Man City rallies to edge Southampton

August 19, 2012
By ESPN.com news services
It was deja vu all over again for Manchester City as the Barclays Premier League champions opened its title defense with a thrilling 3-2 win over newly-promoted Southampton on Sunday.

Not only was the score exactly the same as that never-to-be-forgotten final home game against QPR last season, so was the scoring sequence, and even the ends they went in at the Etihad Stadium.

The major difference was that this time, City did not wait until injury-time before responding to falling ...

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