Saints vs MCI
We need to be brave, says Yoshida
Maya Yoshida reflects on the lessons that can be learnt from Manchester City defeat.
Matchday Uncovered: Saints vs Man City
Go behind the scenes of the clash with Man City.
Matchday Playlist: Saints vs Man City
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Puel: We didn't reach our levels
Claude Puel on the disappointment of a 3-0 defeat to Manchester City at St Mary's
Stephens: We have to move on
Jack Stephens knows that Southampton cannot afford to dwell upon their 3-0 defeat to Manchester City for too long.
Highlights: Saints 0-3 Man City
Watch back the highlights from St Mary's.
Video: Puel on loss to City
Watch as the Saints boss gives us his verdict.
It’s a difficult one to take, says Stephens
Jack Stephens has admitted that he was disappointed with the manner in which Saints were beaten by Manchester City at St Mary’s.
Video: Stephens on defeat to City
Jack Stephens reflects on Saints' 3-0 loss.
Saints beaten by City
Southampton suffered a 3-0 defeat to Manchester City in their latest Premier League outing at St Mary's.
Tadić reflects on recent form
Dušan Tadić is expecting an exciting, open encounter against Manchester City in the Premier League.
It's a fragile division, says Puel
Claude Puel urges his Southampton side to keep going when Manchester City visit St Mary's.
Puel: We've got nothing to lose
Saints boss Claude Puel is hoping his side can continue their good work against Manchester City.
Video: Puel on Manchester City test
Watch as Claude Puel looks ahead to Southampton's clash with Manchester City
Match Preview: Saints vs City
Get the lowdown ahead of Saturday's clash.
We believe in our quality, says Tadić
Dušan Tadić feels there is no reason Southampton's recent form can't continue against Manchester City.
Video: Tadić previews Manchester City test
Dušan Tadić previews Southampton's home Premier League clash with Manchester City
Opposition View: Guardiola on Saints
Read what Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has been saying ahead of Saturday's Premier League tie.
The Inside Track: Manchester City
BBC Radio Manchester commentator Mike Minay gives us the lowdown on Southampton's next opponents, Manchester City.
Stat Pack: Saints vs Manchester City
Get all the key stats and facts ahead of Southampton's clash with Manchester City this Saturday.
Press conference (part two): Puel on City
Watch Claude Puel speak with the written media.
Predict The Score: Saints vs Man City
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Saints vs MCI As It Happened
Key moments so far
- Vincent Kompany gives the visitors the lead with a header
- Leroy Sané doubled the advantage during a City break away
- Sergio Agüero made it 3-0, heading home from Kevin De Bruyne's cross
FULL TIME: Saints 0-3 Manchester City
Saints are undone by an incisive Manchester City side at St Mary's with goals from Kompany, Sané and Agüero.
Manchester City substitution: Kelechi Iheanacho replaces Sergio Agüero
Manchester City substitution: Raheem Sterling replaces Leroy Sané
Southampton substitution: Jay Rodriguez replaces Shane Long
Shane Long is replaced with an injury and Jay Rodriguez enters the field of play.
Kevin De Bruyne hangs up a delightful cross from the byline and Sergio Agüero heads home at the back post to make it 0-3.
Sergio Agüero (80’) | 0 – 3
Sané makes it two
Kevin De Bruyne breaks away before feeding the ball into Leroy Sané who tucks it under Fraser Forster to double the visitors advantage.
Leroy Sané (77’) | 0 – 2
Yoshida's header is saved
After a good spell of pressure, Dušan Tadić sends a teasing cross to the back post and Maya Yoshida is denied by Claudio Bravo.
Saints press high
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg wins the ball after Claudio Bravo tries to play out, before Dušan Tadić's backheel in search of Sofiane Boufal runs all the way through.
Forster makes a good save
Kevin De Bruyne delivers a low cross with Sergio Agüero waiting, but Fraser Forster is down well to push it away before Jack Stephens makes a block.
City in search of a second
Leroy Sané breaks forward and feeds Kevin De Bruyne, who hits a right-footed effort that is never troubling Fraser Forster.
Southampton substitution: Sofiane Boufal replaces Manolo Gabbiadini
Southampton substitution: Shane Long replaces James Ward-Prowse
The visitors lead
From the resulting corner, Vincent Kompany climbs highest to head beyond Fraser Forster and gives City the lead.
Vincent Kompany (55’) | 0 – 1
Nava's drive tipped over
Jesús Navas hits a rising shot , which Fraser Forster does well to push over the top for a corner.
Ward-Prowse goes close
James Ward-Prowse takes aim from a free-kick after Steven Davis is brought down, but it goes inches wide of Claudio Bravo's upright.
We're back under way at St Mary's!
Come on, Saints! 😇
HALF TIME: Saints 0-0 Manchester City
The visitors have gone closest through David Silva, but it's been an evenly-contested game here at St Mary's.
Anguish for Dušan 😫
Dušan Tadić reacts to missing a chance early on from Manolo Gabbiadini's cut back.
Yellow Card for Cédric (Southampton)
Cédric is the next man in the book for a foul on Fernandinho.
Sané goes one-on-one
Leroy Sané is released by Yaya Toure and looks to round Fraser Forster but the Saints stopper does well to get a hand on the ball.
Silva misses a golden opportunity
Sergio Agüero gets to the byline and delivers an inch-perfect ball for David Silva, but he misses from point-blank range.
Saints enjoying a good spell
Cédric and James Ward-Prowse link up well down the right before the England international clips a cross in towards Davis, who flicks a header wide.
Yellow Card for Pierre-Emile Højbjerg (Southampton)
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg goes into the book after a late sliding challenge on David Silva.
The visitors looking for an opening but David Silva's corner is headed away by Pierre-Emile Højbjerg in the box.
Game of few chances so far...
Ryan Bertrand looks to move Saints forward in what has been a relatively quiet opening 20 minutes here at St Mary's.
Tadić fires over
Manolo Gabbiadini finds space on the left before finding Dušan Tadić with a clever cut-back, but the Serbian can't keep his shot down.
Chance for City!
Gaël Clichy gets away down the left and delivers a deep cross to Sergio Agüero but he can't make a clean contact and it drifts out.
We're under way! 😇
Sergio Aguero gets us going at St Mary's in the Premier League. Come on!
The players are emerging from the tunnel
It's a great atmosphere inside St Mary's this evening! 😇16.37
Warm up ✅
It's almost time...16.35
Man City's starting XI
Here's how Pep Guardiola's men line-up: Bravo, Clichy, Kompany (c), Otamendi, Fernandinho, Toure, Sane, Silva, De Bruyne, Navas, Aguero.16.37
The teams are in!
Here's how Saints line-up to take on Manchester City: Forster, Cédric, Stephens, Yoshida, Bertrand, Davis (c), Højbjerg, Ward-Prowse, Tadić, Redmond, Gabbiadini.16.34
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Franny Benali is outside the stadium today selling raffle tickets to win a brand new car! Just £5 to enter and all the money is going to Cancer Research UK!16.03
The players arrive at St Mary's
Watch as the Southampton squad arrive at St Mary's ahead of this evening's game against Manchester City.15.06
The scene is set!
The cameras are all in place and the scene is set here at St Mary's! 😇13.44
Tadić relishing Manchester City clash
Dušan Tadić will be hoping to continue his fine form of late against Manchester City. Get his thoughts ahead of today's clash at St Mary's.12.54
Opposition View: Manchester City
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is expecting a tough test when his side visit St Mary's today. Get his thoughts here.12.48
we need to finish the season strong. we're in a good moment, we need to keep doing the same things and it won't be a problem.DUŠAN tADIĆSouthampton midfielder
Puel looks ahead to City clash
We got the thoughts of Saints boss Claude Puel ahead of today's meeting with Pep Guardiola's Manchester City at St Mary's.12.42
Inside Staplewood: Saints prepare for City
Watch our footage from Staplewood Campus, as Southampton prepared to take on Manchester City in the Premier League today.12.41
It's matchday! 😇
Southampton take on Manchester City in the Premier League at St Mary's, looking for a third win on the bounce for the first time this season.12.39
Saints vs MCI Line Ups
Fraser Forster (GK)
James Ward-ProwseShane Long (60′) Jay Rodriguez (82′)
Steven Davis (C)
Manolo GabbiadiniSofiane Boufal (60′)
Claudio Bravo (GK)
Vincent Kompany (C)
Kevin De Bruyne
Leroy SanéRaheem Sterling (86′)
David SilvaPablo Zabaleta (81′)
Sergio AgüeroKelechi Iheanacho (89′)
Saints vs MCI Match Stats
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