Hornets can exploit set pieces

They have height advantage over City, while quick counter-attacking is another weapon

"I think we can beat them," said Javi Gracia this week.

Perhaps the Watford manager is entitled to his optimism as his side have lost to Manchester City only by the narrow margins of 2-1 and 3-1 this season.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 18, 2019, with the headline 'Hornets can exploit set pieces'. Print Edition | Subscribe