4th December, 2021
Bernardo Silva scored a brace as Manchester City thrash Watford 3-1 to leapfrog Liverpool into the top of English Premier League.
Liverpool had earlier occupied the top spot temporarily after beating Wolves 1-0.
A dominant City took the lead at Watford four minutes into the game as Raheem Sterling jumped for a cross and planted a perfect header inside the left post.
Silva made it 2-0 on 31st minute as he fired the rebound into the bottom left corner after the ball broke to him in the box.
Silva got his brace on 63 minutes and made it 3-0 for City.
Kyle Walker showed great vision to find Silva with a cheeky pass inside the box, and his first-time shot was precise and sailed into the top left corner.
Watford got a consolation goal on 74th minute as Cucho fired the rebound into the middle of the goal after the ball got to him in the box.