English Premier League

Manchester City 2-1 Southampton

Manchester City kept pace with leaders Liverpool as Kyle Walker’s 86th-minute winner saw them beat a gutsy Southampton at Etihad Stadium.

The Saints, who were beaten 9-0 by Leicester in their last Premier League outing, took a shock lead through James Ward-Prowse in the first half.

But after applying heavy pressure throughout Sergio Aguero finally scored his side’s equaliser, finishing Walker’s low cross.

Walker then fired home Angelino’s cross as the game drew to a close to clinch a priceless three points for Pep Guardiola’s side.

In other news – Bournemouth 1 – 0 Manchester United

Joshua King’s goal on the stroke of half-time gave Bournemouth their first win since September and brought Manchester United’s three-match winning run to a halt.

United made a positive start after going four unbeaten but their new-found belief seemed to evaporate in driving rain and swirling wind on the south coast.

Bournemouth 1 - 0 Manchester United

The hosts gradually got a foothold in the game and King struck moments before the break to claim Bournemouth’s first goal in nearly six hours. read more

Source – BBC

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