Why Anthony Martial did nothing to shrug off Henry comparisons at St Mary's

Manchester United’s overall performance in Sunday’s 3-2 victory over Southampton wasn’t particularly impressive. The defence struggled to cope with Graziano Pelle’s strength and Sadio Mane’s pace, the midfield was unable to control possession in the opening stages, and Wayne Rooney’s poor display meant the attacking quartet rarely linked.

But football matches are won and lost in the penalty boxes, and United’s two star performers were their goalkeeper and centre-forward.

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