It was a familiar story for Steve Bruce, with his side managing just two shots on target as well as relying on the brilliance of in-form Karl Darlow.
Who shone and struggled at St Mary’s? Our man Miles Starforth has dished out his player ratings – scroll and click through the pages to see how each player ranks:
1. Karl Darlow - 8
Had no chance for either goal, did everything to keep United in the game.
Photo: Michael Steele
2. Jacob Murphy - 6
Settled into the right wing-back role now, had to dig in on an awkward night for the team.
Photo: MICHAEL STEELE
3. Fabian Schar - 6
Looked a bit more like the Schar of old at times, composed on the ball and calm out of possession.
Photo: STU FORSTER
4. Jamaal Lascelles - 7
Made a goal-saving header to deny Bednarek, also denied Walcott in the second half.