​Premier League In Focus – Watford vs Manchester City Preview

When? Saturday 16th September, 15:00 (UK)

Where? Vicarage Road

What channel is it on? Watford vs Manchester City will not be televised live

Are tickets still available?

Watford - https://www.eticketing.co.uk/watfordfc/details/event.aspx?itemref=5295

Manchester City - https://www.livefootballtickets.com/fixtures/watford-v-manchester-city-tickets-english-premier-league.html (away section)

STATS & FACTS
Head-to-head – last five meetings: Manchester City W5
Head-to-head – Premier League meetings: Manchester City W4, D2
Head-to-head – all-time meetings: Watford W6, Manchester City W13, D5

Marco Silva is yet to be beaten since taking charge of Watford.

The Hornets have kept three consecutive clean sheets as they currently sit fourth in the table, just two points off the top.

Manchester City are unbeaten this season and are joint top, with their only dropped points coming in the second week of the season when they drew at home to Everton.

Manchester City have scored 10 Premier League goals during this campaign, with half of those coming against Liverpool last weekend.

They have conceded just two goals at the other end, with only Wayne Rooney and Charlie Daniels managing to breach Ederson’s net.

Last season, the aggregate scoreline between these two sides was 7-0 to Manchester City.

Watford have not beaten Manchester City since March 1989, when a Division Two match at Vicarage Road would see them earn a slender 1-0 win.

Watford have scored seven goals in their first four league outings - an average of 1.75 goals per game.

Gabriel Jesus is Manchester City’s top scorer with three Premier League goals, averaging a goal every 87 minutes.

MEMORABLE MEETING
The final day of last season saw Manchester City ease to a 5-0 win at Vicarage Road in what was Walter Mazzarri’s final game in charge of the club.