Manchester City will play at home against Southampton in the fifth round of the English Championship. The match will take place on September 18.
Manchester City smashed Leipzig in the first round of the Champions League in the middle of the week. A bright victory with a score of 6: 3, but it seems that Pep Guardiola was still dissatisfied with something.
Immediately after the match, the coach is very emotionally said something to Jack Grilishu and Riyad Mahrez . The guys were excellent at tormenting the opponent’s defense, but at the same time they did not work very hard in defense, and in Guardiola’s system this is one of the mandatory points.
But there is no doubt that Man City is on the move. The Citizens won four previous matches withtotal score 17: 3… As they say, no comment.
In the Premier League, the reigning champion started with a defeat against Tottenham, but then there were three confident victories. In the previous round, Man City beat Leicester away.
Meanwhile, Southampton have yet to win the Premier League this season. After four rounds, the “saints” are in 14th place.
At the same time, at the moment, “Southampton” has a series of three matches without defeat. In the first round, Ralph Hasenüttl’s team lost to Everton, after which they drew three times.
Southampton take points from Manchester Unitedand painted worlds with Newcastle and West Ham. These results are also encouraging.
Forecast and rate
You can bet at Manchester City in this match at 1.18 , 1xbet mobile app download are offering a draw at 9.20 , and Southampton’s victory at 20.50.
Southampton played excellently against Manchester United (1: 1) – an absolutely logical result. But meeting with another Manchester is a completely different story.
The guests’ only chance is that the opponents after the Champions League match may not be so cheerful.
Bet – Manchester City wins + both teams to score in 2.83.
You can also consider betting on a Southampton goal at 2.08 . Leipzig showed that City also have problems on the defensive.