- Manchester United are unbeaten in their last ten games in all competitions.
- The Old Trafford side have lost only one of their last nine Premier League home games.
- Robin van Persie has seven goals to his name in seven games against the Saints in Premier League.
- Southampton are undefeated in their last five games in all campaigns.
- The Saints have not won a game against United since 2003.
A match between third and fourth place side will be played today at Old Trafford in the last Premier League game of 21st gameweek.
Venue: Old Trafford, Manchester.
Referee: Phil Dowd
Manchester United trio Marcos Rojo, Ashley Young and Rafael are all out with their injuries. But Daley Blind has returned but is likely to be rested.
Angel di Maria and Adnan Januzaj are likely to take the wing-back role.
Maya Yoshida and Emmanuel Mayuka are unavailable as they are on international duty for the African Cup of Nations.
Sadio Mané who had to join the national side for the African Cup of Nations is also out after suffering a calf injury against Arsenal.
Nathaniel Clyne is expected to be back with his ankle injury.
Head to Head:
Manchester United 2 – 1 Southampton.A draw would be enough for Unite to keep their third spot.