Premier League: Manchester United beat Southampton 2-1
December 9 , 2014
Robin van Persie scored twice as Manchester United defeated Southampton 2-1 at St Mary's in a Premier League game in which the latter often dominated.
Van Persie gave United the lead in the 12th minute, but Graziano Pelle equalized for Southampton in the 31st minute.
Southampton failed to convert a number of chances as they stepped up the pressure. Ultimately, a Wayne Rooney freekick was deflected into the winning goal by Van Persie.