The Citizens strengthened their place in the top place of the Premier League with a brilliant 3-1 win in the Manchester City vs Watford match last night. After securing the victory, they are now 4-points ahead of their Premier League rival Liverpool. Manchester City now has 74 points in 30 matches with 24 wins.
After a goalless first half, Raheem Sterling scored the first goal for Manchester City in the 46th minute. Shortly after, he scored his brace in the 50th minute followed by his hat-trick in the 59th minute. Gerard Deulofeu then scored the only goal for Watford in the 66th minute thus ending the match as a 3-1 victory for Manchester City.
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While talking about their amazing victory, Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling told BT Sports, “The first half was very difficult. It was hard to break them down.” The star then added, “In the second half thing opened up a bit. We had some luck with the first one and then we had a few more chances that we took really well.”
He said, “In the first half they were really compact. We knew we only had 45 minutes left and we knew we had to go for it and be more aggressive. That’s what we did.” The winger then talked about the controversial offside and expressed, “We got that slight fortune and we deserved [the win].”
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Raheem Sterling said, “Every year I want to improve. This year’s no different. I’m not just trying to score goals but want to help the team as well,” the 24-year-old said, before refusing to be drawn on the balance of power between his old club and current one in the title race, with Liverpool hosting Burnley on Sunday.”
He said, “To be honest we just take it a game at a time. We know we’ve got strong contenders. We’ve done our part and we recover and go again.” Raheem Sterling then analyzed their match against Watford and finally said, “Today was really difficult and it will be a difficult run in.”