As Manchester United completed a superb away perfromance against Southampton with a 3-2 win at St. Mary’s, we take a look at the player ratings from the game which was once again dominated by the new kid on show Anthony Martial. The young French striker scored 2 goals on the night to first equalize then put his team on front afte Graziano Pelle had scored the opening goal for Southampton.

Southampton Player ratings vs Manchester United

Martin Stekelenburg – 6 – Could not do anything for the goals, else was kept quiet.
Maya Yoshida – 5 – shocking back pass for Martial’s second goal.
Jose Fonte – 5 – skipper tried to be cheeky, ended up giving the ball to Martial for 1st goal.
Virgin Van Djik – 6 – Looked assurd at the back.
Matt Targett – 5.5 – Largely hidden from the game, was taken off at half time.
Victor Wanyama – 6.5 – Beast of a performance, had the better of Schneiderlin.
Oriol Romeu – 5.5 – Former Chelsea man had an off day.
Sadio Mane – 7.5 – star of the show for Saints, troubled entire United defense.
Dusan Tadic – 6.5 – Impressive display, had Darmian hiding for cover.
James Ward-Prowse – 7 – His delivery for the 1st goal was worth 10/10.
Graziano Pelle7– Beautiful goals, however, his miss truend out to be the difference.
Cuco Martina (46′) – 6
Steven Davies (56′) – 6
Shane Long (76′) – 5

Manchester United Player Ratings vs Southampton

David De Gea – 7 – made brilliant double save to deny saints any point.
Matteo Darmian – 5 – rough night for Italian, taken off at half time.
Chris Smalling – 6.5 – yet again, was the best defender for United.
Daley Blind – 5.5 – Tested and ran ragged by Mane & Pelle
Marcos Rojo  – 5.5 – Looked unsure in left back role.
Michael Carrick – 5.5 – Passing was there but largely ineffective.
Morgan Schneiderlin – 6.5 – Good perfformance against his former team.
Juan Mata – 6.5 – In the end, score the match winning goal.
Memphis Depay – 5.5 – Did well for Mata’s goal, but largely ineffective.
Wayne Rooney – 5.5 – Yet again, a performance worth forgetting from Rooney.
Anthony Martial – 8.5 – Easily star of the show, 2 league games 3 goals.
Antonio Valencia – (46′) 
Bastian Schweinsteiger – (60′) – 6.5 –
Patrick McNair (69′) – 6

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