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Standout Gabriel Jesus performance sends Pep Guardiola a message vs. Watford

ESPN | 23/04/2022 11:35 PM | Click to read full article

Pep Guardiola's fringe players couldn't get the job done against Liverpool in their FA Cup semifinal last weekend but at a crucial juncture in the season they showed up to give the Manchester City boss a timely boost.

Just 24 hours after Guardiola said his squad was "in trouble" because of a combination of injuries and fatigue, Gabriel Jesus, Oleksandr Zinchenko, and Fernandinho stepped out of the shadows to help City to a comfortable 5-1 win over Watford at the Etihad Stadium.