Manchester City returned to winning ways in the Premier League last night, beating Southampton 5-2 at the Etihad Stadium.
The Saints did try to play football, which is something Ralph Hasenhuttl received praise from Pep Guardiola for, but ultimately never truly troubled the league leaders.
There were two braces for Kevin De Bruyne and Riyad Mahrez, with Ilkay Gundogan grabbing the other, and James Ward-Prowse and Che Adams got the goals for the visitors.
It was a fine display from the home side, but unfortunately some of the shine was taken off the final scoreline.
Two decisions within the game that went in Southampton’s favour have been slammed on social media.
Phil Foden was very clearly fouled in the penalty area by Alex McCarthy in the first-half, but because he tried to stay on his feet nothing was given, even after VAR had assessed it.
And before that, the Saints’ equaliser came about after Jannick Vestergaard fell under a ‘challenge’ from Aymeric Laporte.
The Denmark international dropped to the deck upon the slightest of touches from the Frenchman, with Ward-Prowse converting the resulting penalty.
Perhaps it was just about a spot-kick, but it was extremely soft.
Following the victory, Laporte took to Twitter after the game to share exactly how he felt about that particular decision with a typically humorous message: