Manchester City’s possible lineup:
Kyle Walker (right-back)
Ruben Dias (center-back)
John Stones (center-back)
Oleksandr Zinchenko (left-back)
Fernandinho (defensive midfielder)
Kevin De Bruyne (central midfielder)
Ilkay Gundogan (central midfielder)
Riyad Mahrez (right winger)
Phil Foden (left winger)
Gabriel Jesus (striker)
Southampton FC possible lineup:
- Alex McCarthy (goalkeeper)
- Kyle Walker-Peters (right-back)
- Jan Bednarek (center-back)
- Jannik Vestergaard (center-back)
- Ryan Bertrand (left-back)
- James Ward-Prowse (central midfielder)
- Oriol Romeu (central midfielder)
- Stuart Armstrong (right winger)
- Moussa Djenepo (left winger)
- Nathan Redmond (attacking midfielder)
- Danny Ings (striker)
Manchester City is expected to line up in a 4-3-3 formation with Ederson as the goalkeeper. Kyle Walker is likely to start as the right-back, with Ruben Dias and John Stones forming the center-back partnership. Oleksandr Zinchenko could start as the left-back.
In midfield, Fernandinho could start as the holding midfielder, with Kevin De Bruyne and Ilkay Gundogan playing in more advanced central midfield roles. Riyad Mahrez is expected to start as the right-winger, with Phil Foden playing on the left flank. Gabriel Jesus could lead the line as the striker.
Southampton FC is expected to line up in a 4-4-1-1 formation with Alex McCarthy as the goalkeeper. Kyle Walker-Peters is expected to start as the right-back, with Jan Bednarek and Jannik Vestergaard forming the center-back partnership. Ryan Bertrand is likely to start as the left-back.
In midfield, James Ward-Prowse could start as the central midfielder, with Oriol Romeu playing alongside him in a more defensive role. Stuart Armstrong is expected to start as the right winger, with Moussa Djenepo playing on the left flank. Nathan Redmond could play as the attacking midfielder, just behind the striker, Danny Ings.