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Saturday, April 15, 2017

SOUTHAMPTON VS MANCHESTER CITY

LEAGUE: ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE


VENUE: ST. MARY'S STADIUM


TIME:1930 HRS GMT+3


DATE:15/04/2017

Manchester City is looking to strengthen their standing in the Premier League after it became apparent that they out of the race to win the Premier League.

Soton won 1-0 at West Brom last weekend thus recovering from the 3-1 loss at Crystal Palace.

They now have 40 points placing them the 8th position in the league after a rather disappointing season in the league.

They are yet to face top five teams in the league thus having a rather difficult fixture towards the end of the season.


Manchester City managed to thrash Hull City 3-1 in the weekend.

They are fourth in the table holding a 4 point advantage over Manchester United who has a game in hand.They are also 2 points shy of Liverpool who are in third place.


Their away form is patchy, to say the least, they have lost four, drawn one and won four of their nine past away fixtures.They have conceded in their last five but have equally scored in their past seven of those away matches.

Soton has scored in seven of their last eight league home games and conceded in their last six home games.


HEAD TO HEAD

Manchester City has drawn two, won four and lost one of their past seven meetings with Southampton.


TEAM NEWS


SOUTHAMPTON


Virgil van Dijk,  Alex McCarthy, Charlie Austin, and Matt Targett will not play


MANCHESTER CITY

Bacary Sagna is out  Gabriel Jesus and  Ikay Gundogan are injured.



PREDICTIONS


Both teams to score


Over 2.5


RESULTS

SOTON 0-3 MANCHESTER CITY