Manchester United equalizes Premier League away record with 1-1 draw against Southampton
Manchester United have equaled Arsenal’s record of 27 Premier League away games unbeaten after their 1-1 draw with Southampton at St Mary’s this afternoon.
After falling behind in the half hour thanks to a goal against his own midfielder Fred, United came back to a tie when Mason Greenwood scored his second goal in as many games ten minutes after the start of the second half. time.
In truth, the contest could have gone either way past Greenwood’s leveler, with the best chance falling in the Southampton way when David De Gea was called upon to act to thwart Adam Armstrong’s efforts.
Nonetheless, while United will undoubtedly be disappointed to have lost two points, they have maintained their remarkable unbeaten home advantage in the Premier League, meaning they have now equaled the record set by Arsenal in the 2003/04 campaign. .
This season, of course, has seen the Gunners remain undefeated for the duration of the campaign, a record no other Premier League side have yet been able to match.
Of the 27 away games in which United are now unbeaten, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s troops have won 17 and drawn ten, dating back to January 2020, with their last away loss at the hands of Liverpool.
As well as tying the Premier League record for the number of away games unbeaten, they also equaled the record held in English top flight history, meaning they could write their own story. when they travel to Molineux to face Wolverhampton Wanderers next weekend.
Meanwhile, the stalemate at St Mary’s has left United fourth in the Premier League table, two points behind current leaders Liverpool.
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