Southampton held by Manchester United after Sergio Romero penalty save

If this really was an audition for Europa League final places, then Sergio Romero has written his name on to the teamsheet. Granted only a second Premier League start of the season – in place of the rested David de Gea – the Manchester United goalkeeper not only saved an early penalty from Manolo Gabbiadini, he kept out everything else that Southampton threw at him.

There were several eye-catching saves, not least from James Ward-Prowse’s perfectly guided effort on the hour and, having started in each of United’s Europa League knock-out ties, he has his eyes on the final against Ajax next Wednesday.

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