That used to be the pop king’s giant hit of 1982 – the similar yr his liked Hornets led the English most sensible flight for the one time of their historical past.
Well, having noticed them fail to copy that trick the day past, it positive gave the impression of a suitable monitor to be at the decks.
For, as a substitute of Watford, it’s the blue flag of Manchester City recently flying prime and mighty on the most sensible of the desk.
Pep Guardiola’s males are merely unstoppable presently. With Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus plundering targets anyplace they pass, they’re manner too scorching to take care of.
Aguero grabbed a hat-trick to take his tally for the season to seven, whilst Brazilian partner-in-crime Jesus made it 11 in 15 league begins.
Nicolas Otamendi and Raheem Sterling additionally were given at the ranking sheet as City steamrollered to a 3rd successive away victory.
They have now not misplaced in 15 league video games and feature smashed 15 targets of their final 3 outings.
This go back and forth used to be meant to offer a stern exam of the speculation that Pep’s pacesetters are a a long way more potent unit than within the Spaniard’s opening yr on the helm. But City ruled ownership and camped of their combatants’ part.
Inside 10 mins, summer time signing Benjamin Mendy whistled a 25-yarder a colour prime, Fernandinho compelled a sharp save from Heurehlo Gomes and Kevin De Bruyne drilled vast.
Scoring when in rate is all the time essential as Watford’s one rally halfway during the part virtually confirmed.
Indeed, they arguably created the clearest alternative of the lot within the 26th minute.
Jose Holebas’ free-kick used to be a depraved out-swinger however striker Richarlison flashed a unfastened header previous the put up. He truly will have to have accomplished higher and, as if to turn out that time, seconds later Aguero scored with an an identical effort. That opened the floodgates.
Four mins later it used to be 2-0 as Jesus received ownership and fed David Silva, who crossed for Aguero to faucet in once more.
And two changed into 3 within the 37th minute – even though this time City have been assisted through the loss of an offside flag.
Jesus used to be no less than a foot in entrance of his marker when Aguero slipped him into the field to slam house.
And when Otamendi headed in, Guardiola had the luxurious of changing each Jesus and midfield maestro De Bruyne.
Aguero secured his treble with a neat end into the nook. That used to be his 9th objective in 5 video games towards Watford. And there used to be nonetheless time for winger Raheem Sterling to finish the rout from the penalty spot.
Manchester City boss Guardiola hailed the way in which his squad have began the season with energy and goal.
He mentioned: “We glance extra strong this season – and we have now a just right group spirit and steadiness.
“Managers have just right concepts however with out those avid gamers it is rather tough.”
Watford boss Marco Silva mentioned: “City deserved to win but their first goal was offside and so was their third. That’s the truth. We will learn from this game.”