Manchester United will meet with its guest Southampton in the confrontation scheduled for “Old Trafford”, the stronghold of the Red Devils, at exactly ten and fifteen this evening, Tuesday, in the twenty-second round of the Premier League competition in the current season 2020 -2021.
Man United enters tonight’s confrontation while it ranks second in the Premier League table with 41 points, 4 points behind Manchester City, the leader, where the first coach’s battalion, Gunnar Solskjaer, scored 12 victories in addition to 5 draws, while it lost 4 games in the Premier League this season. Southampton is in eleventh place with 29 points.
Manchester United does not have any alternatives but to win in the confrontation today, as it is threatened with losing the runners-up, as it is one point ahead of Liverpool III with 40 points after the Reds won a precious 3-1 victory over West Ham United, in the confrontation between them. Sunday evening, at the London Olympic Stadium.
Manchester United had a goalless draw in the last round with Arsenal, in the match that brought the two teams together on Saturday night, at the “Emirates” stadium, in the 21st round matches of the English Premier League.
And Manchester United failed to achieve any victory during its confrontation this season of the English Premier League against the six big clubs, after a goalless tied with its host Arsenal in the last round.
Manchester United played 6 games against the top Premier League clubs this season, tied in 4 games and lost two games against Tottenham, 6-1, against Arsenal, 1-0, and tied with Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester City.
Today, in the same round, 3 matches will be held in the English Premier League, where Wolverhampton will meet Arsenal, Sheffield United with West Bromwich Albion, and conclude with Newcastle United’s meeting with Crystal Palace.