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CITY FAVOURITES FOR SAINTS CLASH

Manchester City are the overwhelming favourites to secure a win in their rescheduled league game with Southampton. The Citizens play hosts to the team from the South Coast hoping to bounce back from the disappoint defeat in the derby. A lot of good things were expected from Manchester City when they took on Manchester United in the Manchester Derby at the weekend only for their fans to be disappointed at the tame performance from manager Pep Guardiola and his players. Manchester City were on a sensational run of 21 straight wins and were heavy favourites to make it 22 victories on the bounce at the expense of Manchester United according to the soccer betting sites around the world. Football fans who followed the soccer betting sites were left disappointed after Manchester City were beaten 2-0 at home by the Red Devils thus making the Citizens taste defeat for the first time in 28 games in all competitions.

Bruno Fernandes was the recipient of the first Manchester United goal during the derby at the weekend after the Portuguese international playmaker converted from the penalty spot. EdersonMoraes almost saved his penalty in the Manchester City goal but his shot was too powerful for him. Manchester United scored the penalty inside two minutes after City striker Gabriel Jesus had brought down Manchester United forward Anthony Martial in the box. Manchester City huffed and puffed in the bid to get back into the game but they were far away from their usual best. Manchester United would go on to punish them at the start of the second half through Luke Shaw off the assist from Anthony Martial. Manchester United were resolute in defence for the rest of the game as they secured a 2-0 win over the Citizens away from home.

Ahead of the home clash with Southampton on Wednesday night, Manchester City are once again super favourites to win according to various soccer betting sites. As expected, a lot of football fans will follow the soccer betting sites to predict a Manchester City win.