No person likes taking part in Man City, however Watford have been on the receiving finish of extra punishment from Pep Guardiola’s facet than most.
In truth, Watford’s woes in opposition to City this season are up there with the worst ever skilled by the hands of 1 staff in a single marketing campaign.
Tuesday night time’s thrashing was comparatively tame in comparison with the 8-Zero walloping the Hornets suffered on the Etihad means again in September.
It was simply the 4 objectives they conceded in opposition to City at Vicarage Street: two from Raheem Sterling, one from Phil Foden and one other from Aymeric Laporte.
Which means Watford have conceded 12 objectives in opposition to City this season alone. TWELVE!
In accordance with Opta, that’s the the joint-most by a staff in opposition to an opponent in a season together with Blackburn vs Nottingham Forest in 1995/96 and Spurs vs Wigan in 2009/10.
If Gabriel Jesus stayed onside for his last-minute header, it will’ve been essentially the most ever.
Plus, it could possibly be the explanation Watford find yourself taking place this season.
The outcome utterly worn out their purpose distinction benefit over Aston Villa and Bournemouth, which means will probably be play for on the ultimate day.
Villa truly worn out the three-point distinction afterward Tuesday night time with a 1-Zero victory over Arsenal.
They transfer above Watford by one purpose, so the beating by City was extremely damaging for the Hornets.
They face a tough journey to Arsenal on the ultimate day, whereas Villa and Bournemouth go to West Ham and Everton respectively.
If purpose distinction decides issues, Watford’s 12-Zero mixture defeat to City this season could have performed a giant half.