Saints hosted Manchester United last night, as their last game in hand and penultimate home game of the season.

The result finished 0-0 with Claude Puel’s men failing to convert for the fourth home game in a row. Manolo Gabbiadini proved he was human when he missed a penalty in the opening minutes – which set the tone of the game for the rest of the night.

Manchester United offered very little in the game other than helping to frustrate the St Mary’s faithful as they gear up for their Europa League final later this month. United had two good counters which eventually fell to Anthony Martial who hit the post and Juan Mata who fired wide.

In a game which Saints dominated, the hosts created some good chances but every chance made was matched by United goalkeeper Sergio Romero – who had a very good game.

Saints host Stoke on Sunday in the aim to finish the season on a high and cement eighth place or a top half finish for a fourth season running after what has been a very inconsistent campaign.

Here we take a look at five things learned from the game against Manchester United.

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