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MAN CITY vs SOU: Team news, prediction, Possible XI & H2H

News By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 28/10/2019

Manchester City will start the defence of the Carabao Cup as they entertain Southampton on Tuesday at the Etihad Stadium.

TEAM NEWS:

MANCHESTER CITY:

The Champions are not enjoying the best moment at this point of the season, they have been seriously affected with injuries and that has made manager Pep Guardiola to force some of his players to play out of position.

The likes of Leroy Sane and America Laporte are completely out this year due to ligament issue and Fernandinho is suspended for the clash against Southampton after the midfielder was sent off against Aston Villa in the Premier League.

SOUTHAMPTON:

Ralph Hasenhüttl has a full squad to select from aside Ryan Bertrand who is serving a suspension for his red card against Leicester City in the Premier League.

HEAD TO HEAD:

The head to head comparison is in favor of Manchester City having won 27 game, draw 18 and loss 22 in the 67 games played against the Saints.

RECENT FORM:

MANCHESTER CITY:

Manchester City is in good form at the moment having won five of their last six games in all competitions and they are second in the Premier League table.    

SOUTHHAMPTON:

The Saints suffered their worst defeat in the last five seasons, they suffered a ruthless defeat against Leicester City, with a scoreline of 9-0.

Southampton has not been in their best form of late, they have suffered four defeats, one draw and one win in their last six games.

PROBABLE LINE-UPS:

MANCHESTER CITY:

Bravo; Walker, Garcia, Otamendi, Angelino; Gundogan, Foden; Mahrez, Bernabe, Sterling; Aguero

SOUTHAMPTON:

McCarthy; Stephens, Yoshida, Vestergaard; Valery, Romeu, Hojbjerg, Armstrong, Danso; Adams, Long

PREDICTION:

Manchester City 4-1 Southampton
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