The reigning champions of England Manchester City will travel to Southampton as they look forward to continue the momentum after an impressive displaying against the newly crowned champions Liverpool.
The Citizens produced some of the finest quality of football on the day as thrashed Liverpool 4-0 as they look forward to start their preparations early for next season.
Southampton will look to continue their quest for finishing as high as possible after defeating The Hornets 3-1 after their tailsman Danny Ings continued his amazing form in the league and now has 18 goals for the campaign with six games to go.
When and Where?
When : Sunday
Where : St.Mary’s Stadium
Time : 11:30 pm (IST)
Southampton: W L W L L
The Saints have restarted their League campaign with two wins and a loss. After goalkeeping error against Arsenal cost Southampton 3 points, they came in amazing form defeating Watford.
Manchester City: W L W W L
A tough loss against the Blues which concluded in Liverpool being the new champions, Man City showed why they won the the league back to back and defeated Liverpool 4-0 in the process.
Southampton’s ex captain Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, who continues to be linked with a move away to Tottenham Hotspur, is unlikely to play with an ankle problem. Sofiane Boufal is also out with a thigh injury but may be fit enough to make the match day squad, while Moussa Djenepo and Jack Stephens are back in the team having served their respective suspensions.
Pep Guardiola will have their vice captain Fernandinho back after the Brazilian’s one-match suspension. Sergio Aguero is the only player out of the match day squad due to a knee injury.
Southampton predicted XI (4-4-2): Alex McCarthy; Kyle Walker-Peters, Jan Bednarek, Jack Stephens, Ryan Bertrand; Stuart Armstrong, James Ward-Prowse, Oriol Romeu, Nathon Redmond; Danny Ings, Shane Long.
Manchester City predicted XI (4-3-3): Ederson; Kyle Walker, Aymeric Laporte, Fernandinho, Oleksandr Zinchenko; Kevin de Bruyne, Rodri, Phil Foden; Riyad Mahrez, Gabriel Jesus, Raheem Sterling