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# Group P   W   D   L GD Pts
01 Manchester City
38
32
4
2
79
100
02 Manchester United
38
25
6
7
40
81
03 Tottenham Hotspur
38
23
8
7
38
77
04 Liverpool
38
21
12
5
46
75
05 Chelsea
38
21
7
10
24
70
# Group P   W   D   L GD Pts
18 Swansea City
38
8
9
21
-28
33
19 Stoke City
38
7
12
19
-33
33
20 West Bromwich Albion
38
6
13
19
-25
31
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News Article  | English Premier League

Rampant Man City Return To Winning Ways

English Premier League Report: Manchester City v Watford 02 January 2017

By SL International - Jan 02, 2018 11:54 PM
English Premier League
 
Result: Manchester City 3-1 Watford
 
Date: 2 December 2017
 
Venue: Etihad Stadium
 
Runaway leaders Manchester City returned to winning ways in the Premier League with a 3-1 win over Watford at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday night.
 
The hosts flew out of the blocks and opened the scoring 38 seconds in. Leroy Sané put in a low cross from the left for Raheem Sterling to slot home.
 
They should have been 2-0 up four minutes later, but John Stones fired over the bar from close range after receiving a pull-back from Sané which was almost a carbon copy of his early assist.
 
However, Watford could only hold out until the 13th minute, when Kevin de Bruyne’s low ball in from the right was turned into the net by Christian Kabasele, who was doing everything in his power to prevent the lurking Sergio Agüero from tapping in.
 
Four minutes afterwards, de Bruyne would have had a goal of his own but for a flying save from Heurelho Gomes, who tipped his free-kick onto the crossbar. City could arguably have been awarded a penalty due to a possible handball from Etienne Capoue in the wall, but the Hornets escaped.
 
Watford did have their chances at the other end, with Andre Gray twice getting in behind the City defence within the opening half hour. However, Ederson saved both his efforts at goal from there.
 
The Hornets would have had hearts in mouths when Agüero went down in the penalty area in the 57th minute, claiming to have been fouled by Molla Wagué. However, referee Lee Mason was unmoved.
 
Nevertheless, City all but put the game to bed six minutes later, when Gomes spilled a de Bruyne cross into Agüero’s path, leaving him with the simplest of finishes. The goal could arguably have been ruled out for offside, but this time, the Argentine got the benefit of the doubt.
 
Watford refused to lie down and were rewarded in the 82nd minute, when Gray tapped in for a late goal after receiving a low cross from André Carrillo on the left.
 
The Hornets could have been handed a lifeline early on in stoppage time, when Nicolás Otamendi appeared to trip Roberto Pereyra in the penalty area, but Mason declined to award a spot-kick.
 
Despite their determination, it was too late for Marco Silva’s side to find a way back as City recovered from their disappointing 0-0 draw with Crystal Palace.


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silver peaces Joined: 05 Apr 2017
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silver peaces Jan 13, 2018 03:37 PM
A big win 4 us oh...I like this city keepz growing every match ,most ppl can't wtch their fav teams without changin chanel during da game ...I enjoyd every minute of da game by da end of da window we'll would hav gotten top players
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queenlathifa Jan 05, 2018 12:30 AM
Ohk
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Phikza Jan 03, 2018 08:16 PM
Mmmm...h City.
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Top5 Jan 03, 2018 05:14 PM
@ZZ2 vs Papa charles, you have no football brain,
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S@ Velley thabane Jan 03, 2018 03:09 PM
@man c a d champions
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Big[®]sykes Jan 03, 2018 03:01 PM
@ZZ2 vs Papa charles im sure after italy it will be portugal
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Khosi-City Jan 03, 2018 01:07 PM
@ZZ2 vs Papa charles I thought EPL the most difficult league and pep make everygame look like practice match
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Khosi-City Jan 03, 2018 01:00 PM
When the other big6 think we're losing our momentum, we responded with a bang... CITIZEN SKY BLUE
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ZZ2 vs Papa charles Jan 03, 2018 09:52 AM
pep is not the best coach and mancity is not the best team,the log support my statemnt u cant lead by moredan 10points an u claim 2b a best manager,it shows the poor of the league,prove us wrong an win champions league or go to seria an comes back wth cups,only mourinho upto so far achieved many cups from difficult countries,i understand we salute him(jose)is just some when they say poor they mean the opposite,Hi hanyeli xikhokho xa bolo ko vaku mavondzo hi ntswariwa a ri kona
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kzorog Jan 03, 2018 08:40 AM
Dey are unstoppable...come champions League dolololololo same like the team called cup specialist kc
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Nastradumas Jan 03, 2018 08:18 AM
Now this Man City is a mean machine, Kevin&Leroy they are amazing big up to Pep he mananged to transform Raheem.
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Dave1992 Jan 03, 2018 08:10 AM
Aguero does what Aguero does best yet again
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Jose'' Jan 03, 2018 08:00 AM
Man city is unstoppable
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catalan10messi Jan 03, 2018 07:50 AM
Lol it's like the German were Bayern would lead by 18points. ...Most people said pep won trophies because Barca was a team build by Frank Rikajaard,pep won German league cos Bayern was organised ......so haters can see this guy is amazing he dont park buses he collects points
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Lopetro Jan 03, 2018 07:32 AM
These is catch me if u can....
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Zugo48 Jan 03, 2018 06:45 AM
As far as my little understanding is concerned...Team organization is made up of 11 players...Goalkeeper is part of that...infact he's a commander of that organization.Pep's team is much organised this Season...but it's impossible that opponents won't have a go at our goalkeeper..Ederson Moraes is just what we wanted to dominate Epl...He looks like Moneeb "Slam Kat" Joseph by the way.
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ZZ2 vs Papa charles Jan 03, 2018 06:29 AM
@timelessmessi few shines under Mourinho's nose,remember leicester dd it,chelsea also so now is city's tym but 4sure jose wont spoil me and u although ur hinding
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lopi Jan 03, 2018 06:08 AM
Ok cool!
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timelessmessi Jan 03, 2018 05:08 AM
@ZZ2 vs Papa charles Only God knows he might as well double the standard of this year anyway who are you to count his blessingz
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ZZ2 vs Papa charles Jan 03, 2018 04:52 AM
Ederson alwyz saved the team but some claim mancity as an organised team!!Against palace he saved penalty but pep's team is organised!!Kahlekahle wat's organised?i bet wth my last cent nxt season pep wont do well,pls mark my words.

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