REPORT: Goal blitz towards Watford goes on as Sterling strikes
Watford followers may wish to thank the soccer gods that Pep Guardiola determined to give Raheem Sterling a uncommon afternoon off again in September.
Last evening, the Blues striker started one other merciless hammering of the Hornets with two first half targets as Manchester City roared again into kind.
And you surprise what additional harm he might need inflicted had he not remained on the bench for the 8-0 residence win, method again in September, when the Blues ran riot.
Maybe Guardiola torments his gamers with Elton John’s Greatest Hits in the dressing room earlier than these fixtures.
Whatever the motive, his City facet have developed a ruthlessness towards the Londoners which borders on sadistic.
After that file 6-0 walloping in final season’s FA Cup last got here the 8-0 demolition at the Etihad Stadium, and then this.
Sterling now has 9 targets in his final six appearances towards Watford, although he solely watched that Etihad bloodbath from the bench.