- The last goalless draw between these sides were in 2004-2005 season.
- The Saints have made 28 substitution so far this season, the fewest in the Premier League.
- The Citizens have hit goal post 11 times this season, more than any other team.
- City striker Sergio Aguero has netted 14 goals in his last 12 appearances in all campaigns.
Southampton will host Manchester City today in an early Premier League game.
Kick-off: 13:30 GMT
Venue: St Mary's Stadium
Referee: Mike Jones
A win for the away side will take them to the second spot which is currently occupied by the Saints. While a win for the home side will keep their place.
Southampton midfielder Steven Davis is doubtful with his hamstring injury. Manager Ronald Koeman will reveal soon whether he is back or not.
Sam Gallagher and James Ward-Prowse are out with knee and foot injuries, respectively. While Englishman Jay Rodriguez is recovering from his ligament injury.
Meanwhile for the away side, David Silva, Aleksandar Kolarov and Edin Dzeko all remain on the sideleines with injuries. But City will welcome back Fernandinho and Yaya Toure who both missed the victory over Bayern Munich in the midweek due to suspensions.
Head to Head:
In total 75 matches have been played between these two sides. Southampton have won 27, City with 25 and 23 draws.
In the last six meetings, Southampton have won only one game.
Southampton 1 – 1 Manchester City, a tough game to watch.