[Teams] Man Utd vs Southampton: Confirmed Line-Ups

By on August 19, 2016

Manchester United will look to build on their opening weekend win over Bournemouth when they welcome Southampton to Old Trafford tonight.

Jose Mourinho has handed world record signing Paul Pogba his debut after he missed the win over Bournemouth through suspension. The Frenchman starts alongside Marouane Fellaini with Ander Herrera dropping out.

Chris Smalling must make do with a place among the substitutes with Eric Bailly and Daley Blind keeping their places in defence, while Juan Mata is also selected in attack along with Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Wayne Rooney.

As for Southampton, Jose Fonte gets a recall in defence but Ryan Bertrand misses out through injury.

Here are the confirmed line-ups:

Man Utd

De Gea; Valencia, Bailly, Blind, Shaw; Fellaini, Pogba; Mata, Rooney, Martial; Ibrahimovic.

Subs: Romero, Smalling, Young, Herrera, Schneiderlin, Mkhitaryan, Rashford.


Forster, Cedric, van Dijk, Fonte, Targett, Romeu, Hojbjerg, Davis, Tadic, Long, Redmond

Subs: McCarthy, Yoshida, Pied, Claise, Ward-Prowse, Rodriguez, Austin.

What’s your predicted score for the game?


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