Manchester United will play their first away game of the Premier League season this weekend.

They are preparing for a trip to St Mary’s to face Ralph Hasenhuttl’s Southampton.

United won both meetings between the sides last season, and both were memorable for different reasons.

In November, Edinson Cavani inspired a comeback from 2-0 down to win 3-2, while February’s reverse meeting was a record equalling 9-0 victory.

Ahead of another potentially dramatic game, we’ve got all the information you need about how to watch Southampton v United on TV and online.

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When is Southampton v Man Utd on TV?

Southampton v United will take place on Sunday 22nd August 2021.

The Saints lost on the opening weekend of the season, going down 3-1 at Everton.

What time does Southampton v United kick-off?

Southampton v United will kick off at 2pm.

That means that both sides will have had eight days since their last match.

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What TV channel is Southampton v Manchester United on?

You can watch the buildup to the game from 1pm on Sky Sports Premier League.

The game will also be on Sky Sports Main Event from kick off, as well as Sky Sports Ultra HD for those who have that capacity.

 

How to live stream Southampton v Man Utd

Sky Sports customers can live stream the game via the Sky Go app on a variety of devices, including smartphones and tablets.

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Southampton v Man Utd team news

Marcus Rashford and Alex Telles will definitely miss this game.

Jadon Sancho could be in line for his first United start, and Raphael Varane may also make his debut.

Phil Jones made his injury comeback in a behind closed doors friendly against Burnley on Tuesday but it would be a surprise to see him on the bench here.

Our prediction: Southampton v United

United should be winning this game. Southampton struggled badly in the second half against Everton and have not yet replaced Jannik Vestergaard at the back.

A strong start to the season is vital for United and there will be no excuses for not getting all three points here.

A clean sheet would be a welcome bonus, although James Ward-Prowse’s delivery caused United problems last season and will offer a stern test of Eric Ramsey’s work over the summer.

Our prediction: Southampton 0-2 United

Manchester United’s first six fixtures of 2021/22

  1. Leeds (H)

    August 14 – 12.30pm

  2. Southampton (A)

    August 22 – 2pm

  3. Wolves (A)

    August 29 – 4.30pm

  4. Newcastle (H)

    September 11 – 3pm

  5. West Ham (A)

    September 18 – 2pm

  6. Aston Villa (H)

    September 25 – 3pm

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