The Manchester United team achieved a fatal victory at the expense of its host Southampton 3-2, in the match that brought the two teams together on Sunday at St. Mary’s, the bastion of the saints, in the tenth round of the English Premier League, where the fans of the Red Devils owe thanks to the duo Bruno Fernandez and Edinson Cavani saved the team from defeat and turned the game late into victory.
Southampton against Manchester United
Southampton finished the first half with a clean double that came through Jan Bednark and James Ward Brace in the 23rd and 33rd minutes of the match.
In the second half, Manchester United returned to the match through its first star, Bruno Fernandez, who narrowed the difference from a pass by Edinson Cavani in the 59th minute, and then the Uruguayan scored the second in the 74th minute from a Fernandes pass.
After the match drew to a close, Cavani scored his second goal in the match and the third for his team to lead Manchester United to a killer away from the ground.
Spaniard David de Gea, Manchester United goalkeeper, was injured in his team’s match against Southampton, and was substituted between the halves of the match and Dean Henderson’s entry, to confirm the injury of the Spanish goalkeeper.
With this result, Manchester United jumped to seventh in the Premier League table with 16 points, while the hosts’ balance stopped at 17 points in fifth place.