ManchesterCity and Watford meet at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday, 9th March for a gamethat Manchester City cannot afford to lose.
Manchester City are back at the top of theleague but by just a single point and they cannot afford to draw or lose anygames if they are to be sure of winning the title. Watford are in a far lesspressurised position, knowing that even if they lose they will not fall downthe table.
City have climbed back to the top byproducing a series of excellent results. They have won their last eight matchesin all competitions and are very much looking like they are back at their best.Watford have also been in good form recently, winning four of their last fivematches.
Watford have lost their last nine gamesagainst Manchester City, most recently losing 1 – 2 in December 2018, and theyare sure to be aware of this poor record. In fact, Watford have never defeated City,and they a haven’t managed a draw since 2007, so City are sure to be feelingvery confident.