Manchester City easily beat Southampton (4-0) on Saturday, a success that allowed Sky Blues to temporarily advance in the Premier League, awaiting Arsenal’s result on Sunday. Chelsea, Leicester and Bournemouth also won.
Matches pass and look the same for Manchester City. Saturday, at the Etihad, against Southampton (4-0) as part of the tenth day of the English Premier League, Sky Blues scored a 21 unbeaten Premier League encounter and sixth success in a row (all competitions combined). Again in a fairly easy way, as five of those six wins have been won by at least three goals.
Today’s rally against the Saints allows City to temporarily take the lead in the Premier League, awaiting Arsenal’s result against Liverpool on Sunday (5:30pm). In Pep Guardiola’s squad, Joao Cancelo was the standout player on Saturday. It was he who opened the scoring with a nice shot from the left (1-0, 20), after a superb hook by James Ward-Prowse. Then the Portuguese side turned Rodri, the decisive pass into the superb goal that was signed by Riyad Mahrez with a shot from the left (3-0, 49th place), before making, from a perfect center back, Erling Haaland his inevitable contribution to the scoreboard (4-0). , 65).
Meanwhile, Phil Foden also scored, thanks to a hidden diving ball, benefiting from a bright opener from Kevin De Bruyne (2-0, 32). Like many other teams that have moved to the Etihad this season, Southampton have been content to suffer from the offensive waves of the Nationals, failing to frame the slightest shot.
Chelsea climbed to the top four
Meanwhile, Chelsea beat Wolverhampton on Saturday at Stamford Bridge (3-0) thanks to goals from Kai Havertz (45 + third), Christian Pulisic (54) and Armando Bruga (89). This result allows the Blues to temporarily occupy fourth place in the English Championship, and bypass Brighton, who will host Tottenham on Saturday (6:30 pm).
Finally, Bournemouth and Newcastle also won at home, against Leicester (2-1) and Brentford (5-1). Note that this last match was a return to the competition for Frenchman Alain Saint-Maximin, who entered the match in the 78th minute instead of Bruno Guimarães, the owner of the double (21, 56). The Frenchman has not played since August 28.