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Watford - Newcastle United
Premier League - 11 July 2020
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The final whistle is blown. Two penalties from captain Troy Deeney were the difference as the Hornets came back from behind again to snatch all three points.
Steve Bruce will be left scratching his head as to how his side let the game slip away from them after a solid first half display.
This could be massive three points for Watford with a tough set of fixtures to come after today's game
Five minuets of extra time to be played at Vicarage Road
- OffDanny WelbeckWatford
- OnAndre GrayWatford
Welbeck off as Andre Gray comes on
- Yellow cardWill HughesWatford
Will Hughes gets a foot on the ball but goes through the player to get the ball and picks up a booking
Watford are looking solid now as they look to close out the game and grab three points that would see them move six clear of Bournemouth
- OffTroy DeeneyWatford
- OnTom CleverleyWatford
Captain and goal scorer Deeney comes off Tom Cleverley. Just how vital could his goals be today?
- Yellow cardFabian SchärNewcastle United
Another booking for Newcastle as Schar brings down Will Hughes after some neat foot work
- Goal by penaltyTroy DeeneyWatford
Deeney grabs is second of the day. He blasts it again past Dubravka who can do very little to stop it
Penalty! Watford win another as Manquillo wraps his arms around Sarr. Awful play by the defender
- OffDanny RoseNewcastle United
- OnEmil KrafthNewcastle United
Danny Rose comes off for Emil Krafth
- OffDwight GayleNewcastle United
- OnNabil BentalebNewcastle United
Changes for Newcastle Gayle is repalced by Nabil Bentaleb
- Yellow cardFederico FernándezNewcastle United
Federico Fernandez picks up a booking for his challenge on Sarr
Newcastle have been second best since Watford equalised but are beginning to find their rhythm again with some neat passing
Danny Rose bumps into Hughes who goes down in the box and is convinced it should be another penalty. But it's not given
- OffMatt RitchieNewcastle United
- OnJoelintonNewcastle United
Change for Newcastle. Joelinton comes on for Richie
Quick water break for the players and time for the managers to get some vital advice over to their players
A smart pass from Shar as he takes a quick free kick, picking out Saint-Maximin who guides the ball into the back of the net but he's adjudged to be fractionally offside
There's movement on t he bench as both teams have substitutes warming up. Could the difference come from change of personnel?
- Yellow cardJavier ManquilloNewcastle United
Booking for Manquillo for his challenge on Sarr who was looking to break forward
Chance: Watford have responded after the equaliser. Danny Welbeck's deflected shot loops off Danny Rose and almost into the back of the net
Chance: Troy Deeney almost grabs another goal, but he went for power over placement and his shot is low and hard straight into the hands of Dubravka
Can Watford do it again? They came from behind against Norwich in the week so they know they have it in them
- Goal by penaltyTroy DeeneyWatford
Troy Deeney beats Dubravka from the spot. He put his foot right through the ball and down the middle of the goal
Penalty for Watford! Kiko Femenía draws a foul from Richie who dives in and the ref points at the spot
Saint-Maximin is the danger man, he's causing Watford all sorts of problems with his pressing
No doubt that Nigel Pearson will have told his Watford side to be braver and better in possession for the second half
- 2nd Half
The whistle goes and Newcastle to get the game underway again. Can Watford find that goal they desperately need?
- End of 1st Half
Half time here in Hertfordshire. Steve Bruce will be happy with his side's performance as they controlled large spells of the game and were certainly deserving of their half time lead.
Ben Foster has kept Watford in the game today. Nigel Pearson will be looking to get his side on the front foot in the second half .
- Yellow cardJamaal LascellesNewcastle United
Booking for Jamaal Lascelles as he breaks down the Watford attack
Three minutes of extra time to be played at Vicarage Road
Nice spell of posses ion from Watford as half time approaches
Foul by Danny Rose and the resulting free kick from Étienne Capoue is sent into dangerous area. The ball is bouncing around a crowd of legs and is some how hooked away from the Newcastle goal mouth
Danny Welbeck and Sarr linking well after a long ball is sent into the Newcastle half. But Welbeck can't get enough power on the header despite rising highest to win the ball
Will Hughes free kick is sent deep toward Dawson, but he can't get enough on the header and the ball goes out
Play is stopped as Fabian Schär goes down after an aerial challenge
Foul by Étienne Capoue for his challenge on Almirón
Watford looking to getting a foothold on the game with a spell of possession
Richie's corner deliveries have been dangerous today, they causing Ben Foster and his defence a lot of problems
Positive play from Saint-Maximin as his wing play win Newcaslte another corner
Poor clearance from Foster as Schär gathers it before being fouled by Étienne Capoue
Watford's passing has been sloppy in the final third today. They are going to need to do better if they want to get anything out of this game
Newcastle have been the better of the two side and deserve the lead
- GoalDwight GayleNewcastle United
Goal: From the resulting corner Gayle prods the ball over the line and the ball is flicked on from a Fernández header
Nice switch from Shelvey as he finds Ritchie on the left flank. His cross is whipped in and goes out for a corner
Watford keeping their shape as Newcastle retain possession
Danny Rose clatters through the back of Sarr. He's looking sharp today and keen to keep Sarr quiet
Watford have been galvanised by that Welbeck chance as they grow in confidence
Chance: Danny Welbeck shot almost crosses the line after near post shot. Watford are looking dangerous on the counter attack
Continued spell of possession from Newcastle here, they are looking busy and the most likely to get a goal
Chance: Shelvey corner is sent to the backpost and Foster is forced into a good save from an Almirón close range shot
Newcastle looking the sharper of the two teams as we approach the ten minute mark
Loose pass from Danny Rose down the left flank and Newcastle attack is halted
The freekick comes to nothing as Shelvey is off side
Saint-Maximin is central to everything that Newcastle are producing at the moment as he wins another free kick deep inside the Watford half
Early possession here from Newcastle as they look to stamp their authority early on in the game
A beautifully whipped cross from Saint-Maximin as he places it into a dangerous area in the Watford box
Stop and start at the moment as Danny Rose goes down holding his face after a challenge from Sarr
Early challenge on Saint-Maximin as he goes down clutching his back. Newcastle will hope he shakes the knock off
Watford to get the game under way at a sunny Vicarage Road
The players take the centre of the pitch for a moment of silence to remember Jack Charlton
Both sets of players are out on the pitch as kick is just minutes away
Steve Bruce made it clear that he'll be looking for a reaction from his players today against Watford
Troy Deeney has started every game since Nigel Peason took over in January and he'll be looking to lead from the front today
The midweek win against Norwich meant Watford ended a run of three consecutive defeats, and victory today would give them back-to-back wins in the league for the first time since January.
No doubt birthday boy Étienne Capoue will be looking to celebrate his 32nd birthday with vital win
Newcastle Team News: Jamaal Lascelles, Miguel Almiron and Allan Saint-Maximin all make the starting eleven
Watford Team News: Nigel Pearson has named an unchanged side from the one that got all three points against Norwich
Steve Bruce will be sweating on late fitness tests for Skipper Jamaal Lascelles (ankle) and frontmen Miguel Almiron (thigh) and Allan Saint-Maximin (fatigue). Local lad Andy Carroll could also be in contention to playing
No new injury worries for Nigel Pearson as Daryl Janmaat, Gerard Deulofeu (both knee) and Isaac Success (Achilles) continue to watch from the stands.
A moment of silence and black armbands to worn today to pay respect Jack Charlton who has passed away
Good morning and welcome to the lunch time kick off between Watford and Newcastle at Vicarage Road.
This is a key game for Nigel Pearson's side who are three points clear of 18th place Bournemouth. With just four games remaining a win today will take them another step closer to retaining their Premier League status for another year.
Mean while Steve Bruce's Newcastle will be looking to put the midweek 5-0 thrashing at the hands of Manchester City behind them, and what better way to do than by grabbing all three points away from home.