TEAMtalk’s Sunday matchday live – as it happened

Date published: Sunday 8th May 2016 12:28

Manuel Pellegrini: Fans pay tribute to Chilean

Our matchday live experience brought you all the team news, goal updates and matchday photos as Tottenham faced Southampton, Liverpool played Watford and Man City hosted Arsenal in the Premier League.

It finishes 2-2 at the Etihad, meaning maximum points in Man Utd’s remaining games will see them pip Man City to fourth:

Full-time at Anfield:

Meanwhile, at Anfield, Roberto Firimno has put Liverpool 2-0 up against Watford.

Really good goal, his 13th of the season, from Alexis Sanchez, makes it 2-2.

A wonderful individual goal from record signing Kevin De Bruyne has put the hosts 2-1 ahead against Arsenal:

Half-time in both game. Man City 1 Arsenal 1; Liverpool 1 Watford 0.

Joe Allen (who else?!!!) pops up to make it 1-0 to Liverpool.

Action shot from Anfield. 0-0 so far….

Mixed fortunes for England and Arsenal duo Danny Welbeck, who has gone off with a banged knee, with Jack Wilshere coming on in his place:

Arsenal celebrate Olivier Giroud’s goal as the Frenchman claims his sixth headed goal of the season:

But Arsenal make an instant reply – but question marks will be asked about Man City’s awful marking:

City’s bright start is rewarded by a fantastic left-footed volley:

Some nice words from Man City about the departure of Manuel Pellegrini in today’s matchday programme:

Can Man City bid Manuel Pellegrini a fond farewell? The Chilean will take charge of his 57th and final home match in the Premier League as Manchester City manager today. He has won 43 of his 56 matches (D5, L8) – a win percentage of 76.8%.

Manuel Pellegrini: His men face PSG

Full-time at White Hart Lane, as Southampton record a 2-1 win. The match report can be read here.

A hip injury has side Mesut Ozil for Arsenal:

Kelechi Iheanacho starts up front for Man City:

Steven Davis puts Saints into the lead in the 72nd minute and doubles his season’s tally in one afternoon:

Watford make just one change for the clash at Anfield:

Benteke starts for Liverpool, while Lucas captains the side:

Heartwarming stuff during the half-time interval at White Hart Lane:

And it’s five in a row for Celtic. Might be a more competitive Scottish Premiership next season with Rangers back….

Meanwhile, it’s congratulations to Burton after their promotion to the Championship:

Half-time: 1-1. Good contest at White Hart Lane. Expecting more goals in the second half….

Nice photo of Saints celebrating their equaliser:

Steven Davis: Celebrates his goal with Dusan Tadic

Saints back on level pegging, after a smart close-range finish from Steven Davis. Not sure about the marking – or Hugo Lloris’ attempts to save it though.

Bright start for Spurs, who have taken a 1-0 lead:

That Son goal for Spurs was their 68th in the league this season, the most they have scored in a PL season.

We’re underway at White Hart Lane. A worrying stat for Southampton?

Mauricio Pochettino has urged his players to respond vs Southampton after their title challenge was ended on Monday night:

“It’ll be tough after Monday, but it’s important to show fight and try and win the game. We are disappointed, but we it’s very important we finish second,” he said.

Ronald Koeman has denied claims his Saints side could be playing Tottenham at ‘the perfect time’.

“It won’t be easy to play them today,” he said. “I expect a reaction from them. They will be hurting.”

The pitch at White Hart Lane looks perfect today:

White Hart Lane

No shock to see Ronald Koeman keep faith with the side that dismantled Man City last time out:

The Tottenham team sheet is in:

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