Southampton vs Man City: Team news & Predictions

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 11/05/2018

Southampton will host Manchester United in their last Premier League match of the season at St- Mary Stadium on Sunday, here are the details you need to know before the game as the Saints battles to remain in the Premier League this season.

TEAM NEWS

SOUTHAMPTON:

Mark Hughes will be without Jan Bednarek after the centre-back suffered a head injury against Swansea.

Sofiane Boufal and Steven Davis are also doubtful for the match against the Cityzens at the St Mary Park.

MANCHESTER CITY:

Sergio Aguero will not feature for the Premier League Champions against Southampton and he is the only player in the team who is out of this game.

HEAD TO HEAD:

Southampton and Manchester City have clashed on 64 occasions, the Saints has won on 22 occasions and Manchester City has won 24 clashes against Southampton with 18 of those matches ending in a draw.

RECENT FORM

SOUTHAMPTON:

Southampton has discovered their form lately after the recorded two wins, two draws, and one defeat in their last five Premier League games.

They are on the 17th position on the Premier League standing and they are above the relegation zone with three points above Swansea City.

A draw against City will further guarantee their place in the Premier League but a defeat with high goal margin might threaten their stay in the Premier League.

MANCHESTER CITY:

Manchester City is the best team in England at the moment and they are in the best form for now  with Pep Guardiola aiming to break the Premier League record of most points earned in a season despite winning the title, Guardiola will want to reach the 100 points record when they take on Southampton on Sunday

PREDICTIONS:

Southampton 1-3 Manchester City

PROBABLE LINEUPS

SOUTHAMPTON:

McCarthy, Yoshida, Stephens, Hoedt, Cedric, Romeu, Hojbjerg, Bertrand, Tadic, Redmond, Austin

MANCHESTER CITY:

Bravo, Danilo, Kompany, Laporte, Zinchenko, Fernandinho, Gundogan, Nmecha, Foden, Diaz, Jesus

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