However, it started well for Manchester United. New acquisition Daniel James gave away the team the lead in beautiful manner. The Welsh national team advanced and fired a projectile straight up the intersection for 1–0 in the 10th minute.
The lead stood after the first 45 minutes - but not much longer than that.Lindelöf lost nick duel
After just over a quarter of the second half, a height ball went into Manchester United's penalty area. Victor Nilsson Lindelöf tried to nod the ball but behind him stormed long Jannik Vestergaard forward. The Danish reached higher than the Swedish national team, won the duel and nodded 1-1 for Southampton.
However, United would have a good chance to score when Southampton's left-back Kevin Danso showed off in the 77th minute. The situations then arose but the home team held out.
1–1 was the final result and thus Manchester United's heavy season start continues. After the initial 4-0 victory against Chelsea, the team has only taken two points in the last three matches.