Date: 16th April 2017 at 9:28am
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Sitting ninth in the Premier League mid-April is hardly a bad season for Southampton and with a Wembley final also under their belt during the campaign, Claude Puel’s team have a lot to be proud of, although Saturday’s 3-0 home loss to Manchester City isn’t one of them.

The visitors took control of the game in a second half 25 minute blitz which saw them score three in succession as Pep Guardiola’s men ended Saints hopes of three successive wins under Puel for the first time.

Some fans were left unimpressed by Fraser Forster’s weak save during Vincent Kompany’s opener but as Leroy Sane and Sergio Aguero added more it became academic.

Much of the talk after the match centred on whether Puel was right in bringing the prolific Manolo Gabbiadini off on the hour mark, a decision which appeared to produce boos among some of the St Mary’s crowd.

Here’s how fans on social media reacted to their striker being subbed:

 
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