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Ben Raisbeck: Grab an early goal in the second half and we’re right back in this one boys’

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Somali Wenger: Nothing is impossible coz the word itself says I’m possible, football is a game of two halves they think it’s all over, go out and win 6-5.

City fans enjoying a rest

Man City 5-0 Watford

Chris Bevan

BBC Sport at Etihad Stadium

A strange atmosphere around the Etihad now. After seeing Manchester City score five goals in the first 18 minutes, the home fans are probably enjoying the chance to sit down and have a rest.

The odd chant of 'C'mon City' is still going around the ground, or a ripple of applause for a good pass, but the intensity has dropped in the stands too - not just on the pitch.

Watford fans still smiling

Man City 5-0 Watford

Chris Bevan

BBC Sport at Etihad Stadium

At least the Watford fans have retained their sense of humour, despite what they are witnessing.

When Kevin de Bruyne - who has been in scintillating form with his passing today - sliced a shot horribly high and wide from the edge of the area just now, the Hornets supporters responded with a chorus of 'what the bleeding hell was that?' (or something very similar).

They are currently cheering every time their team touch the ball, which isn't very often.

Watford manage to clear their lines

Man City 5-0 Watford

Chris Bevan

BBC Sport at Etihad Stadium

The Watford fans give their side an ironic cheer when they manage to clear their lines from a corner. I think they were being ironic anyway...

Watford need 21.5 attempts to score

Man City v Watford (15:00 BST)

Chris Bevan

BBC Sport at Etihad Stadium

Watford have not done any shooting practice as part of their warm-up yet, but they could certainly do with it.

Only Manchester City (102) and Liverpool (91) had more efforts on goal in their first five Premier League games than the Hornets (86) but when it comes to finding the back of the net, the stats tell a different story.

While City and Liverpool both average around a goal every six attempts, Watford’s average is one from every 21.5 attempts - the worst shots-to-goals ratio in the top flight this season.

Watford did manage 31 shots against Arsenal last week of course, but you would have to be a very optimistic Hornets fan to think they are going to manage a similar tally today.

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Watford's warm-up has been mainly possession-based passing drills