Manchester City vs Southampton: Premier League preview and confirmed line-ups

first_img Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury 3 Confirmed line-upsManchester City: Ederson, Walker, Stones, Laporte, Mendy, Fernandinho, Silva (C), Sane, Sterling, Bernardo, AgueroSouthampton: McCarthy, Soares, Stephens, Hoedt, Bertrand, Redmond, Ward-Prowse, Lemina, Hojbjerg, Long, Ings REVEALED Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? 3 Mark Hughes (Southampton): “There are always elements of any team that you can look to exploit, no matter how good they are.“They get into winning positions very quickly which we can’t let happen.” Guardiola’s men have made a strong start in their bid for a second straight title Defeat could see Southampton in the bottom three depending on other results, however, the south coast side have kept clean sheets in their last two games so could prove a tough nut to crack.And City will have to make do without Kevin De Bruyne for up to six weeks, after he sustained ligament damage during their Carabao Cup win over Fulham on Thursday.What the managers are sayingPep Guardiola (Manchester City): “This kind of injury [to De Bruyne] is unlucky. He’s so strong and he’s recovered so well. It was more dangerous than this one.“We are a stronger team with Kevin than without him, but we have to live without him.” REVEALED Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January 3 Manchester City will be hoping to return to the top of the Premier League table when they take on Southampton at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday, kick-off 3pm.Pep Guardiola’s men are behind Liverpool by one point and come up against a Saints side who have failed to score in their last five league games. De Bruyne has been dogged by injury this season gameday cracker Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won shining Latest Premier League News deals Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City Saints can’t buy a goal at the moment tense Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card no dice huge blow last_img

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