In a game action-packed with plenty of opportunities for both sides, the Citizens snatched all three points after two moments of brilliance late on – from Yaya Touré and Sergio Agüero to sink the spirited Hornets away from home.
Manchester City maintained pace with their title rivals, whilst proving their doubters wrong in the process, as they sealed a dramatic comeback courtesy of two moments of individual brilliance in the final minutes at Vicarage Road.
Travelling away against a tough Watford side, it was never going to be an easy game for Manuel Pellegrini‘s side. He opted against any alterations to his starting line-up before kick-off, but the Hornets could have easily held a two-goal cushion inside the early exchanges. Buoyed by an energetic home crowd, Quique Sánchez Flores‘ men were playing with both confidence and quality – but were unable to convert their opportunities as the game continued.