leave the pitch at half time.

45:28 +0.28

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Victor Wanyama by Robin van Persie.

45:23

Marouane Fellaini takes the free kick.

45:21

Morgan Schneiderlin is adjudged to have handled the ball.

45:17 +0.17

Patrice Evra manages to make a clearance.

44:56

Clearance made by Phil Jones.

43:46

David De Gea restarts play with the free kick.

43:08

Phil Jones manages to make a clearance.

41:28

Free kick taken by Jose Fonte.

41:12

Patrice Evra gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adam Lallana.

38:10

Luis Nani is ruled offside.

37:45

Morgan Schneiderlin is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

37:32

Unfair challenge on Adnan Januzaj by Morgan Schneiderlin results in a free kick.

35:31

The ball is delivered by Adnan Januzaj.

34:47

Steven Davis takes a shot and went wide of the right hand post.

34:38

Artur Boruc takes the free kick.

33:44

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jay Rodriguez on Rafael Da Silva.

33:13

Dejan Lovren has an effort at goal. David De Gea catches the ball.

31:31

The ball is crossed by Rafael Da Silva.

30:10

Foul by Pablo Osvaldo on Michael Carrick, free kick awarded.

28:20

Unfair challenge on Wayne Rooney by Nathaniel Clyne results in a free kick.

27:54

Clearance made by Phil Jones.

27:34

Wayne Rooney takes a fantastic shot and strikes the bar.

27:32

Luis Nani delivers the ball.

27:16

The ball is crossed by Rafael Da Silva.

26:57

Patrice Evra restarts play with the free kick.

26:46

Patrice Evra fouled by Jose Fonte, the ref awards a free kick.

25:04

Wayne Rooney takes a shot. Artur Boruc fumbles the ball.

24:42

Marouane Fellaini fouled by Pablo Osvaldo, the ref awards a free kick.

23:28

Pablo Osvaldo takes a shot. David De Gea blocks the ball.

23:11

Artur Boruc takes the free kick.

22:37

The assistant referee signals for offside against Robin van Persie.

20:41

Jose Fonte restarts play with the free kick.

17:50

Clearance by Marouane Fellaini.

17:07

Adam Lallana crosses the ball.

15:11

Adam Lallana crosses the ball in from the free kick.

14:37

Foul by Patrice Evra on Adam Lallana, free kick awarded.

13:20

Clearance made by Phil Jones.

11:36

The ball is sent over by Adam Lallana.

10:45

The ball is delivered by Patrice Evra.

8:37

Jay Rodriguez heads at goal. David De Gea blocks the ball.

8:32

Corner taken by Adam Lallana from the right by-line.

8:00

Clearance by Michael Carrick.

7:26

Steven Davis crosses the ball.

7:11

Clearance made by Jonny Evans.

6:22

Luis Nani sends in a cross.

6:00

Victor Wanyama gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adnan Januzaj.

2:19

Nathaniel Clyne gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adnan Januzaj.

1:01

Jay Rodriguez gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Rafael Da Silva.

0:41

A cross is delivered by Luke Shaw.

The match has kicked off.

Match Preview

Moyes vindicated by Rooney's form Manchester United manager David Moyes feels his pre-season assessment of Wayne Rooney has been vindicated by the striker's impressive recent form. Rooney found the net in England's World Cup wins over Montenegro and Poland over the past week to guide Roy Hodgson's men into the World Cup finals. It follows on from his outstanding efforts for United with Rooney, 28 on October 28, having scored five times in his last six games. "I saw him like this on the first day of pre-season yet I had to keep telling everyone that was the case because the media thought it was different," said Moyes. "I saw him in great form. He was in great fettle. His training was fantastic from day one. "But people kept saying different things and I found it difficult to prove it different. "You can see by his form and the goals he is scoring that what I was saying was right." As Moyes acknowledged, Rooney is now approaching a point in his career when he is expected to handle more responsibility. And he is pleased to note the former Everton star is doing exactly that. "He is at an age where he would be one of the main players," said Moyes. "He is certainly a main player for Manchester United and he is one of the main players for England. That is what we expected. "He takes the responsibility, scores the goals when it is required. He has done that from a young age. "But the age he is at now he has that maturity which shows in how he plays, the condition he is in and the way he is playing for both club and country." Rooney is virtually certain to start against Southampton at Old Trafford on Saturday. The big question is whether Adnan Januzaj will too. It was the 18-year-old's two goals that turned potential defeat at Sunderland into victory on United's last outing a fortnight ago. Yet, as Moyes pointed out, Januzaj cannot expect to be involved every week. "I don't think anybody plays every week for Manchester United," he said. "We have enough players to rotate the squad. "Adnan is 18, does anyone expect him to play every week? Is he good enough? The answer is yes." The only player who has started every game for United this season is goalkeeper David de Gea. Amazingly, De Gea is not regarded as one of Spain's top three keepers despite earning selection for last term's Premier League team of the year. However, Moyes has no doubt the former Atletico Madrid man will go on to become one of the world's very best. "David had to come in and prove himself at Manchester United," said Moyes. "Sir Alex bought him young and played him, at times when it was difficult because goalkeeper and centre-half are probably the two hardest positions to put out on the pitch for young players. "Manchester United doing that over the last couple of years has shown what you can get. "He is a top goalkeeper. He will go on in time to be one of the best there is. I have no doubts about that." Moyes will assess the fitness of his international stars before settling on his line-up against Southampton. Tom Cleverley is likely to miss out after picking up a calf injury prior to England's victory over Montenegro. United may be having some teething problems but Steven Davis believes a trip to Old Trafford remains the biggest test in the Premier League. Life after Sir Alex Ferguson was never going to be straightforward for United, and so it is proving. Moyes' side have endured an indifferent start to the campaign and lie ninth in the table, five points adrift of Saints. Mauricio Pochettino's side impressed in defeat at Old Trafford last season and are now looking to condemn United to back-to-back home defeats in the league for the first time since 2002. Saints are on a run of four successive wins in all competitions and, while confident of getting a result in the north west, Davis rejects the notion that United are on the wane. "For us, I think it is a game to look forward to," he said. "I am sure Man United won't take us lightly after the start we've made. "These are stadiums you want to play at and players you want to test yourself against. "I think it is the biggest test. Every Premier League game is a test because you're coming up against top players, but I think coming up against Man United, obviously being champions, is a game we can look forward to. "The defence has been the platform for our success so far. The last couple of games we've managed to score a couple of goals as well. "Last year we went up to Old Trafford and came away feeling disappointed not to get a result. "We played some really good stuff, especially in the second half, and we can take confidence from that and hopefully put in a similar performance and get a better result. "We can go there, try to play the way we can, and if we do then we are more than capable of getting a result.' Artur Boruc and Luke Shaw are both in contention for Southampton. Pochettino expects Boruc to start again in goal, despite the Poland team physio claiming he suffered a hamstring injury during the international break. Shaw was unable to link up with the England Under-21s due to illness but is also in contention, while Gaston Ramirez will be assessed after arriving back from international duty with Uruguay late on Thursday.

Formation:4231Manager: David Moyes

Man Utd

Formation: 4231Manager: Mauricio Pochettino

Southampton

  • David De Gea
  • Rafael Da Silva
  • Phil Jones
  • Jonny Evans
  • Patrice Evra
  • Michael Carrick
  • Marouane Fellaini
  • Luis Nani
  • Wayne Rooney
  • Adnan Januzaj
  • Robin van Persie
  • SUBS
  • Ryan Giggs
  • Chris Smalling
  • Anders Lindegaard
  • Javier Hernandez
  • Danny Welbeck
  • Shinji Kagawa
  • Wilfried Zaha

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Match Report

Form Guide

    DLWLLW
  • Man Utd
  • VS
  • Southampton
  • DLDWWW

Last Meetings

  • Man Utd
  • 2 - 1
  • Southampton
  • 30/01/2013
  • Southampton
  • 2 - 3
  • Man Utd
  • 02/09/2012
  • Southampton
  • 1 - 2
  • Man Utd
  • 15/05/2005
  • Man Utd
  • 3 - 0
  • Southampton
  • 04/12/2004
  • Man Utd
  • 3 - 2
  • Southampton
  • 31/01/2004
  • Southampton
  • 1 - 0
  • Man Utd
  • 31/08/2003

Top Scorers

Man Utd

  • W Rooney 3
  • R van Persie 2
  • D Welbeck 2
  • A Januzaj 2

Southampton

  • R Lambert 1
  • A Lallana 1
  • JM Fonte 1
  • PD Osvaldo 1
  • J Rodriguez 1
  • D Lovren 1

Goals

Man Utd

    • Total goals 19
    • Goals per game 10
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Southampton

    • Total goals 16
    • Goals per game 7
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 51-60 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 81-90 mins

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