Raheem Sterling desperate for more silverware as Manchester City chase the quadruple

Raheem Sterling desperate for more silverware as Manchester City chase the quadruple

Raheem Sterling desperate for more silverware as Manchester City chase the quadruple

Once again, there was confusion about the current offside law and its interpretation with Watford players incensed - Sterling appeared to be in an offside position when played in by Sergio Aguero and the assistant referee had raised his flag. This season, I haven't criticised the referees and I am not going to do so today.

"We don't get excited about anything".

But there were big question marks about Sterling's opening goal in the 46th minute. Game by game. The players know we are closer - okay, after the worldwide break - one month and a half.

Gracia's changes proved more impactful, though, as Troy Deeney and Deulofeu were introduced, the pair combining with their first touches for the latter to score 17 seconds after his introduction - the goal offering a tantalising glimpse of what a more expansive Watford might have been able to accomplish.

"I'm not too much concerned or anxious about what people say if we win the title just because [of] what happens now with UEFA [and] they do not give us credit for what we have done".

"But it was a nervous few seconds waiting for him to make the decision, but I was happy to see him give it".

Guardiola said the Premier League was lagging behind other European countries which had already implemented VAR in their top-flight leagues.

'I happened to get the luck, so I am happy with that.

Yet if the opener was debatable, there was no argument about the other two as Sterling made it 15 league goals for the season.

Meanwhile, it the supercomputer previously predicted that Liverpool would emerge win Premier League champions at the end of the season. "Impossible. Except if they sack me and after I go home". The three goals were fantastic but he can do better.

'But it's a great way to cap the hat-trick off and I am really happy and pleased that the team got a massive three points and that's the most important thing'.

Pep Guardiola's side won the English title in record-breaking fashion last season, but their defence of the crown has been much tougher, with Liverpool posing a serious threat.

"There are nine games left and every game is important".

City had all of the possession, territory and shots on target while Watford failed to register a single shot on target and registered just six passes in the final third of the field, but still the sides went in to the interval locked at 0-0.

Guardiola was frustrated by the questions about officiating and complicated rule system, just as he was irked by a report on the eve of the game that he had verbally agreed to join Juventus on a four-year deal.

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