Wayne Rooney scores twice as Manchester United come from behind to beat Southampton at Old Trafford.
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Venue: Old Trafford
Date: Wednesday, 30 January, 2013
Kick off: 20:00 GMT
0-1 J. Rodriguez 3′
1-1 Rooney 8′
2-1 Rooney 27′
Manchester United have won their last seven matches against Southampton in all competitions, since the 1-0 away defeat in August 2003 (when James Beattie scored the only goal).
Southampton have not won in their last 17 league visits to Old Trafford (15 defeats). Their last victory there came in January 1988.
They have lost only 32 of their 397 Premier League matches at Old Trafford since the Premier League began in 1992.
United are unbeaten in their last 32 Premier League home matches against promoted clubs, stretching back over 11 years (since a 2-1 defeat to Bolton Wanderers in October 2001).
The Red Devils have scored in each of their last 60 Premier League home matches, an all-time Premier League record and the longest run by any top-flight club since Wolves’ 75-match streak from 1956 to 1959.
Ryan Giggs is set to make his 650th English league appearance for Manchester United.
Robin van Persie has scored in the club’s last five Premier League matches. The last United player to score in six Premier League matches in a row was Cristiano Ronaldo in 2008.
The Saints are unbeaten in their last six Premier League matches – their longest unbeaten top-flight run since August to September 2003.
They have conceded 26 Premier League away goals this season. Only Aston Villa, with 28, have conceded more in the division.
Southampton have lost both Premier League matches against Manchester opponents this season by a 3-2 scoreline. On both occasions they were 2-1 up.
They have 23 points from 23 Premier League matches this season – eight more points than they had at this stage of their last Premier League season in 2004-05, when they were relegated.
Rickie Lambert has scored in each of the club’s last four Premier League away matches, and is two short of scoring 100 goals for Southampton in all competitions.