Southampton 1-1 Man City Stats and Highlights
A magical equaliser from Dani Osvaldo secured a deserved draw for Southampton as Manchester City’s stuttering away form in the league continued.
Sergio Aguero gave Manchester City the lead, sweeping home a fine Aleksandar Kolarov cross from six yards.
Aguero then missed an easy chance to double the lead and paid the price as Osvaldo beautifully floated in a shot into the far top corner to level.
Osvaldo missed two great chances after the break in a half Saints dominated.
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0-1 Aguero 10′
1-1 Osvaldo 42′
Venue: St Mary’s Stadium
Date: Saturday, 7 December, 2013
Kick ofF: 15:00 GMT
Southampton’s 3-1 victory over Manchester City in the corresponding fixture last season was Mauricio Pochettino’s first win in charge.
There were nine goals in the two meetings between these sides last season: Saints won 3-1 at home but lost 3-2 in Manchester on the opening day of the season, despite having led 2-1.
Southampton are on a run of three consecutive defeats, their worst run under Mauricio Pochettino.
Saints’ defeat to Aston Villa on Wednesday was their first at home this season.
They have now conceded eight goals in three games, having previously let in just five goals in their opening 11 league fixtures. However, only Arsenal (10) have conceded fewer in this season’s Premier League.
City are on a run of three consecutive victories, their best run under Manuel Pellegrini.
They are the Premier League’s top scorers, with 40 goals in 14 games. They have scored 10 more goals than any other side. However, only 11 of those 40 have come away from home.
Pellegrini’s side have won just two matches away from home in this season’s Premier League (W2, D1, L4).
Sergio Aguero has scored 16 goals in his last 14 appearances for City in all competitions. He’s scored 10 goals in his last nine league games.