WATCH: Ronald Koeman says luck was on Saints’ side

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Despite being outplayed for spells throughout the match, Southampton defeated Manchester United 1-0 to leap into third place on the Premier League table.

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Saints’ manager Ronald Koeman was pleased with his side’s performance, but said his team may have gotten a bit lucky to leave with three points.

Dusan Tadic scored in the 69th minute to give Southampton the win, splitting the two matchups between the clubs as United won 2-1 at St. Mary’s in December.

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In their first meeting this season, Southampton looked the better side as a brace by Robin van Persie helped United inch out a win. In this match, Koeman said their luck evened out as Saints stole one of their biggest wins of the campaign.