"In the last few weeks these numbers have helped us keep focus". Meanwhile Brighton were at around the same mark until January, when they broke their transfer record for Jürgen Locadia, though the Dutch forward has started just two games.
Swansea have been far too defensive under Carvalhal, who is unlikely to survive the summer even if his side pull off a miracle this weekend, but surely he will set his team free to attack from kick-off.
Saints are in their best form all season after picking up eight points from their last four games in the league, scoring four goals and keeping two clean sheets in the process. Everybody goes, except two or three, to the World Cup and we wish them all the best, that they enjoy that wonderful tournament.
'This season they were a big contender and they will be again next season.
The prize money on offer bolsters the already healthy financial position of Premier League clubs, with the contrast to clubs in Scotland evident as champions Celtic will collect just £3.18m in prize money for their title success this season.
Earlier this season, the league champions registered a 2-1 win in the reverse fixture at the Etihad. "Southampton obviously deserve to be in the Premier League".More news: USNORTHCOM: Russian Bombers Intercepted By US F-22 Fighters Near Alaska
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Manchester City have scored at least 3 goals in their last 3 away matches in the Premier League.
Sergio Aguero is the only injury concern for the visitors.
Southampton stays up with a win or draw, while they can also lose and likely still survive. But the Portuguese, who steered Swansea to 13th place with five wins in his first nine league games before the team went into free fall, has been loath to criticise Swansea's results under his predecessor Paul Clement. Gabriel Jesus is available at 21/20 odds at the same bookmaker.
However, there isn't really a much more challenging outfit that we could be facing on Sunday as the champions come to town.