Watford will be welcoming the champions Manchester City at Vicarage Road on Tuesday night and they should be extremely worried about that. With just 2 wins in their last 10 games the Hornets are not on a good run of form recently. On top of that Manchester City won the last 2 visits here by scoring at least 5 goals.
Watford vs Manchester City Head to Head
The last time these 2 sides met was back in January and The Citizens were deserved winners. 3-1 was the score as Sergio Aguero and Raheem Sterling were between the scorers. On their last visit to Vicarage Road though Watford were torn apart 6-0 as Aguero scored a hat-trick. Manchester City have now won the last 8 meetings against that opponent. In total the two teams have met 25 times with City winning 15 of the games.
Watford vs Manchester City Stats
Based only on stats it will be impossible for Watfort to think of something other that minimal loss. Over the last 6 games the champions have averaged 3.67 goals. If Sergio Aguero miss the game through injury he’ll be badly missed as he has scored 10 goals in just 5 games against Watford.
Leroy Sane has the highest number of assists (20) since the beginning of the season in England. Raheem Sterling will be another threat as he has managed 8 goals and 6 assists in 12 outings. Roberto Pereyra represents the biggest threat for City. Despite goalless in the last 4 games he is his team topscorer with 5 goals to his name. Despite the fact that Citizens’s only dropped points this season are on the road they havent been beaten away from home since January.
Watford vs Manchester City News
For Watford missing will be: Etien Capoue, Tom Cleverly and Penanandra. Daryl Janmaat will be waiting on the late fitness reports to find out if he’ll be able to play.
The champs will be without long term absentees Claudio Bravo, Mendy, De Bruyne, Mangala. Aguero and Zinchenko will undergo late fitness tests.
There is a rumour circulating in the medias that youngster Brahim Diaz is being courted by Real Madrid and PSG. Probably not from the beginning of the game but expect him to get minutes.
Watford vs Manchester City Predictions
Manchester to score in both halves
Manchester to win -1 handicap
Watford over 2 cards