Date: 2nd September 2012 at 3:11pm
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For his 1000th league match Ferguson takes Manchester to the south coast to face newly promoted Southampton.

will hope to take 3 points but will be weary of The Saints who should they have a bit of bite about them when they took on at The Etihad.

The return of should alleviate some of the pressure on United’s back line, having had to draft in as an emergency center back. His return means Carrick can return to midfield where he partners Cleverley.

Starting XI: Lindegaard; Rafael, Ferdinand, Vidic, Evra; Carrick, Cleverley; Valencia, Kagawa, Welbeck; RVP

Subs: De Gea, Evans, Giggs, Hernandez, Nani, Scholes, Powell