Hat-trick for Sergio Aguero as Manchester City hit Watford for six
Aguero closed in on City’s all-time goalscoring record.
Sergio Aguero’s hat-trick sent Manchester City top of the Premier League as Pep Guardiola’s men thrashed Watford 6-0 at Vicarage Road.
Aguero spearheaded this rampant triumph, laying on a goal for Gabriel Jesus and inching ever closer to City’s all-time goalscoring record.
Kevin De Bruyne conjured two assists from his limitless stock of tricks, while Nicolas Otamendi’s header and Raheem Sterling’s penalty completed City’s muscle-flexing rout.
What they said
Tweet of the match
Star man – Sergio Aguero
Moment of the match
De Bruyne’s free-kick delivery for City’s 27th-minute opener was superb. The Belgium midfielder curled the ball into the box with pace and accuracy, providing Aguero with the relatively easy job of glancing the ball into the bottom left corner.
View from the bench
Who’s up next?
Swansea v Watford (Premier League, September 23)
West Brom v Manchester City (Carabao Cup, September 20)
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