Last weekend's EPL Matchday 5 encounter saw manchester city defeat Watford 6-0 at the Vicarage Road Stadium. Sergio Aguero had a hat trick to help seal the crucial road victory for Manchester City. Also on the scoresheet were Gabriel Jesus, Nicholas Otamendi, and Raheem Sterling. Before this encounter, Watford was unbeaten and needed a win to top the Premier League table but apparently fell to City's prolific attackers. This loss is now Watford heaviest ever top-flight defeat. With this match outcome, Watford Fc is eleventh with eight points, while Manchester City is second with thirteen points.

Here's the match report in detail.

Watford outlook

Starting XI and individual performance points: Goalkeeper - Heurelho Gomes (5.40). Defender - Daryl Janmaat (six points), Christian Kabasele (five points), Adrian Mariappa (5.43), José Holebas (5.67). Midfielder - Abdoulaye Doucouré (5.20), Nathaniel Chalobah (six points), André Carrillo (6.78), Tom Cleverley (5.31), Richarlison (5.84). Forward - Andre Gray (5.68). Used substitutes - Roberto Pereyra (5.86), Etienne Capoue (5.63), Troy Deeney (six points).

Team's strength and weakness: Marco Silva's men were poor at finishing and gave away plenty of free-kicks within their half.

Team style of play: Watford largely attacked down the left flank.

Manchester City outlook

Starting XI and individual performance points: Goalkeeper - Ederson (7.13). Defender - Kyle Walker (eight points), Nicolás Otamendi (7.68), John Stones (7.20), Benjamin Mendy (7.44). Midfielder - Fernandinho (8.47), Kevin De Bruyne (8.20), David Silva (8.49), Raheem Sterling (9.23). Forward - Sergio Agüero (10.00), Gabriel Jesus (8.15).

Used substitutes - Leroy Sané (6.28), Ilkay Gündogan (6.29), Bernardo Silva (6.57).

Team's strength and weakness: Manchester City created several goal opportunities relative to their possession. They were solid at creating goal bound chances through individual efforts, through balls, flanks, and set pieces. Pep Guardiola's men was fantastic in front of goal but gave away lots of free kicks around their box.

Team style of play: Manchester City dominated possession, favored short passes and mostly launched attacks through the middle.

Man of the Match

No doubt, City striker Sergio Aguero was astonishingly brilliant in front of goal. Aguero scored a hat trick, made three vital passes and completed a total of forty-seven touches.

Matchday 6 fixtures for both sides

Manchester City will play host to Crystal Palace at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday 23 September. The same weekend, Watford FC will visit Swansea City AFC.