MANCHESTER – Tempo runs relatively normal game in the first half of Manchester United with Southampton, making the score remained glasses in the 21st matchday of the Premier League.
Daley Blind and Angel Di Maria entered a starter for the first time after recovering from injury. Radamel Falcao was not involved this time Louis van Gaal, and Victor Valdes was on the bench after receiving a contract from the Red Devils club management.
While Southampton only lose Sadio Mane defending Senegal national team for the African Nations Cup. Eljero Elia newly brought in Ronald Koeman, down in his place.
Despite playing at Old Trafford, just step on the gas Southampton directly threaten the United defense. Nathaniel Clyne penetration into the United penalty box and kicked the ball, lucky for United ball just wide.
Both teams after careful in building the attack, the intensity of the game was running relatively normal until time indicates the number 20. At the same time, Southampton had made the turn to Toby Alderweireld that injury, he was replaced by Florin Gardos.
No rescue by David De Gea and Fraser Forster until the game lasts 30 minutes. Both teams have not been able to create a gap in the defense of each of the opposing team. As a result the score was still 0-0 in the first round of this.
Manchester United: David De Gea, Phil Jones, Chris Smalling, Daley Blind, Juan Mata, Antonio Valencia, Michael Carrick, Luke Shaw, Wayne Rooney, Angel Di Maria, Robin van Persie
Southampton: Fraser Forster, Nathaniel Clyne, Jose Fonte, Toby Alderweireld (Florin Gardos 20 ‘), Ryan Bertrand, Sean Davis, Victor Wanyama, Morgan Schneiderlin, James Ward–Prowse, Graziano Pelle, Eljero Elia