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Southampton and Manchester United hold a 1-1 draw

Southampton and Manchester United hold a 1-1 draw

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Southampton and Manchester United hold a 1-1 draw

Manchester United striker Mason Greenwood’s second-half shot canceled his goal in a 1-1 win by teammate Fred at Southampton in the Premier League on Sunday. United started the season brilliantly with a 5–1 home win over Leeds United, but they could not repeat that performance and were not fortunate enough to lose to the organized and dynamic side of Ralph Hasenhüttl. Southampton holds a draw to Manchester United (1:1) in the second Premier League round at Saint Mary’s stadium.

The first goal came 30 minutes into the game after Che Adams’ strike. However, after review the goal’s been deemed an own goal by Fred. Southampton took the lead half an hour later after a brilliant spell when Jack Stephens dismissed Bruno Fernandes in the United half and the hosts quickly passed the ball to Che Adams, whose shot took a heavy deflection from Fred and the opposite happened inside a nearby pillar passed by David de Gea.

Manchester United defender Harry Maguire hit the crossbar with a header in the first, while Anthony Martial’s return was cut off the line by Mohammed Salisu, but the half belonged to Southampton, who beat United with an aggressive press and wreaked havoc on his right arm.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side leveled in the early 55s when Greenwood dismissed under Southampton goalkeeper Alex McCarthy with a low shot after a clever conversation between Fernandes and Paul Pogba, which had been done against Leeds and added another assist in five.

However, Southampton finished the game strong, and Adam Armstrong missed two clear chances to win it, first being denied a fine save from De Gea after another quick transition and then Adams wearing off around a corner. Failed to direct the shot. There’s a positive side for United: the draw means they’ve now equaled Arsenal’s Premier League record of 27 successive away games unbeaten. Watch football highlights of Southampton and Manchester United draw in Premier League.

Southampton – Manchester United 1:1

Goals: Fred (o.g) 30’ – Greenwood 55’

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