Premier League

Man City falls just short of EPL record with 8-0 win

MANCHESTER, England (AP) Bernardo Silva scored a hat trick as Manchester City thrashed Watford 8-0 on Saturday, falling one goal short of tying the record for the heaviest victory in Premier League history.

There were also goals for David Silva, Sergio Aguero, Riyad Mahrez, Nicolas Otamendi and Kevin De Bruyne at Etihad Stadium, as the champions demolished the last-place team in the league.

Manchester United's 9-0 win over Ipswich in 1995 remains the biggest victory since the Premier League began in 1992. It was City's record win in that time, however.

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