Southampton vs Manchester United: Live stream, TV channel, predicted line-up and how to watch the midday Premier League clash on BT Sport

Everything you need to know about Southampton vs Man Utd as Ralph Hasenhuttl's Saints entertain Erik ten Hag's Red Devils

Published: 26 August 2022 - 12.56pm

The Premier League weekend starts at St Mary’s where a Manchester United side looking to build some momentum visit Southampton.

Ten Hag’s team were buoyed by a battling 2-1 win over Liverpool on Monday night, taking some of the pressure off after a dismal first two games of the season.

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When is Southampton vs Man Utd?

Our coverage from St Mary's gets underway at 11.30am (12.30pm KO) on Saturday 27 August, live on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate on TV.

The match is also available to live stream on the BT Sport app or right here on bt.com/sport - full details below.

How to watch Southampton vs Man Utd on your mobile

Watch on the go with the BT Sport app with a link to the live stream available at the top of the homepage when our coverage gets underway.

With the enhanced video player featuring an interactive timeline and multi-camera functionality, the app truly offers the most-immersive viewing experience available.

It's available to download for free on iOS and Android phones and tablets; and offers far more than just live streaming options.

How to live stream Southampton vs Man Utd on your laptop or TV

Southampton vs Man Utd is available to live stream here!

Follow the link above or access the live stream via the bt.com/sport home page when our broadcast begins at 11.30am.

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Southampton vs Man Utd match preview

Southampton will be aiming to replicate Brentford’s dismantling of United when Tag Hen’s men arrive on the south coast.

Saints boss Ralph Hasenhuttl will undoubtedly have watched that game back in the hope of exploiting United’s weaknesses, which were clear to see at the Brentford Community Stadium.

But Southampton now face a United side with renewed confidence and motivation after an impressive 2-1 win over Liverpool at Old Trafford on Monday night.

Ten Hag made several changes to his starting XI for that game, notably dropping Cristiano Ronaldo and Harry Maguire, the result of which was a more cohesive look to the side.

 

Whether the same tactical approach will work against Southampton remains to be seen, but this will be a real test for Ten Hag after a match against Liverpool that seemed perfectly suited for the players at his disposal.

New signing Casemiro is expected to make his debut at St Mary’s after his £60m move from Real Madrid. Much of the focus will be on the Brazilian midfielder, who was in attendance at Old Trafford on Monday.

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“He is the cement between the stones, that is what we have been looking for in the summer and found him,” Ten Hag said of the Casemiro transfer. “[I’m] very happy with his signing.”

Southampton will be looking to build on their impressive 2-1 win at Leicester last time out. Hasenhuttl’s side came from 2-0 down to draw with Leeds the weekend before that, so confidence should be high.

In Che Adams, the Saints have a striker in good form, with four goals in his last two games in all competitions. He will hope to give United’s leaky defence another difficult afternoon.

United could only earn a 1-1 draw on their last trip to St Mary’s, though a repeat of that result may not be the worst outcome given the Red Devils’ recent record away from home.

Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo watches on from the bench

Southampton vs Man Utd predicted team news

Southampton predicted line-up:

Bazunu, Walker-Peters, Bella-Kotchap, Salisu, Djenepo, Ward-Prowse, Lavia, Aribo, Elyounoussi, Armstrong, Adams.

Man Utd predicted line-up:

De Gea, Dalot, Varane, Martinez, Malacia, Casemiro, Eriksen, Sancho, Fernandes, Martial, Rashford.

What if I can't watch the game live?

No problem. A highlights package of the clash will be made available to all shortly after the game on both the BT Sport app and bt.com/sport. We'll also publish in-game clips throughout the 90 minutes.

There will also be several opportunities to watch the match in full on TV and online after the event. For more information on the latest listings, check out our TV Guide.