Manchester United entertained Southampton at Old Trafford earlier today as they hoped to secure a good result at home in the Premier League. The Red Devils made a slow start to the game and found themselves at a numerical disadvantage as Casemiro was sent off in the 34th minute. However, Erik ten Hag’s men managed to get to the half-time break with a 0-0 scoreline.
Both sides canceled each other out in the second 45 minutes as the match ended with Man United being held to a scoreless draw at the Theatre of Dreams.
Let’s take a look at how each Manchester United player fared during the match against the Saints.
GK: David de Gea – 7.5/10
The Spanish keeper made a few decent saves at the back and did well to secure a clean sheet today.
RB: Aaron Wan-Bissaka – 7/10
He performed his defensive duties well and made one encouraging run going forward.
CB: Raphael Varane – 7/10
Varane dealt with the danger when required and was a threat at the other end of the field.
CB: Lisandro Martinez – 7/10
The Argentine sensation didn’t do much wrong at the back and was good on the ball.
LB: Luke Shaw – 7.5/10
Shaw was a solid presence when defending inside his half and managed to create some inviting chances for his teammates to score.
CDM: Casemiro – 4/10
He got stuck in with some solid tackles early in the game but let his teammates down by getting sent off in the 34th minute.
RW: Antony – 6.5/10
Antony showed a few signs of promise but never looked like he had a goal in him.
CM: Jadon Sancho – 7/10
Sancho worked hard in both halves and was a good dribbler with the ball at his feet.
CM: Bruno Fernandes – 7/10
He was a handful for the Southampton defenders but failed to register a goal.
LM: Marcus Rashford – 6.5/10
Rashford made some important clearances at the back but struggled to threaten the opposition goal.
ST: Wout Weghorst – 6/10
He was quiet in the first half and got replaced just before the half-time interval.
CM: Scott McTominay – 7.5/10
McTominay offered decent protection for his teammates at the back and was lively on the ball.
LW: Alejandro Garnacho – 6/10
He offered very little after coming on as a substitute.
RW: Facundo Pellistri – 6/10
Pellistri made one good run with the ball.
CB: Harry Maguire – N/A
The English defender hardly had any time to influence the game.
CM: Fred – N/A
He came on for the final few minutes of the contest.