ANOTHER weekend, another bumper set of games ahead.
This time around we've two massive derbies on either side of the border to look forward to, whilst SunSport have a five-fold acca that might just pay for a late summer holiday if it rolls in on Sunday afternoon…
Southampton vs Man Utd (Saturday, 12.30pm)
THERE's a chink in the Ole armour.
With a swish of Patrick van Aanholt's left boot, all the insecurity and self-doubt that disappeared over the summer seems to have crept back into United's ranks.
Lucky for them then that they're travelling to face a Saints side who haven't beaten them on home soil in SIXTEEN years.
James Beattie scored an 87th minute winner the last time Southampton won at St Mary's against the Red Devils in August 2003.
That was against a United team which featured Cristiano Ronaldo, Ryan Giggs, Roy Keane and Ruud van Nistelrooy. How times change, eh?
Then again, Eric Djemba-Djemba, Kleberson and Diego Forlan were also all involved. Mystery solved.
Saints picked up their first win of the season last week, seeing off ten-man Brighton in an all-South Coast clash at the Amex.
They almost kept Liverpool at bay here in their first home showing of the campaign and Ralph Hasenhüttl will have them bang up for this one.
United showed their vulnerability on the road when Wolves badgered and bullied them at Molineux under the lights.
Southampton don't have the same calibre midfield as the men in gold – but we're taking them to score against a United defence who have looked fragile despite the presence of planet-head Harry Maguire.
It's almost a year since Saints last failed to score here at St Mary's. In that time they've netted against Liverpool (twice), Spurs, Man City and Arsenal.
If you're looking for a first goalscorer, there's no safer play than Marcus Rashford.
After 'penaltygate' against Wolves, the England star is expected to keep his spot as number one penalty taker, despite hitting the post with his spot kick against Palace.
And with Anthony Martial out injured, Rashford will be the chief goal threat for Ole's men.
Both teams to score at St Mary's: 7/10
Southampton double chance (win or draw): 3/4
Marcus Rashford to score first: 5/1
Rangers vs Celtic (Sunday, midday)
SOME Sunday lunch accompaniment, this one.
The first Old Firm clash of the season sees Neil Lennon's Hoops cross Glasgow to Ibrox, with both sides having won their first three games of the new league campaign.
The Gers memorably ended their long winless drought in this fierce derby with a dramatic 1-0 win here last December.
And they followed it up with a 2-0 victory in May, although the title had gone by then and Celtic had seemingly downed tools.
Steven Gerrard has got his attacking side playing with a swagger – and they've developed that all-important winning mentality.
Despite the treble-treble, the aura of invincibility around Celtic has started to wear off these past two season.
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