- Southampton are winless in their last eight Premier League meetings with Man Utd (D5 L3) since a 1-0 win at Old Trafford in January 2016. However, four of their last five against the Red Devils have ended level.
- Manchester United haven’t lost any of their last nine Premier League away games against Southampton (W5 D4). Their only defeat at St Mary’s in the competition came back in August 2003 (0-1).
- Manchester United have come from behind to win nine Premier League games against Southampton – only the Red Devils themselves have won more from behind against an opponent in the competition (10 vs Newcastle).
- Southampton have won each of their last three Premier League home games, winning 2-0 each time. They last won four in a row at St Mary’s back in May 2016.
- Manchester United have won their last seven Premier League away games – they’ve never won eight in a row on the road in the top-flight before. Meanwhile, the Red Devils are looking to win their first four away games to a league season for the third time in their history, also doing so in 1913-14 and 1985-86.
- 19 of Manchester United’s 115 Premier League goals under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer have been scored from the penalty spot (16.5%) – it’s the joint-highest ratio of goals scored from the penalty spot for a team under a manager in the competition’s history (level with Crystal Palace under Roy Hodgson, min. 50 goals scored).
- Southampton are unbeaten in their last seven Premier League games (W5 D2), with only Tottenham on a longer current run in the competition. Saints last went longer without defeat between September-November 2013 under Mauricio Pochettino (8).
- Southampton’s Theo Walcott has scored three Premier League goals against Manchester United, with all of these coming at a different ground (Old Trafford, Emirates, Goodison Park). Only Les Ferdinand (5), Nicolas Anelka (4) and Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink (4) have scored a Premier League goal against Man Utd at more different venues.
- Since his debut in the competition, Man Utd’s Bruno Fernandes has been involved in more Premier League goals than any other player in the competition (24 – 14 goals, 10 assists), while only Kevin De Bruyne (74) has created more chances than the Portuguese (56).
- No player has scored the winning goal in more different Premier League games than Bruno Fernandes this season, with the Portuguese netting the winner in all four of Manchester United’s victories so far this term.