Watford lurched nearer to relegation from the Premier League after a 4-Zero hammering at residence by a cruel Manchester City on Tuesday for whom an impressed Raheem Sterling scored twice. Two days after sacking supervisor Nigel Pearson, Watford have been torn aside by Pep Guardiola’s aspect, who additionally beat them 8-Zero within the league in September and 6-Zero in last year’s FA Cup remaining.
Starting the day three factors above 19th-placed Bournemouth and 18th-placed Aston Villa, Watford held firm for half an hour earlier than Sterling’s sensational strike gave City the lead.
Sterling doubled the lead for second-placed City earlier than halftime, tucking residence a rebound after his penalty was saved by Ben Foster, and City went attempting to find extra after the break.
Phil Foden made it 3-Zero within the 63rd minute earlier than Aymeric Laporte headed in City’s fourth 4 minutes later.
Watford escaped additional punishment however the heavy defeat has worn out the purpose distinction benefit they held over Villa, who have been in motion in opposition to Arsenal later, and Bournemouth.
Bournemouth would have been relegated had Watford managed a degree however the relegation battle will now go to the last day of the season on Sunday with two from three to affix Norwich City.