The Premier League rolls on!
A match filled with plenty of story lines as both teams battle a packed schedule and quality opponents. There is plenty to discuss.
Venue: Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England
Time and Date: Saturday, 18 September, 2021 kick off at 15.00 pm (BST, UK), 10.00 am (EST, USA)
Referee: Jonathan Moss
Assistants: Marc Perry, Timothy Wood
Fourth official: Peter Bankes
VAR: Martin Atkinson
Assistant VAR: Richard West
TV Info: BBC Sport (UK), NBCSN/Peacock (USA), DAZN (Canada)
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Man City are hitting on all cylinders as City have won the last four in all competitions, scoring 17 times in the process.
That record is particularly impressive at the Etihad Stadium, where Pep Guardiola’s men have won each both league matches against Norwich and Arsenal 5-0, before scoring six against RB Leipzig on Wednesday evening. A fine start
The Saints are currently in 14th in the Premier League with three points from their four matches so far.
Which team will come out in front?
Pep Guardiola’s side have Aymeric Laporte and John Stones as doubtful. Zach Steffen remains sidelined with COVID. Ben Mendy remains suspended.
The Saints have Theo Walcott, Stuart Armstrong and William Smallbone out with injury.
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