Manchester United equal record Premier League win after 9-0 win over Southampton

Manchester United equal record Premier League win after 9-0 win over Southampton

- Anthony Martial scored a brace as the Red Devils beat Southampton in EPL tie

- This will be the third time that a Premier League team will record 9-0 win in England

- Manchester United were also the first to set the record-beating Ipswich 9-0 in 1995

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Manchester United on Tuesday night, January 2, continued with their impressive performance this season in the Premier League as they recorded an emphatic 9-0 win over visiting Southampton at Old Trafford.

Ole Solskjaer and his wards were at the best of their game against Southampton as the likes of Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and Edinson Cavani impressed in the Premier League tie.

With the win over Southampton at Old Trafford, Manchester United have now equalled the record they set in 1995 when they also defeated Ipswich Town 9-0 in an incredible result.

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Interestingly, Southampton also got the second-highest defeat ever in the Premier League as they lost 9-0 against Leicester two years ago.

No team in the Premier League history has won 10-0, and Ole Solskjaer and his players have now repeated what the club did in 1995 which was a stunning record.

As it stands presently on the Premier League table, Manchester United are currently occupying second position on the log and the Red Devils are pilling the pressure on Manchester City.

But the Citizens have an advantage for them to extend their lead on the Premier League table as they are having two games in hands.

Pep Guardiola and his wards will be facing Burnley on Wednesday night, January 3, in their next Premier League game.

Manchester United players in action at Old Trafford.
Manchester United equal record Premier League win after 9-0 win over Southampton. Photo by Laurence Griffiths
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Earlier, had reported how Marcos Rojo finally secured a move out of Man United to Boca Juniors after he was frozen out by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

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The Argentina international returned to his homeland for an undisclosed fee to join the reigning defending champions.

The 30-year-old spent the second half of last campaign with his former club Estudiantes before returning to the Theatre of Dreams.

Rojo last featured for the Red Devils in November 2019 but has failed to make an appearance under Solskajer.

He made his debut for United in the 4-0 Premier League victory over Queens Park Rangers after arriving from Sporting Lisbon in 2014.

Rojo made 122 appearances for the former English champions winning the FA Cup and EFL Cup triumphs at Wembley in 2016 and 2017 respectively.


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