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Aguero and Walker seal late victory for Manchester City

Aguero and Walker seal late victory for Manchester City
Soccer Football - Premier League - Manchester City v Southampton - Etihad Stadium, Manchester, Britain - November 2, 2019 Manchester City's Sergio Aguero scores their first goal Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff -
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JASON CAIRNDUFF(Reuters)
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(Reuters) – Manchester City survived a scare at home to Southampton as late goals from Sergio Aguero and Kyle Walker earned them a 2-1 victory in the Premier League on Saturday.

Southampton, thrashed 9-0 by Leicester City last week and beaten 3-1 by City in the League Cup in midweek, took a shock lead when James Ward-Prowse scored in the 13th minute.

City spent the rest of the game battering at Southampton’s defence to little effect but finally equalised in the 70th minute when Aguero turned in Walker’s cross.

Southampton dug deep trying to hang on for an unlikely point but were breached again when Walker slid the ball home in the 87th minute.

(Reporting by Martyn Herman; editing by Clare Fallon)

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