Southampton vs Manchester United: Five things we learned from the visitors' 1-0 win on the south coast
Romelu Lukaku's first-half strike proved to be the difference at St Mary's stadium.
Romelu Lukaku celebrates what turned out to be the winning goal Getty
Manchester United secured their fifth league win of the season on Saturday afternoon, beating Southampton 1-0.
In a closely-contested affair at St Mary's, Romelu Lukaku's first-half goal clinched victory as Jose Mourinho's men retained their place at the top of the table alongside rivals City.
Southampton enjoyed a number of close chances in the second half but failed to find a deserved equaliser.
Here's five things we learned:
Mourinho remains the only man Martial must convince
Anthony Martial was magical in United’s midweek win against Burton in the EFL Cup. It was his movement and quick feet, dancing his way through the visiting defence, which set Jesse Lingard up for United's third while his assertive and composed finish from close range extended the home side's lead to four goals. In all, it was a dazzling display of football which alluded to a rediscovered sense of purpose and confidence.