The 2011 Premier League champion Manchester City will start their season in defending their title against vs Southampton in today Sunday Kick off 16:00 BST at Etihad Stadium. Check this page for Manchester City vs Southampton Live Score Updates and highlights
Manchester City managerstill assess day to day on the midfielders hamstring problems but could make his City debut today. Goalkeeper has back problems after missing 3-2 victory over Chelsea. Defender with ankle injury and midfielder with abdominal problem are definitely ruled out.
Southampton is doubtful to start former Chelsea midfielder Jack Cork with his ankle injury in pre-season. Nathaniel Clyne,and Jay Rodriguez are all expected to debut today.
Man City are still team to beat into this game with their lineup almost intact from the 2011 EPL champion roster. Check this page for Manchester City vs Southampton Live Score Updates and highlights.
Starting lineup Man City: Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany, Lescott, Clichy, Yaya Toure, Rodwell, Silva, Tevez, Nasri, Aguero
Southampton: K.Davis, Clyne, Fonte, Hooiveld, Fox, Ward-Prowse, Schneiderlin, Lallana, Puncheon, Guly, Rodriguez
At 40 'GOAL, Nasri ball finds Tevez for a clinical finish inside the near post Man City 1 - 0 Southhampton
At 59'GOAL, Lambert equalises with a loose ball on the edge of the box as he curl it past Hart! Man City 1 - 1 Southhampton
At 68'GOAL, strike from left of blocked but bounce to Steven Davisn who lashes it past Hart Man City 1 - 2 Southhampton
72'GOAL, Kompany shot at the corner finds Toure but Dzeko finish it at the far post Man City 2 - 2 Southhampton
At 80'goal, Clichy's cross headed back across goal by Danny Fox finds the ball to Nasri for the City in the lead! Man City 3 - 2 Southhampton --- City wins