Three more points to remain on top

United beat Southampton (0-1) and keeps their fight against City having the same points in the table. Juan remains as a starter for Mourinho. Lukaku scored the only and winning goal.

Manchester United won at Southampton (0-1) and maintain their fight against Manchester City at the top of the Premier League. The Red Devils, with Juan Mata as a starter, got ahead in the first half thanks to a goal from Lukaku (20′) and conserved their advantage in spite of the locals’ pushing on the last part of the game.

When Juan is a starter, United has won all matches until now Share on X

Mata, a starter for 5th time out of 6 Premier matches, performed quite well again following this year’s script: when he’s a starter, United has won all matches until now. Against Southampton, he wasn’t as accurate as in other games, but he is a key player for Mourinho’s team.

Southampton 0-1 Manchester United 23/09/2017 by

These 3 points leave Man United on 1st position tied with Man City. This year’s season promises a lot of fighting and emotion until the end. Champions League is United’s next aim and it’ll be on Wednesday at Moscow against CSKA.

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