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Manchester United limped to a goalless draw at Southampton in the Premier League as the Red Devils played their last away match of the season.

It was United’s 15th draw of the league campaign, and they will end the competition in sixth place.

Manager Jose Mourinho appeared glum on the bench with his thoughts clearly on his team’s upcoming UEFA Europa League final.

Southampton consolidate eighth but could drop down the table on the final day of fixtures.

Here are the latest scoring charts:

Premier League 2017 Top Scorers
Romelu Lukaku 24
Alexis Sanchez 23
Harry Kane 21
Diego Costa 20
Sergio Aguero 18
Dele Alli 17
Zlatan Ibrahimovic 17
Joshua King 16
Eden Hazard 15
Jermain Defoe 15

Here are the updated standings:

Latest Premier League Standings
Chelsea 37 90
Tottenham 36 80
Manchester City 37 75
Liverpool 37 73
Arsenal 37 72
Manchester United 37 66
Everton 37 61
Southampton 37 46
West Bromwich Albion 37 45
Bournemouth 37 45
Leicester 36 43
West Ham 37 42
Crystal Palace 37 41
Stoke 37 41
Burnley 37 40
Watford 37 40
Swansea 37 38
Hull 37 34
Middlesbrough 37 28
Sunderland 37 24


Wednesday Recap

Manchester United's Argentinian goalkeeper Sergio Romero (C) claims the ball during the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Manchester United at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England on May 17, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Ad


It was a poor night on the south coast as the game failed to live up to the Premier League standards that are always expected.

United heavily rotated their options as they focus on European commitments, and Mourinho clearly did not want to see his team in this game.

Southampton were the better side after a lacklustre first half, but they were denied by the brilliance of United goalkeeper Sergio Romero.

Selected ahead of David De Gea, the Argentina international made a string of fantastic saves to shut out the hosts, including stopping a penalty from Manolo Gabbiadini in the opening moments of the game.

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - MAY 17: Sergio Romero of Manchester United looks on during the Premier League match between Southampton and Manchester United at St Mary's Stadium on May 17, 2017 in Southampton, England.  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

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Dusan Tadic and James Ward-Prowse both went close to breaking the deadlock in the second half, but Romero was equal to every shot made on target.

Wayne Rooney struggled for United in attack, and it wasn’t until the arrival of Marcus Rashford from the bench that the visitors tested the hosts.

Anthony Martial linked with Rashford, only for the France international to watch his curling effort hit the woodwork.

That was as good as it got for United, but Phil Jones was in top form as he battled Southampton’s forwards.

It has been a hugely disappointing campaign for the Red Devils in the league, but it will all be forgotten if they win a European trophy against Ajax in Stockholm.

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