Southampton vs ManCity Preview – Premier League 2017/18


Jason Blick is one of Fluentsport's Premier League experts covering most of the upcoming fixtures in the year.
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Southampton face ManCity in this Premier League 2017/18 clash.

When is the match, and kick off time?

The match is on Sunday 13th May 2018, and kicks off at 3:00pm UK time.

Tactics

It would be wise for ManCity to play intricately and avoid taking too many shooting chances at range, as Southampton have an excellent record of defending those chances. If ManCity continue their solid defensive performance, they should be able to stop a lot of chances as they develop for their opponents. ManCity may try to create their chances at close range, as Southampton have shown great skill at stopping chances long range chances. Southampton will need to be defensively alert, as ManCity will continue their tactical usage of attacking through balls. ManCity will need to be creative when attacking, as Southampton have shown great instinct at defending counter attacks.

Southampton Vs ManCity Prediction

ManCity are the better of the two teams, and will be looking to dominate the game. This should result in a win for ManCity. Southampton will be looking to cause an upset for their opposition in front of a home crowd, but they have a mountain to climb to do so. A bet of £10 would return £97.50 for a home win, £51.67 for a draw, and £14.48 for an away win.

This match is set to be a goal-fest and will be very entertaining to watch. Our prediction for this match is: Southampton 0-3 ManCity.

Squads

Southampton ManCity
Forwards Guido Carrillo, Nathan Redmond, Dusan Tadic, Manolo Gabbiadini, Charlie Austin, Shane Long, Josh Sims. Raheem Sterling, Leroy Sané, Sergio Agüero, Gabriel Jesus, Bernardo Silva.
Midfielders / Wingers James Ward-Prowse, Mario Lemina, Sofiane Boufal, Oriol Romeu, Pierre-Emile Höjbjerg, Steven Davis, Sam McQueen. Kevin De Bruyne, Ilkay Gündogan, David Silva, Fernandinho, Fabian Delph, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Phil Foden, Yaya Touré, Brahim Díaz.
Defenders Ryan Bertrand, Wesley Hoedt, Cédric Soares, Jack Stephens, Maya Yoshida, Jan Bednarek, Jérémy Pied. John Stones, Aymeric Laporte, Kyle Walker, Benjamin Mendy, Nicolás Otamendi, Danilo, Vincent Kompany.
Goalkeepers Fraser Forster, Alex McCarthy, Stuart Taylor. Ederson, Claudio Bravo.

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