Watford vs Manchester City

Manchester City vs Watford FC

Against no side have Manchester City gone more games without facing their first defeat than Watford, joint with Sheffield United.

Speaking ahead of the game, Guardiola said it is all about belief.

Sergio Aguero has six goals and one assist in four previous appearances against the Hornets in all competitions. After scoring nine goals in two games against Liverpool and Feyenoord, the Spaniard is excited how his team are starting to play.

But Aguero provided only half of City's scoring total. Liverpool may or may not take the frustration of a bad week out on Burnley, while Huddersfield can move back into the top four with a win over Leicester.

There are only three teams who are still unbeaten going into the fifth round of Premier League matches this weekend, and two of them are set to face each other today. Following losses to Tottenham and Huddersfield in the first two matches of the season, the Magpies have rattled off three consecutive league wins, the latest of which they scored in comeback fashion, beating Stoke City 2-1 at St. James Park.

Watford's defensive crisis has left Marco Silva scratching his head and the fans with a nasty sense of deja vu. I am learning a lot from them and I hope I can learn much more. The Manchester City defender was Man of the Match in the 4-0 victory, as Guardiola's men made the potential tricky opener look relatively easy. It is a pairing about which there have been doubts, but they were on cruise control here with Stones, aside from being turned by Andre Carillo at the start of the second half, excelling both defensively and when stepping out to start attacks.

Guardiola, however, was quick to call for calm after a similarly impressive start last season ended trophyless.

It was a marked contrast to last season when the team struggled against their top-six rivals and, aside from the play-off round, failed to win away in the Champions League.

Raheem Sterling netted the sixth goal of the game from the penalty spot.

City spent more than £200 million ($264 million) on new players during the recent transfer window, with the club desperate to make an impact on the Champions League in particular after bowing out in the last 16 last term.

If the Hornets secure all three points, they would be at the summit of English football's top flight for the first time since 1982.

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