Manchester: Raheem Sterling struck his first Manchester City goal as Manuel Pellegrini’s men maintained their flying English Premier League start with a 2-0 win over Watford.
Manchester City’s (second from right) Raheem Sterling celebrates after scoring against Watford
Fernandinho was also on target as City chalked up a club record 10th successive league victory with another emphatic performance at the Etihad Stadium. The result completed a perfect start to the season for City, who will head into the international break with a record boasting 12 points from four games, 10 goals scored and none conceded.
City had to wait until the second half to break promoted Watford’s resilience, but once Sterling had opened his account the result never seemed in doubt. The £49million man was impressive from the start and City were highly efficient.
Elsewhere, Fabricio Coloccini’s own goal handed Arsenal a hard-fought victory at Newcastle after controversial striker Aleksandar Mitrovic was sent off just 16 minutes into the game.
Mitrovic, who has now picked up two bookings and a sending-off in his first five appearances, received a straight red card after catching Francis Coquelin with an over-the-ball challenge.
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