Manchester United vs. Southampton: 6 Things We Learned

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Manchester United vs. Southampton: 6 Things We Learned
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Following what was a rather disappointing evening for both teams concerned, it’s time to reflect on Manchester United’s 2-1 victory over Southampton, considering just what we can take from the narrow home win.

Regardless of the fashion in which his side won, Sir Alex Ferguson agreed in a post-match interview with BBC Sport’s Guy Mowbray that “a win’s a win” and that seven-point gap at the top of the table is now well and truly re-established.

The Saints will have been upset not to come away from the Theatre of Dreams with little more than a consolation goal, but can be pleased with their performance and hope to learn from the experience for the games to come.

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