EPL: Man United seek spark as Southampton close in

Jan 11, 2015, 02:28 IST | AFP

London: Manchester United will attempt to stave off an assault on their third-place position in the Premier League table when they welcome closest pursuers Southampton to Old Trafford on Sunday.

Louis van Gaal
Louis van Gaal 

United have gone 10 games without defeat since losing 1-0 at joint-leaders Manchester City on November 2, but they have taken only six points from a possible 12 after drawing three of their last four matches.

It has prevented Louis van Gaal's side from fully exploiting recent slip-ups by co-leaders Chelsea and has allowed Southampton to close to within one point.

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