Category: Southampton

Southampton 4-2 Manchester City

Sadio Mane scored a superb hat-trick as vibrant Southampton beat a much-changed Manchester City side 4-2 at St Mary’s. Manuel Pellegrini made eight alterations to his starting line-up, with one eye on the midweek Champions League semi-final second leg encounter at Real Madrid, but the move backfired as sluggish City were second best throughout the

Mane – Saints will benefit from rest

Sadio Mane believes Southampton will benefit from the extra rest ahead of their clash with Manchester City on Sunday. The Saints have not been in action since they won 4-2 away at Aston Villa on April 23, while City have been involved in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final tie with Real Madrid.

Southampton v Manchester City

Sadio Mane and Fabian Delph jostle for the ball in the reverse fixture, won 3-1 by Manchster City TEAM NEWS Southampton striker Graziano Pelle could return after sitting out last weekend’s win at Aston Villa. Charlie Austin has returned to training following a hamstring injury and may be included on the bench. Manchester City playmaker

Koeman coy over Saints future

Ronald Koeman insists he is in no rush to sign a new Southampton contract but remains adamant he will be at St Mary’s next season. Southampton boss Koeman has been linked with a move to Everton and also been touted as Arsenal’s preferred long-term successor to Arsene Wenger. Koeman’s current St Mary’s contract expires next