Despite being nearly perfect through four Premier League matches this campaign, with just one loss in four outings, Manchester City finds itself in fifth place in the standings with nine points, trailing four clubs with three wins and one draw on their resumes and 10 points to their names.
Saturday's match against a struggling Southampton side could help Manchester City move up the standings.
How to watch Manchester City vs. Southampton:
Game Date: Sep. 18, 2021
Game Time: 10 a.m. ET
TV: USA Network
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Manchester City enters the match coming off a 6-3 win against Bundesliga's RB Leipzig in Champions League action. Five different players scored for Manchester City, including Brazilian attacker Gabriel Jesus and English attacking midfielder Jack Grealish.
Manchester City has won its last four matches by a combined 17-3 scoreline. The three goals conceded came against RP Leipzig, meaning the club has shut out its last three Premier League foes.
Southampton FC are coming off three consecutive draws in Premier League action, including one against Manchester United on Aug. 22, as well as an 8-0 victory over EFL League Two side Newport County.
Could the underdogs pull off an unlikely upset in City of Manchester Stadium? Or will Manchester City continue to roll?