Manchester City vs. Watford - Football Match Report

Manchester City vs. Watford - Football Match Report

"We got that slight fortune and we deserved [the win]".

A statement was released which explained the Premier League's request to City for information on the matter and, according to the Daily Mail, the body came under pressure from the American owners of Liverpool among others to act on the situation.

"I'm not just trying to score goals but want to help the team as well", the 24-year-old said, before refusing to be drawn on the balance of power between his old club and current one in the title race, with Liverpool hosting Burnley on Sunday.

Watford would have been delighted having reached the break on level terms, but all of the Hornets' hard work was undone within seconds of the restart as City went ahead in controversial circumstances.

Guardiola was frustrated by the questions about officiating and complicated rule system, just as he was irked by a report on the eve of the game that he had verbally agreed to join Juventus on a four-year deal.

The Premier League are also looking into financial issues as well as academy recruitment and third-party ownership.

Uefa announced today that it had opened an investigation into allegations that City breached several FFP rules, including the claim that they manipulated sponsorship income figures to boost their coffers.

"We are now investigating these matters and will allow Manchester City every opportunity to explain the context and detail surrounding them". City have claimed "the attempt to damage the club's reputation is organised and clear". Manchester City has claimed that the allegations are "entirely false".

Responding to the UEFA investigation, City said in a statement: "Manchester City welcomes the opening of a formal UEFA investigation as an opportunity to bring to an end the speculation resulting from the illegal hacking and out of context publication of City emails".

'So, I am so sorry, apologise, to Javi (Gracia) and the club Watford if the first goal is offside, but we made an incredible game and we played good in the first half'.

"I know exactly what the guys are doing for the last two seasons and more and that is what remains my feelings".

'Impossible. Except if they sack me and after I go home. "Hopefully they can solve it as soon as possible".

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