English Premiership

Puel confident ahead of Manchester City clash

2017-04-11 15:47
Claude Puel (Getty Images)

Cape Town - Southampton manager Claude Puel is confident of his team's chances of pulling off a positive result against Manchester City on Saturday.

The Saints have enjoyed a successful spell in the Premier League over the past few weeks, winning four of their last six games, and losing only once.

Puel's charges beat Crystal Palace and West Brom in their last two games, while Manchester City have only won one of their last five games, a 3-1 victory over Hull City at the weekend.

"We know the next game against Manchester City is a strong challenge, a great team, but it's better to play against Manchester City after two wins, as it gives us confidence," Puel told reporters, according to the official Manchester City website.

"We play at home and, with the support of the fans, we can do fantastic work against them."

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Saturday, 18 January 2020
Watford v Tottenham Hotspur, Vicarage Road 14:30
Norwich City v AFC Bournemouth, Carrow Road 17:00
Arsenal v Sheffield United, Emirates Stadium 17:00
Manchester City v Crystal Palace, Etihad Stadium 17:00
West Ham United v Everton, London Stadium 17:00
Southampton v Wolverhampton Wanderers, St. Mary's Stadium 17:00
Brighton & Hove Albion v Aston Villa, The American Express Community Stadium 17:00
Newcastle United v Chelsea, St. James' Park 19:30
Sunday, 19 January 2020
Burnley v Leicester City, Turf Moor 16:00
Liverpool v Manchester United, Anfield 18:30
Tuesday, 21 January 2020
Sheffield United v Manchester City, Bramall Lane 21:30
Everton v Newcastle United, Goodison Park 21:30
Crystal Palace v Southampton, Selhurst Park 21:30
Aston Villa v Watford, Villa Park 21:30
AFC Bournemouth v Brighton & Hove Albion, Vitality Stadium 21:30
Chelsea v Arsenal, Stamford Bridge 22:15
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