Manchester City 3 - 2 Southampton

Match info: Premier League at Etihad Stadium

Date: 19/08/2012 KO: 16:00 Ref: H Webb Att: 46,190

Home team/scorers Scores Away team/scorers

Man City

Edin Dzeko 72
Carlos Tevez 40
Samir Nasri 80

3
vs
2

Southampton

Rickie Lambert 59
Steven Davis 68

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  • Thanks for following the game with me, Rebecca Stephenson this afternoon.. and thank you for all your input via twitter and e-mail. Feel free to follow me @1rebs and I'll see you for another game very soon

  • Man City come from behind to win 3-2 - sounds familiar! but Southampton can be proud of their performance. they passed it around well, and if they can play like that every week they'll be closer to the top than the bottom in May

    94
  • Nasri looks to have picked up a knock... but in terms of this game it looks over

    93
  • There'll be three minutes of added time. Gary Neville names Samir Nasri as man of the match.. but can Southampton still get something here?

    90
  • Southampton haven't given up yet, still trying to rescue the game,

    88
  • Morgan Schneiderlin is booked

    86
  • Tevez is coming off, to be replaced by Kolarov

    86
  • Billy Sharp is on for Do Prado.. can Nigel Adkins make it 3 scorers out of three subs?

    86
  • Corner for Southampton headed away by Lescott... a cross from Puncheon is headed down by Lambert but it falls to Fonte who skies it over the bar

    83
  • Nasri booked for revealing a t-shirt in the celebration

    80
  • Bad mistake by Danny Fox, who heads the ball straight to the feet of Samir Nasri - Great finish from him.

    80
  • GOAL FOR MANCHESTER CITY

    79
  • so City - 2-1 down against a team in red... Dzeko's equalised...slightly longer to go this time around though

  • City trying to calm things down again - getting some more possession again, slowing it down, trying to restore order...Free kick is from Toure is Parried by Kelvin Davis, but it falls kindly for Southampton and they clear

    74
  • All hell's broken loose!! Southampton attack, two clear chances are blocked by the City defence.... straight up the other end and Balotelli misses from 4 yards out - this could be any score now

    73
  • Shot from Kompany fall to Dzeko who stabs it home

    72
  • EQUALISER FOR CITY

    71
  • Mario Balotellu replaces Silva

    71

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