4pm: Southampton vs Manchester United

  • Manchester United could go second with at at St Mary's.
  • Captain Wayne Rooney expected to return to Louis van Gaal's team but Luke Shaw starts spell out.
  • Saido Mane expected to be reinstated against club who tried to sign him in the summer.
    Ronald Koeman
    Koeman will look to orchestrate another win over Dutch advisory Louis van Gaal. Getty Images

Full time: Southampton 2-3 Manchester United

Anthony Martial is the difference once again as Manchester United claim a second straight away win at Southampton. Graziano Pelle scored at the start an the end after passing up several chances to increase their early lead, Martial scored twice either side of half time and Juan Mata made it three to give Louis van Gaal bragging rights over fellow Dutch coach Ronald Koeman.


Victor Wanyama tests De Gea, who produces a fine one-handed save to maintain United's lead. De Gea now saves from Fonte's header from the corner. The Spaniard proving to be United's match-winner again.


Tadic with the latest effort, a back-post header which goes wide. Five minutes added on.


Steven Davis has the ball taken off his toes and the resulting cross is headed over by Pelle. A minute plus stoppage time remaining.


Goal: Southampton 2-3 Manchester United (Graziano Pelle)

Saints back in it with four minutes left as Pelle heads over from Mane's cross. No United played in the vicinity challenged the Italian as he found the corner. Can Southampton grab a point?


Saido Mane wants a penalty after he falls after skipping past Chris Smalling, but Mark Clattenburg rightly waves away the appeals.


Goal: Southampton 1-3 Manchester United (Juan Mata)

That might be that at St Mary's. Substitute Bastian Schweinsteiger finds Memphis Depay, who takes a touch to come inside, hits the post with his resulting shot and Mata curls home into an almost empty net.


How are Southampton not level? Tadic's corner finds the head Jose Fonte, whose flicked header sees De Gea produce a stunning one-handed stop, with the ball almost past him before the Spaniard pulled it back.


Goal: Southampton 1-2 Manchester United (Anthony Martial)

Southampton consign to their own downfall again as Manchester United complete the turnaround. Yoshida plays a hopeless back-pass and Martial pounces and slides past Stekelenburg.


Change for Southampton as Cuco Martina replaces Matt Targett, and for Manchester United too as Antonio Valencia comes on for Matteo Darmian. Under way in the second half.


Half time: Southampton 1-1 Manchester United

Ronald Koeman will be rueing his side's wastefulness and a series of refereeing errors as Southampton go in level at half time against Manchester United. Graziano Pelle had Saints ahead and they should have had a penalty when Rojo took down Ward-Prowse. United rallied and Mata, who was in an offside position, found Martial, whose brilliant turn and finish was more evidence of his emerging talent.


Daley Blind's close range shot now deflected behind. Southampton have lost a grip on this game which they were dominating.


United have come alive since the goal and they come close to taking he lead as Depay drives his way through and Van Dijk cuts the ball out before it comes through to Mata.


Goal: Southampton 1-1 Manchester United (Anthony Martial)

It's that man again. Anthony Martial collects the ball after Yoshida tackles Mata in the box and the Frenchman turns beautifully and slots beyond Stekelenburg. United have been totally outplayed but they are level.


Wayne Rooney playing off the front this afternoon for United and it has become a source of hilarity among the Southampton faithful with a few stray passes being accompanied by jeers from the home fans.


The home side should really have a penalty when Ward-Prowse gets ahead of Chris Smalling from Mane's cross and is hacked from behind by Rojo. Mark Clattenberg waves away the appeals but replays show he was wrong to do so.


Half a chance for United, their first in the opening half, as Mata swings a cross in from the left and Memphis has the run on Yoshida but he heads high over Stekelenburg's bar.


Should be two for Southampton as Pelle escapes Chris Smalling but hits the post. It should really be two.


Goal: Southampton 1-0 Manchester United (Graziano Pelle)

Saints have a deserved early lead as Ward-Prowse's cross finds Mane, who after forcing De Gea into a wonder save, Pelle pounces to slide into an empty net.


Marcos Rojo has to be alert to deny Graziano Pelle at the back post after Daley Blind left Tadic's near post cross. Southampton have started much the better.


Early chance for Southampton. Tadic exchanges headers with Mane and collects the ball outside the box but his shot is off target.


Under way at St Mary's.


Players out at St Mary's and we're ready to go on the south coast. Two of last season's top seven go head-to-head here.


Southampton outplayed Manchester United in both of their league games last term, beating Louis van Gaal's team at Old Trafford having lost at St Mary's. Dusan Tadic was the match-winner earlier in the year. United are a far more daunting prospect these days however and they bring with them a wealth of attacking options.