Date: 28th December 2017 at 5:41pm
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After two disappointing festive results, both of which have ended 2-2, the gap between Manchester United and Manchester City, who lead the table, is a staggering fifteen points.

Common sense tells you that Manchester United are fighting for second place and need to get back to winning ways to hold off the threat presented by Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham.

This Saturday, in the late-afternoon kick-off, Manchester United welcome Southampton to Old Trafford for a Premier League fixture.

Ahead of the game we are now able to bring you the names of those officiating:

? Referee – Craig Pawson

? Assistant Referee – Peter Kirkup

? Assistant Referee – Richard West

? Fourth Official – Bobby Madley

With regards to the referee, Craig Pawson, he has taken charge of 19 games and has issued 70 yellow cards and 4 red cards.

This season, Craig Pawson has taken charge of the following fixtures involving Manchester United;

? 23 Sept – Premier League – Southampton 0 Manchester United 1 – yellow cards issued 5, red cards issued 0.