3/9/2019 Reuters

Sterling hat-trick gives City 4 point lead at top

After a goalless opening 45 minutes, Raheem Sterling scored three times in 13 minutes as Manchester City beat Watford 3-1.

  • KO
    • Kickoff
  • 6
    • Kyle Walker Yellow Card
  • 18
    • Tom Cleverley Yellow Card
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 46
    • Raheem Sterling Goal
  • 50
    • Raheem Sterling Goal
  • 59
    • Raheem Sterling Goal
  • 64
    • On: Leroy Sané | Off: Raheem Sterling
  • 66
    • On: Troy Deeney | Off: Issac Success
  • 66
    • On: Gerard Deulofeu | Off: Kiko
  • 66
    • Gerard Deulofeu Goal
  • 80
    • On: Gabriel Jesus | Off: Sergio Agüero
  • 82
    • On: Craig Cathcart | Off: Miguel Britos
  • 90
    • On: Phil Foden | Off: Riyad Mahrez
  • FT
    • End Regular Time
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MNC
4-3-3
  • 31Ederson
  • 35Zinchenko
  • 30Otamendi
  • 4Kompany
  • 2Walker
  • 21Silva
  • 8Gündogan
  • 20Silva
  • 7Sterling
    On: Leroy Sané | Off: Raheem Sterling
  • 10Agüero
    On: Gabriel Jesus | Off: Sergio Agüero
  • 26Mahrez
    On: Phil Foden | Off: Riyad Mahrez
No. Name
31 Ederson
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
30 Nicolás Otamendi
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
4 Vincent Kompany
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
35 Oleksandr Zinchenko
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
2 Kyle Walker  6'
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
8 Ilkay Gündogan
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
21 David Silva
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
20 Bernardo Silva
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
10 Sergio Agüero
Goals 0
  • Shots 3
  • 2 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 2
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
80' 33  Gabriel Jesus
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
7 Raheem Sterling  46' 50' 59'
Goals 3
  • Shots 5
  • 3 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
64' 19  Leroy Sané
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
26 Riyad Mahrez
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
90' 47  Phil Foden
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Substitutes
18 Fabian Delph
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
14 Aymeric Laporte
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
3 Danilo
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
49 Aro Muric
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red

Game Information

  • VENUE: Etihad Stadium
  • ,
    COVERAGE: BT Sport 1
  • ATTENDANCE: 54,104

Match Commentary

90'+5' Match ends, Manchester City 3, Watford 1.
90'+5' Second Half ends, Manchester City 3, Watford 1.
90'+4' Corner, Watford. Conceded by Vincent Kompany.

Match Stats

MNC
WAT

Possession

71% 29%

Shots (on Goal)

19 (9)
2 (1)
MNC WAT
11 Fouls 7
1 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
4 Offsides 1
9 Corner Kicks 1
0 Saves 5
Data is currently unavailable.

English Premier League Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Manchester City 38 +72 98
2 Liverpool 38 +67 97
3 Chelsea 38 +24 72
4 Tottenham Hotspur 38 +28 71
5 Arsenal 38 +22 70
6 Manchester United 38 +11 66
7 Wolverhampton Wanderers 38 +1 57
8 Everton 38 +8 54
9 Leicester City 38 +3 52
10 West Ham United 38 -3 52
11 Watford 38 -7 50
12 Crystal Palace 38 -2 49
13 Newcastle United 38 -6 45
14 AFC Bournemouth 38 -14 45
15 Burnley 38 -23 40
16 Southampton 38 -20 39
17 Brighton & Hove Albion 38 -25 36
18 Cardiff City 38 -35 34
19 Fulham 38 -47 26
20 Huddersfield Town 38 -54 16