Gifs: Man City keep up the pressure on Liverpool as they sweep Southampton aside 8 years ago

Gifs: Man City keep up the pressure on Liverpool as they sweep Southampton aside

Two goals late in the first half have put Manchester City 3-1 ahead against Southampton at the Etihad Stadium.

A Yaya Touré penalty gave City an early lead before Jay Rodriguez was forced off with a serious looking knee injury.

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Rickie Lambert's penalty made it 1-1, before two quickfire strikes from Samir Nasri - following a flowing move involving an offside David Silva - and Edin Dzeko put City in a clear lead.

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Substitute Stevan Jovetic went on to seal the victory with City's fourth late in the second half.

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