Man City head into the final on the back of a nail-biting Premier League finale, which saw Pep Guardiola’s edge Liverpool for the title having also lifted the Carabao Cup earlier in 2018-19. No team has ever won all three trophies in a single season.
Manchester City vs Watford: TV channel & live stream
Football fans living in Japan will be able to tune in to watch the FA Cup final in London between Man City and Watford at 1am JST on Sunday.
There are 2 ways to watch this game in Japan.
・CS（Sky Perfect TV）
A more convenient way to watch the game in Japan is DAZN, which subscribers can watch for 1,750yen (plus tax, 980yen for Docomo users).
How to watch Manchester City vs Watford for free
DAZN offers a one-month free trial for all new subscribers.
Signing up before the FA Cup final will not only mean being able to watch Man City vs Watford without paying anything – they will also be able to watch Arsenal vs Chelsea in the Europa League final on May 30 and Tottenham vs Liverpool in the Champions League final on June 2.
After the one-month free trial period, you will be charged per month to continue streaming live football including the Premier League, J League, Spain’s La Liga, Italy’s Serie A and France’s Ligue 1.
Man City & Watford FA Cup highlights
Man City hammered Rotherham (7-0), Burnley (5-0) and Newport County (4-1) before hard-fought victories over Swansea City (3-2) and Brighton (1-0) to reach the FA Cup final for the first time since Guardiola joined the club in 2016.
Midtable Premier League side Watford have enjoyed an unexpected run to Wembley. They notched up wins over Woking (2-0), Newcastle United (2-0), QPR (1-0) and Crystal Palace (2-1) before a thrilling 3-2 semi-final triumph over Wolves after extra-time.
The Citizens have won two of their previous meetings in the FA Cup, with Watford having beaten the Manchester club just the once. They have never played each other later than the fourth round (last 32).
Man City & Watford match preview
Manchester City have already won the Premier League and Carabao Cup this year and are aiming to become the first English team to ever win all three trophies in a single season.
Manchester United’s treble in 1999 included the Champions League, Premier League and FA Cup, and City supporters will revel in the opportunity to claim their very own treble in 2019.
Watford coach Javi Gracia has enjoyed a successful first full campaign, having arrived at Vicarage Road in January 2018, and is vying with Guardiola to be the third Spanish coach to win the FA Cup after Rafa Benitez and Roberto Martinez.
The Hornets finished 11th in the Premier League, but it’s their FA Cup run that fans will be delighted with. Watford have reached the final only once before, in 1984, and have never before lifted the trophy.
However, Guardiola has beaten Watford in six out of six clashes since his arrival in England three years ago and it would be a huge upset if City were to lose to the FA Cup final underdogs this weekend.