Laporte rescues Man City in Southampton draw

Laporte rescues Man City in Southampton draw

22/1/2022 10:49:00 PM

Laporte rescues Man City in Southampton draw

SOUTHAMPTON: Manchester City\u0027s 12-game winning run in the Premier League came to an end as Aymeric Laporte rescued a 1-1 draw against Southampton on Saturday (Jan 22). City were rocked by Kyle Walker-Peters\u0027 first ever top-flight goal in the opening minutes at St Mary\u0027s. After a poor first half b

City defender Laporte headed the equaliser, but the runaway leaders could not extend their winning streak in a one-sided finale that saw the visitors lay seige to the Southampton goal.They remain firmly in pole position for a fourth title in five seasons, but their draw on the south coast will give a glimmer of hope to Liverpool and third-placed Chelsea.

Walker-Peters cut inside and, with City backing off, the right-back had space to shoot into the far corner with the outside of his foot.Frustrated by Southampton's high-energy display, City were struggling to find their usual rhythm.Sterling should have brought City level moments later, but the forward fluffed his lines from Phil Foden's pass, allowing Fraser Forster to save his under-hit close-range effort.

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