United Predictions v Saints: And the winner is...

Wednesday 25 August 2021 10:34

Did you make your United Predictions for Southampton away?

A record number of fans had played the game for our Premier League opener against Leeds and, amazingly, the movement is growing, because that tally was smashed once again on matchday two.

It's so simple to play: just register your starting XI, formation, first scorer, correct score and Man of the Match. Your correct predictions all earn points and the fan with the highest score for each matchday wins a signed shirt.

Reds supporter Juan Cardenas from Colombia claim the prize on matchday one, so who is our latest champion?

It gives us great pleasure to announce Theophilus Asamoah Gyapong, a diehard United fan from Ghana, as the recipient of our prize with a perfect score of 125 points. 

The 20-year-old was spot on with his predictions and, impressively, foresaw Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's starting XI - which is some achievement, considering most supporters expected new signings Raphael Varane and Jadon Sancho to start.

Theophilus backed Mason Greenwood to score first and win our Man-of-the-Match award, as well as the 1-1 draw itself - which was a little pessimistic, but we'll forgive him! 

90 in 20: Southampton 1 United 1 Video

90 in 20: Southampton 1 United 1

Don’t miss the extended highlights from our 1-1 draw at St Mary’s, featuring a second-half cameo from Jadon Sancho…

As you can see in the data below, the majority of supporters were convinced the Reds would earn three Premier League points at St Mary's Stadium, but unfortunately that was not to be in the end. 

The home side took a first-half lead via a Fred own goal and United restored parity after the break, thanks to Mason Greenwood's second goal of the campaign.

We can confirm that only 164 fans predicted a 1-1 draw.

Scroll down to see what the majority of fans predicted...

FIRST SCORER PREDICTIONS
38% = Mason Greenwood
35% = Bruno Fernandes
8% = Jadon Sancho
6% = Paul Pogba
5% = Edinson Cavani

CORRECT SCORE PREDICTIONS
28% = Southampton 0 United 3
26% = Southampton 1 United 3
13% = Southampton 0 United 2
10% = Southampton 0 United 4
7% = Southampton 1 United 4
Go behind the scenes at Southampton Video

Go behind the scenes at Southampton

If you weren't among the Reds' raucous following at St Mary's on Sunday, our cameras have got you covered...

MAN OF THE MATCH PREDICTIONS
52% = Bruno Fernandes
25% = Paul Pogba 
7% = Jadon Sancho 
5% = Mason Greenwood*
2% = Luke Shaw

*Greenwood was voted our star man by supporters in the United app, with a clear majority of votes.

UNITED PREDICTIONS V WOLVES

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