|Manchester City 5 v 2 Southampton|
Barclays Premier League
Wednesday, 10th March 2021 Kick-off 18:00
Southampton At Manchester City Line Ups Announced
Wednesday, 10th Mar 2021 17:02
Saints take on Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium, looking to try and get a result, but perhaps more importantly trying to come through the game with the squad not picking up any more injuries.
Multiple changes for Saints as they take on City with Ralph Hasenhuttl clearly trying to protect his squad ahead of the game against Brighton on Saturday.
Biggest surprise is the return of Alex McCarthy, although Hasenhuttl had hinted at this in the pre match built up, presumably to protect the confidence of Fraser Forster
Subs: Forster, Walker-Peters, Ramsay, Diallo, Watts, Ferry, Minamino, Tella, Nlundulu.
Starting XI: Ederson, Walker, Dias, Laporte, Zinchenko, Fernandinho, Mahrez, Gündogan, De Bruyne, Bernardo, Foden.
Subs: Steffen, Stones, Cancelo, Mendy, Rodri, Torres, Sterling, Jesus, Agüero.
Photo: Action Images
Please report offensive, libellous or inappropriate posts by using the links provided.
You need to login in order to post your comments
Blogs 31 bloggers
Letters from Wiltshire #42 by wessex_exile
Well, these sure are strange times at Colchester United, particularly for a club (nor a Chairman) not usually associated with the ‘managerial revolving door’ approach. With results not matching expectations or even minimum requirements, and a brief spell after being appointed Interim Head Coach, Wayne Brown has been released to return to the Jammers, for whenever their pandemic-interrupted football restarts. In comes not one, or two, but three new ‘appointments’. Hayden Mullins steps up as Head Coach to the end of the season, Joe Dunne apparently comes back to the U’s in a sort of unofficial coaching/ team-spirit sort of role, and exceptionally experienced lower-league former Exeter City manager Paul Tisdale arrives to provide Hayden with advice and support – crikey!
Letters from Wiltshire #41 by wessex_exile
This afternoon the U’s take on Bradford City in a bid to gather sufficient points to stay clear of the bottom two. It’ll be a tough gig though, even if (as I suspect) Bradford City have left it a bit too late to challenge the play-off spots. They were on a decent run of form, that is until defeats at Newport, Carlisle, Scunthorpe and a goalless draw at home to Oldham put paid to any lingering promotion hopes. For us, it’s simple, to stay out of the bottom two, for all intents and purposes we only need to gain half (or more) of the points that Grimsby or Southend do. Sounds easy, just wish I felt more confident we will…
Letters from Wiltshire #40 by wessex_exile
Today we learned the sad news that Peter Lorimer has passed away, aged 74, after a long-term illness. Love or loathe Revie’s Leeds, no one can deny that “Hotshot Lorimer” was a truly magnificent footballer, and his passing is a sad day for the global football family.
Letters from Wiltshire #10 - the missing edition by wessex_exile
As I rather expected, work has been somewhat manic in recent days, so I'm not going to have time for a blog ahead of the match tonight, so soz about that.
Letters from Wiltshire #39 by wessex_exile
Editorials are tricky these days without being too downcast, but let’s be honest, there’s not much good news around the club and fanbase at the moment. On a personal positive note, I have my first vaccine jab booked for next weekend, which is a blessed relief. Seemingly being one of the young’uns on the U’sual, I hope many of you have already trod that path, and those yet to won’t be too far behind. It’s a cliché of course, but there really are more important things than football at present. Stay safe and get vaccinated folks, let’s make sure we all get through this together and come out the other side, wherever the U’s will be at that point…
[ Vote here ]