EPL Saturday Round-Up: Southampton Climb to Second Spot After Manchester City Suffer Shock Defeat

Southampton's 1-0 win at home against Stoke City saw them leapfrog Manchester City into second place. City lost 2-1 to West Ham at the Etihad.

updated: October 26, 2014 00:06 IST
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Southampton climbed to the second spot in the EPL courtesy Man City's shock defeat.

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London: Manchester City's bid to put pressure on Premier League leaders Chelsea suffered a setback as the champions slumped to a surprise 2-1 defeat at West Ham on Saturday.

Manuel Pellegrini's team had hoped to close the gap on the Blues to two points ahead of their rivals' clash with Manchester United on Sunday. (Also read: Sanchez double for Arsenal downs Sunderland)

But West Ham maintained their impressive recent form to stun the visitors, who were beaten in the league for the second time this season following their loss to Stoke in late August.

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