Manchester City v Watford, 14 December 2016

Score2-0 to Manchester City
RefereeKevin Friend
CompetitionPremier League
VenueEtihad Stadium
Attendance51,527
Kick-off: 8.00pm Manchester City had won five of the last seven Premier League meetings (drawn two).

Goals:

Pablo Zabaleta 33 G
David Silva 86 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Claudio Bravo
Defender Pablo Zabaleta
Defender/Left back Gaël Clichy
Midfielder David Silva
Midfielder İlkay Gündogan
Midfielder Yaya Touré
Midfielder/Forward Kevin De Bruyne
Midfielder/Forward Raheem Sterling
Forward Nolito

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes
Defender Miguel Britos
Defender José Holebas
Defender Daryl Janmaat
Defender Sebastian Prödl
Midfielder Etienne Capoue
Midfielder Adlène Guédioura
Midfielder Roberto Pereyra
Midfielder/Forward Nordin Amrabat
Forward Odion Ighalo
Forward Jerome Sinclair

Substitutions:

Fernando for İlkay Gündogan 44
Jesús Navas for Nolito 81
Leroy Sané for Kevin De Bruyne 89

Substitutions:

Juan Zúñiga for Roberto Pereyra 30
Isaac Success for Daryl Janmaat 60
Troy Deeney for Jerome Sinclair 72

Cards:

Pablo Zabaleta 75 Y

Cards:

Sebastian Prödl 21 Y
Etienne Capoue 73 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Willy Caballero
Defender Bakary Sagna
Defender John Stones
Midfielder Fernando
Midfielder Jesús Navas
Midfielder/Forward Leroy Sané

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon
Defender Younès Kaboul
Defender/Midfielder Juan Zúñiga
Midfielder Ben Watson
Forward Troy Deeney
Forward Isaac Success

Comments:

League position: 4th Manchester City avoided a run of five home games in the Premier League without a win for the first time since March 2008. City had now won five of their last 16 games in all competitions. David Silva and Yaya Toure both made their 200th Premier League appearance in this game.

Comments:

League position: 11th Watford had now lost their last three away games in the Premier League. They had now conceded 11 goals in their last three away games in the Premier League (scored two). The Hornets had now not won any of the ten Premier League games they had played on a Wednesday (lost eight).