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Man City vs Watford: Preview, team news & likely lineup

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 08/03/2019

Manchester City will entertain Watford in their next Premier League game at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday, here are details you need to know for one of the clashes that might decide the title race this season.

TEAM NEWS 

MANCHESTER UNITED:

The Premier League champions would be without a host of players when they entertain Watford the likes of Kelvin de Bruyne, America Laporte, Fernandinho, Benjamin Mendy and John Stones for the clash against the Hornets.

WATFORD:

Watford manager Javi Gracia will not miss much of his players when he takes a trip to Etihad on Saturday, Watford will miss the service of Spanish defender Kiko Femina when they play Manchester City on Saturday.

HEAD TO HEAD:

Manchester City and Watford have met on 19 occasions with Manchester City having a better head to head record over the Hornets, the Etihad outfit has won 12 drew three and los lost four during those encounters.

RECENT FORM:

MANCHESTER CITY: 

Pep Guardiola’s men have been in fine form of late and they have been able to win games, their last two games were narrow wins but the Cityzens was able to reclaim the top of the Premier League table.

Their last six Premier League games all ended in a victory.

WATFORD:

Watford’s form is also bright at the moment, they have been impressive so far in their last six games, their only defeat came against Liverpool and drew against Brighton and Hove Albion, the remaining four ended in wins

PROBABLE LINE UP:

MANCHESTER CITY:

Ederson; Walker, Kompany, Otamendi, Zinchenko; Bernardo, Gundogan, D.Silva; Mahrez, Aguero, Sane

WATFORD:

Foster; Janmaat, Mariappa, Cathcart, Holebas; Pereyra, Doucoure, Capoue, Hughes; Deeney, Deulofeu

PREDICTIONS:

Manchester City 2-1 Watford
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