See how Saints’ players were rated in their 6-1 defeat against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium yesterday.

Alex McCarthy 4

Made a couple of good saves to prevent further embarrassment.

Cedric Soares 4

Given a torrid time by Leroy Sane.

Jack Stephens 5

Tried his best against a ruthless City attack.

Wesley Hoedt 4

Scored the own goal to set Pep Guardiola’s side on their way.

Ryan Bertrand 4

He won’t want to come up against Raheem Sterling anytime soon.

James Ward-Prowse 4

Not the game you want to come back into the side for.

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg 5

Kept on battling away in the heart of the pitch.

Daily Echo:


Mario Lemina 4

Overran by City’s midfield.

Nathan Redmond 5

Had a thankless task on the wing.

Shane Long 4

Missed an opportunity in the second-half to get on the scoresheet.

Danny Ings 5

Scored a penalty to end Saints’ run of five top flight games without a goal.

Daily Echo:



M Obafemi (Ward-Prowse 73)

M Elyounoussi (Redmond 73)

S Armstrong (Ings 82)

Read the Daily Echo’s verdict from the match here.