City’s 12-game winning streak is at an end after Southampton came back from a goal down to defeat the Blues at the Etihad Stadium.
Marcos Lopes had given City the lead from the penalty spot after half an hour, but goals in the in the dying stage of both halves wrestled the game away and gave the visitors the three points, meaning it was unlucky no.13 for the Elite Development Squad.
Continuity had been key to the winning run Patrick Vieira’s side were on going into this Monday night clash under the Etihad Stadium lights.
Without an under-21 game since the dramatic comeback triumph over Newcastle in the cup on 21 February, the Frenchman showed no willingness to deviate from this winning formula, making just one enforced change to his line-up.Read full match report
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