Video: Bernado Silva Leads Man City to Demolish Watford

A Hat trick from Bernado Silva ensured Manchester city bury the ghost of their loss to Norwich City with a convincing 8-0 demolition of Watford.

Manchester City coach, Pep Guardiola made four changes to his line up with Sterling on the bench and Bernard Mendy making a surprising start.

Watford also made two changes to the team that made the stunning comeback against Arsenal last match-day, Mariappa, Foulquier coming in for Gray and Kabasele.

Manchester city got off to a quick start, scoring within the first minute of the game.

Debruyne picked out his captain, Silva with an inch perfect cross from the right for Silva to slide into the net for the first goal of the game.

four minutes later, City extended their lead, this time from the penalty spot after Watford goalkeeper conceeded a needles penalty, foiling Mahrez who ran after an intercepted pass from debruyne.

Aguero hit it straight down the middle to put the scores at 2-0.

It got worse for Watford as Riyad Mahrez made it 3-0 to City. After getting dragged down on the edge of the area by Mariappa, the Algerian steps up for the free-kick.

He smashes a stinging effort towards goal and it is deflected in off Tom Cleverly, leaving Foster no chance in the Watford goal!

The goals kept falling for city as Silva heads home from close range unmarked in the middle of the penalty area. From a De Bruyne corner, Otamendi gets his head on the ball and it lands to Silva to nod home.


Otamendi gets on the score-sheet following a fine free-kick quickly taken by Silva, who puts Aguero in down the left. And the striker lays it on the plate for Otamendi to poke home.

After several misses, Manchester city finally got their 6th goal of the game as Bernado Silva scored the second of his three goals in the early minutes of the second half.

David Silva puts him through and the Portuguese international then beats Dawson before slotting home past Foster.

Manchester City continued to dominate the game with another goal for Guardiola’s side and this time it’s a hat-trick for Bernardo Silva. De Bruyne is played down the right hand side of the penalty area.

He sweeps the ball towards the back post and Silva, at the second time of asking, fires home.

With less than three minutes to the end of the game, Kevin De Bruyne got on the score sheet with his own masterpiece.

The Belgium play-maker received the ball on the edge of the penalty area and he lashes home into the top corner.


At the end of the match, City fell two goals short of equaling their biggest win, a 10-0 win over Huddersfield in the 70s.


Manchester City XI

Ederson, Walker, Fernandinho, Otamendi, Mendy, Rodrigo, Silva (c), Mahrez, De Bruyne, Bernardo, Aguero

Substitutes: Bravo, Sterling, Gundogan, Jesus, Angelino, Cancelo, E Garcia


Watford XI

Foster, Holebas, Mariappa, Dawson, Femenia, Capoue, Hughes,  Doucoure, Cleverly, Foulquier, Deulofeu.

Substitutes: Gomes, Kabasele, Janmaat, Pereyra, Gray, Chalobah, Sarr

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