Manchester City vs. Southampton – Football Match Report – September 18, 2021

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Manchester City were being held to a frustrating – attract by Southampton in the Leading League on Saturday, in spite of getting handed a reprieve by the VAR that led to Kyle Walker’s pink card remaining overturned.

Soon after an uneventful very first 50 percent in which City have been perfectly below par, Southampton thought they had been handed a golden prospect to edge in entrance early in the 2nd period of time as they were being awarded a penalty for a foul on Adam Armstrong.

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To make matters even worse for City, Walker was despatched off for the foul, only for referee Jon Moss, next a VAR intervention, to overturn both of those the red card and the awarding of the location kick.

Jon Moss reverses his penalty decision just after traveling to the review keep an eye on. Martin Rickett/PA Visuals by using Getty Visuals

Kevin De Bruyne and Phil Foden ended up each summoned from the bench as Metropolis pressed for a winner, which they imagined they experienced grabbed at the death by means of Raheem Sterling, but his exertion was ruled out for offside.

The final result suggests City slide a few points driving leaders Liverpool in 2nd position, ahead of 3rd-put Manchester United, who are in action at West Ham United on Sunday, on intention difference.

Southampton’s fourth attract from five league matches this season keeps them 15th.