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The official Manchester United line-up to face Southampton

By Harry Smith

The official Manchester United line-up to face Southampton

Erik ten Hag will reward the exact eleven players that got the win on Monday

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Manchester United have just announced the starting XI that Erik ten Hag has chosen for today’s Premier League fixture away from home against Southampton. The Red Devils want to keep the momentum going and will try to get a second win in a row after defeating Liverpool on Monday, which hopefully was a turning point in the season.

The 52-year-old Dutch manager has decided to repeat the last game’s team. Here is the official line-up for the game: David De Gea (Gk), Diogo Dalot, Raphael Varane, Lisandro Martinez, Tyrell Malacia, Christian Eriksen, Scott McTominay, Bruno Fernandes (C), Anthony Elanga, Jadon Sancho, and Marcus Rashford.

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After finally getting his first victory in charge of the team, Erik ten hag will stick with the exact same players that got the result on Monday and performed really well against their biggest rivals. Even though it will be a very different game because the opposition doesn’t play like Jurgen Klopp’s team, all the players deserved to repeat on the team sheet.

The centre-back partnership that made Old Trafford stand on their feet will be playing again. Lisandro Martinez was named Man Of The Match in the last fixture and hopefully, he can get a similar performance today. Tyrell Malacia also was one of the players who most impressed the fans on Monday when silenced Mohamed Salah almost all game long. The new signing Casemiro will be on the bench.

The oppositions line-up

Here are the players that Southampton’s manager Ralph Hassenhüttl has chosen against Manchester United: Gavin Bazunu (Gk), Kyle Walker-Peters, Armel Bella-Kotchap, Mohammed Salisu, Moussa Djenepo, Romeo Lavia, James Ward-Prowse (C), Joe Aribo, Mohamed Elyounoussi, Che Adams, and Adam Armstrong.


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