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Manchester City F.C. 8–0 Watford F.C.

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Manchester City v Watford
Event2019–20 Premier League
Date21 September 2019
VenueCity of Manchester Stadium, Manchester

The 2019–20 season match between Manchester City and Watford at City of Manchester Stadium, Manchester, took place on 21 September 2019. Champions City had lost the weekend before, 3-2 at newly promoted Norwich City.[1] On a day which also marked 125 years since the club's first ever game,[2] Manchester City scored 5 goals after eighteen minutes, a Premier League record.[3] David Silva opened the scoring within 52 seconds with a simple tap in after an assist from Kevin de Bruyne, before Ben Foster's foul on City winger Riyad Mahrez let Sergio Agüero score a 7th minute penalty. Mahrez scored himself 5 minutes later with a deflected free kick. Bernardo Silva grabbed his first goal from a header in the 15th minute and Nicolás Otamendi, who made a costly mistake against Norwich City, scored a tap in assisted by Agüero in the 18th minute. There were no more goals for City until 3 minutes after half time, where Bernardo Silva scored his second which was confirmed by VAR. Silva completed his hat trick on the hour mark before Kevin de Bruyne scored with 5 minutes remaining to seal Manchester City's record win in the Premier League and Watford's record defeat.[4]

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  1. "Norwich City 3-2 Manchester City". 14 September 2019. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
  2. "Manchester City launch 125th anniversary celebrations". Manchester City F.C. 20 September 2019. Retrieved 22 September 2019.
  3. "Man City set EPL record after scoring five goals in 18 minutes vs Watford". www.livesoccertv.com. Archived from the original on 2019-09-21. Retrieved 2019-09-21. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  4. Template:Cite web=https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/49698432


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