The upcoming fixture of Manchester City and Watford is to be held at Etihad Stadium, Manchester is all set to be carnage. Manchester City will win the match if not something way off the track happens for the Watford side. Both the teams have enough firepower to make a blast on the ground but Manchester City. However, things are looking in favor of the home team Manchester City as they would take control of the match from the start with the likes of Sterling, Aguero, and Fernandinho. Moreover, Manchester City remains the league leaders with no matches lost yet in the tournament. Manchester City has won 17 league matches of the 19 matches they played and those two matches they drew and bagging 59 points whereas the away team has registered seven wins in the tournament and managed to settle at the 10th position on the league table with just 25 points.
Given the performances of both the teams in their last six matches in the English Premier League 2017-2018, it is expected that Manchester City will have the last laugh on Wednesday (IST). For Watford, it is expected that their players would try to contain the situation and would like to register their eighth win of the tournament. After losing to Swansea City in their last match Watford would try to continue to do anything to gain more points. Watford’s goalie Gomes would try to keep as many shots as possible, away from the goalpost.
Tournament – English Premier League 2017 – 2018
Venue– Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England
Date and Time– 1:30 AM (IST) on Wednesday, January 3, 2018
MCI – W, W, W, W, W, D
WAT – L, L, L, L, W, L
Ederson (GK), Danilo, Otamendi, Stones, Walker, Silva, Fernandinho, Gundogan, Sane, Aguero, Sterling
Gomes (GK), Janmaat, Prodl, Kabasele, Holebas, Doucoure, Capoue, Cleverley, Pereyra, Gray, Richardson
On New Year’s Eve, Manchester City’s winning run was brought to an end as they were held to a 0-0 draw with Crystal Palace. Having dropped just four points all season, they’ll be confident of returning to winning ways against Watford. Watford has a dire record against Manchester City have lost their last five meetings with the Premier League leaders, conceding 17 goals and scoring just the one. The Hornets have lost five of their last six away league fixtures and are expected to struggle here. Despite a number of key absences, City should win here.
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