Manchester United 2-2 Southampton LIVE! Premier League result reaction from Solskjaer and latest news

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Manchester United vs Southampton LIVE!

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side missed the chance to move up to third in the Premier League table following a 2-2 draw at Old Trafford this evening.

Confirmation of Manchester City's Uefa ban being overturned means it is back to a top-four race, rather than a previously-hoped top five.

A Paul Pogba error allowed Stuart Armstrong to put the Saints ahead, but Anthony Martial assisted Marcus Rashford before scoring himself to hand United a 2-1 lead at half-time.

However, a 96th-minute equaliser from Michael Obafemi secured the Saints a late point to keep United fifth in the table.

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How to watch

TV channel: Manchester United vs Southampton will be shown live on Sky One as well as Sky Sports' Premier League and Main Event channels, and is available via Now TV with a day pass for £9.99, or a three-month pass on offer for £25.

The game is also set to be broadcast free-to-air on Pick (Freeview channel 11).

Live stream: Sky Sports subscribers can stream the match online via SkyGo and the SkyGo app, with a mobile month pass available for £5.99.

Team news

Man Utd XI: De Gea, Wan Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw, Pogba, Matic, Greenwood, Bruno Fernandes, Rashford, Martial

Subs: Bailly, Mata, Andreas Pereira, Fred, James, Romero, Ighalo, McTominay, Williams.

Southampton XI: McCarthy, Walker-Peters, Stephens, Bednarek, Bertrand, Armstrong, Ward-Prowse, Romeu, Redmond, Ings, Adams

Subs: Vestergaard, Long, Obafemi, Hojbjerg, Smallbone, Gunn, Vokins, Danso, Ferry

Referee: Chris Kavanagh (Lancashire)

Prediction: Manchester United 3-1 Southampton

It would take a very brave person indeed to opt against United in their current mood.

The Red Devils have looked irresistible of late, with Solskjaer's only gripe that they aren't scoring five or six times per match.

On a three-game unbeaten run, Southampton recently showed they are capable of pulling off big results with a 1-0 win over Manchester City, while their away form is generally impressive.

However, a home win is surely the smart call here.

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