Soccer-Man City keep up pace in title race, Arsenal go fourth

Soccer Football - Premier League - Manchester City v Watford - Etihad Stadium, Manchester, Britain - April 23, 2022 Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus celebrates with teammates after scoring their fourth goal to complete his hat-trick Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester City opened up a four-point lead in the Premier League title race by thrashing Watford 5-1 and Arsenal seized the initiative in the battle for fourth spot on Saturday.

Brazilian Gabriel Jesus scored four goals as City applied pressure on chasing Liverpool ahead of their Merseyside derby on Sunday against struggling Everton.

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