Last day of the season and Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City side will be traveling to face Watford where they play a massive premier league game and at stake is the automatic Champions League group stage place if City can win the game. Watford on the other hand has announced that Walter Mazzarri will leave the club at end of the season although they are safe from relegation. It all setup for a massive day for premier league top 4 and all games kickoff at around 15:00 uk time and we will have live stream as well as match highlights right here on this page.
Equation is simple, Manchester City must win the game to retain the third place which will allow automatic entry into the champions league group stages next season. A draw will also secure top four finish but a defeat might cost them not only third place but the top 4 all together depending on Liverpool and Arsenal game results. Watford on the other hand sit 16th in the table with 40 points already secured their premier league status for next season but a surprise announcement of Walter Mazzarri leaving the club at end of the season. Watford has been decent at home winning 8 of the 18 games at Vicarage Road and they might fancy their chances against unpredictable Manchester City side.
Team News & Lineups: As far as the team news is concerned, Guardiola’s will field a strong lineup with Aguero starting upfront while Gabriel Jesus and Sterling playing on either flank. De Bruyne, Yaya Toure and Silva to start in midfield while Otamendi and Kompany set to play in central defence. This is how I expect both teams to lineup on the final day of the season.
Match Predictions: City should cruise through this game considering there is no pressure on Watford and even on City who can qualify for the champions league even with a lousy draw. However with the fire power, City possess I expect them to win this game comfortably with Jesus and Aguero both on the scoresheet.