Premier League match report: Manchester United 9-0 Southampton

Overall, the #Packers rank just 18th for yards gained per pass completion, and Rodgers has 4 throw aways. Brady is 8-34 on +10 yard attempts, and 3-11 on +20 yard attempts for #Buccaneers.

Whether it’s Brady’s O-Line, or Rodgers’ receivers; these QBs have trust issues right now.

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Tua โžก๏ธ Tyreek

This deep middle 48-yard TD pass brought the #Dolphins within one score of the Ravens in Week 2. It’s currently the 2nd-most improbable completion (20.7% chance) so far in the #NFL.

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#BUFvsMIA | #FinsUp

Miami Dolphins @MiamiDolphins

Another ๐Ÿ‘€ at @cheetah’s first TD as a ๐Ÿฌ!

๐Ÿ“บ: Watch #MIAvsBAL on @NFLonCBS

#MiamiDolphins and #BuffaloBills both currently average 6.7 yards per play, tied (also with the Eagles and Chiefs) for 2nd in the #NFL after Week 2.

Buffalo just edges Miami in 1st downs (46-45) and drive-scoring rate (52.4%-47.4%).

Expect a high-scoring game. โšก๏ธ

#BUFvsMIA

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๐Ÿ“‰ The #Bengals rank 31st in yards per play (4.3) in the #NFL after two weeks. They dropped 10 spots in our Power Rankings.

Burrow may have been sacked 13 times so far, but the #Jets rank 28th for QB pressures (12). Bounce back for the Bengals?

#CINvsNYJ
https://thegeniusplaybook.com/the-playbook-nfl-power-rankings-2022/

๐Ÿ’ซ Trevor Lawrence in Week 2:

๐Ÿ”น 25/30 for 235 yards
๐Ÿ”น 2 TDs, 0 INTs
๐Ÿ”น 83.3% pass completion
๐Ÿ”น 8.6% completion over expected
๐Ÿ”น 121.5 passer rating

There’s a reason the #Jaguars jumped 7 spots in our Power Rankings. ๐Ÿ‘‡

#DUUUVAL #JAXvLAC

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Record equalling win

Manchester United obliterated nine-man Southampton 9-0 at Old Trafford to equal the record for the biggest margin of victory in the Premier League.

The scoreboard displays the final score following the Premier League match between Manchester United and Southampton at Old Trafford. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Southampton were without many key players, up to nine, and gave two youngsters their first starts.


First half

Their chances of making the game competitive were dealt a critical blow when Alexandre Jankewitz was sent off for a reckless challenge on Scott McTominay after just 78 seconds.

The red card ended the match as a contest and United took advantage with some superb attacking football and a dominant performance.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka opened the scoring with a poked finish at the back-post after a pinpoint delivery from fellow full-back Luke Shaw.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka of Manchester United scores the first goal whilst under pressure from Danny Ings of Southampton during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Southampton at Old Trafford. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Marcus Rashford made it two after a pull-back by Mason Greenwood, while Edinson Cavani headed in from another Shaw cross.

Edinson Cavani heads in to score Man United’s fourth goal. (Photo by Lindsey Parnaby – Pool/Getty Images)

Jan Bednarekโ€™s own goal from a Rashford cross saw United lead by four at half time.


Second half

The second half took time to get going with the hosts in control. They then pressed the foot on the accelerator and scored five in the last 25 minutes.

Anthony Martial ended an eight-match drought with a thumping finish from a Bruno Fernandes chipped pass before McTominay added a sixth with a low drive.

It got worse for Ralph Hasenhuttlโ€™s side as Bednarek brought down Martial in the penalty area and was controversially sent off after a VAR review.

Fernandes slotted the penalty in, and then Martial netted his second from a Wan-Bissaka cross. Substitute Daniel James got the ninth with a flicked finish from close range after a cushioned header from Fernandes.


What it means

United had won just once in their last four league matches but bounced back in style. They stay second and are level on points with Man City, who have two games in hand.

Southampton drop to 12th and are in comfortable mid table with 29 points.


Stats

It is the second time Southampton have lost 9-0 in the space of 16 months, after losing to Leicester last season.

It was the Saintsโ€™ biggest away defeat in any competition and their fourth consecutive loss in the Premier League.

Man United have now scored the most goals in the division with 46 from 22 games.


Featured image: Manchester United’s French striker Anthony Martial (C) celebrates with Manchester United’s Portuguese midfielder Bruno Fernandes (L) after scoring their fifth goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Southampton at Old Trafford. (Photo by PHIL NOBLE/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

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Overall, the #Packers rank just 18th for yards gained per pass completion, and Rodgers has 4 throw aways. Brady is 8-34 on +10 yard attempts, and 3-11 on +20 yard attempts for #Buccaneers.

Whether it’s Brady’s O-Line, or Rodgers’ receivers; these QBs have trust issues right now.

2

Tua โžก๏ธ Tyreek

This deep middle 48-yard TD pass brought the #Dolphins within one score of the Ravens in Week 2. It’s currently the 2nd-most improbable completion (20.7% chance) so far in the #NFL.

๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿ†

#BUFvsMIA | #FinsUp

Miami Dolphins @MiamiDolphins

Another ๐Ÿ‘€ at @cheetah’s first TD as a ๐Ÿฌ!

๐Ÿ“บ: Watch #MIAvsBAL on @NFLonCBS

#MiamiDolphins and #BuffaloBills both currently average 6.7 yards per play, tied (also with the Eagles and Chiefs) for 2nd in the #NFL after Week 2.

Buffalo just edges Miami in 1st downs (46-45) and drive-scoring rate (52.4%-47.4%).

Expect a high-scoring game. โšก๏ธ

#BUFvsMIA

2

๐Ÿ“‰ The #Bengals rank 31st in yards per play (4.3) in the #NFL after two weeks. They dropped 10 spots in our Power Rankings.

Burrow may have been sacked 13 times so far, but the #Jets rank 28th for QB pressures (12). Bounce back for the Bengals?

#CINvsNYJ
https://thegeniusplaybook.com/the-playbook-nfl-power-rankings-2022/

๐Ÿ’ซ Trevor Lawrence in Week 2:

๐Ÿ”น 25/30 for 235 yards
๐Ÿ”น 2 TDs, 0 INTs
๐Ÿ”น 83.3% pass completion
๐Ÿ”น 8.6% completion over expected
๐Ÿ”น 121.5 passer rating

There’s a reason the #Jaguars jumped 7 spots in our Power Rankings. ๐Ÿ‘‡

#DUUUVAL #JAXvLAC

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