Southampton v Manchester City, 19 December 2020

Score1-0 to Manchester City
RefereeMike Dean
CompetitionPremier League
VenueSt Mary's Stadium
Attendance2,000
Kick-off: 3.00pm Attendance limited due to COVID-19 restrictions. Premier League Head to Head Played: 33 Southampton won: 7 Drawn: 7 Manchester City won: 19 Southampton scored: 34 Manchester City scored: 57 Southampton failed in their attempt to win consecutive games against Manchester City for the first time since May 2003.

0 Southampton

Manager: Ralph Hasenhüttl

1 Manchester City

Manager: Pep Guardiola

Goals:

Goals:

Raheem Sterling 16 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Alex McCarthy
Defender Jan Bednarek
Defender/Midfielder Ryan Bertrand
Midfielder Moussa Djenepo
Midfielder James Ward-Prowse
Midfielder/Forward Che Adams
Midfielder/Forward Oriol Romeu
Midfielder/Forward Theo Walcott
Forward Danny Ings

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Ederson
Defender João Cancelo
Defender Rúben Dias
Defender John Stones
Defender Kyle Walker
Midfielder İlkay Gündogan
Midfielder Rodri
Midfielder/Forward Bernardo Silva
Midfielder/Forward Kevin De Bruyne
Midfielder/Forward Ferran Torres
Midfielder/Forward Raheem Sterling

Substitutions:

Nathan Tella for Danny Ings 41
Nathan Redmond for Moussa Djenepo 59
Dan N'Lundulu for Che Adams 82

Substitutions:

Riyad Mahrez for Ferran Torres 72

Cards:

Oriol Romeu 38 Y
James Ward-Prowse 42 Y

Cards:

Kevin De Bruyne 25 Y
Ederson 81 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Fraser Forster
Defender Mohammed Salisu
Defender Jack Stephens
Midfielder Stuart Armstrong
Midfielder Ibrahima Diallo
Midfielder Nathan Tella
Midfielder/Forward Nathan Redmond
Forward Shane Long
Forward Dan N'Lundulu

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Scott Carson
Defender Nathan Aké
Defender Benjamin Mendy
Defender/Midfielder Fernandinho
Defender/Midfielder Olexsandr Zinchenko
Midfielder Phil Foden
Midfielder Felix Nmecha
Midfielder/Forward Riyad Mahrez
Forward Sergio Agüero

Comments:

League position: 5th Southampton had now lost one of their last 12 games in the Premier League (won seven). The Saints failed to score for the first time in their last 13 games in the Premier League. They had scored two or more goals in each of their six previous home games so far in this Premier League season.

Comments:

League position: 6th Of the teams in the Premier League throughout 2020, Manchester City had now conceded the fewest goals (24). City avoided drawing three consecutive games in the Premier League for the first time since April 2017. They had now won their last 12 away games in the Premier League that had kicked off at 3.00pm on a Saturday.