Premier League • Day 35
  • 2nd Half
  • Watford
  • Newcastle United
  • WelbeckGray
    90'
  • Hughes
    90'
  • LascellesLazaro
    87'
  • DeeneyCleverley
    85'
  • Schär
    84'
  • Deeney (P)
    82'
  • RoseKrafth
    79'
  • GayleBentaleb
    79'
  • Fernández
    77'
  • RitchieJoelinton
    72'
  • Manquillo
    63'
  • Deeney (P)
    52'
  • 1st Half
  • Watford
  • Newcastle United
  • Lascelles
    45'
  • Gayle
    23'
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Watford - Newcastle United
Premier League - 11 July 2020

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  • End of 2nd Half
90'+5 

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.

90'+4' 

This could be massive three points for Watford with a tough set of fixtures to come after today's game

90' 

Five minuets of extra time to be played at Vicarage Road

  • Andre Gray
    OffDanny WelbeckWatfordWelbeck off as Andre Gray comes on
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  • Andre Gray
    OnAndre GrayWatford
90' 

Welbeck off as Andre Gray comes on

  • Will Hughes
    Yellow cardWill HughesWatfordWill Hughes gets a foot on the ball but goes through the player to get the ball and picks up a booking
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90' 

Will Hughes gets a foot on the ball but goes through the player to get the ball and picks up a booking

87' 

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

  • Tom Cleverley
    OffTroy DeeneyWatfordCaptain and goal scorer Deeney comes off Tom Cleverley. Just how vital could his goals be today?
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  • Tom Cleverley
    OnTom CleverleyWatford
85' 

Captain and goal scorer Deeney comes off Tom Cleverley. Just how vital could his goals be today?

  • Fabian Schär
    Yellow cardFabian SchärNewcastle UnitedAnother booking for Newcastle as Schar brings down Will Hughes after some neat foot work
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84' 

Another booking for Newcastle as Schar brings down Will Hughes after some neat foot work

  • Troy Deeney
    Goal by penaltyTroy DeeneyWatfordDeeney grabs is second of the day. He blasts it again past Dubravka who can do very little to stop it
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82' 

Deeney grabs is second of the day. He blasts it again past Dubravka who can do very little to stop it

80' 

Penalty! Watford win another as Manquillo wraps his arms around Sarr. Awful play by the defender

  • Emil Krafth
    OffDanny RoseNewcastle UnitedDanny Rose comes off for Emil Krafth
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  • Emil Krafth
    OnEmil KrafthNewcastle United
79' 

Danny Rose comes off for Emil Krafth

  • Nabil Bentaleb
    OffDwight GayleNewcastle UnitedChanges for Newcastle Gayle is repalced by Nabil Bentaleb
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  • Nabil Bentaleb
    OnNabil BentalebNewcastle United
79' 

Changes for Newcastle Gayle is repalced by Nabil Bentaleb

  • Federico Fernández
    Yellow cardFederico FernándezNewcastle UnitedFederico Fernandez picks up a booking for his challenge on Sarr
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77' 

Federico Fernandez picks up a booking for his challenge on Sarr

75' 

Newcastle have been second best since Watford equalised but are beginning to find their rhythm again with some neat passing

74' 

Danny Rose bumps into Hughes who goes down in the box and is convinced it should be another penalty. But it's not given

  • Joelinton
    OffMatt RitchieNewcastle UnitedChange for Newcastle. Joelinton comes on for Richie
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  • Joelinton
    OnJoelintonNewcastle United
72' 

Change for Newcastle. Joelinton comes on for Richie

67' 

Quick water break for the players and time for the managers to get some vital advice over to their players

67' 

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

66' 

There's movement on t he bench as both teams have substitutes warming up. Could the difference come from change of personnel?

  • Javier Manquillo
    Yellow cardJavier ManquilloNewcastle UnitedBooking for Manquillo for his challenge on Sarr who was looking to break forward
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63' 

Booking for Manquillo for his challenge on Sarr who was looking to break forward

60' 

Chance: Watford have responded after the equaliser. Danny Welbeck's deflected shot loops off Danny Rose and almost into the back of the net

59' 

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

55' 

Can Watford do it again? They came from behind against Norwich in the week so they know they have it in them

  • Troy Deeney
    Goal by penaltyTroy DeeneyWatfordTroy Deeney beats Dubravka from the spot. He put his foot right through the ball and down the middle of the goal
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52' 

Troy Deeney beats Dubravka from the spot. He put his foot right through the ball and down the middle of the goal

51' 

Penalty for Watford! Kiko Femenía draws a foul from Richie who dives in and the ref points at the spot

48' 

Saint-Maximin is the danger man, he's causing Watford all sorts of problems with his pressing

47' 

No doubt that Nigel Pearson will have told his Watford side to be braver and better in possession for the second half

  • 2nd Half
45' 

The whistle goes and Newcastle to get the game underway again. Can Watford find that goal they desperately need?

  • End of 1st Half
45' + 3' 

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 .

  • Jamaal Lascelles
    Yellow cardJamaal LascellesNewcastle UnitedBooking for Jamaal Lascelles as he breaks down the Watford attack
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45'+2 

Booking for Jamaal Lascelles as he breaks down the Watford attack

45' 

Three minutes of extra time to be played at Vicarage Road

44' 

Nice spell of posses ion from Watford as half time approaches

43' 

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

40' 

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

39' 

Will Hughes free kick is sent deep toward Dawson, but he can't get enough on the header and the ball goes out

35 

Play is stopped as Fabian Schär goes down after an aerial challenge

32' 

Foul by Étienne Capoue for his challenge on Almirón

31' 

Watford looking to getting a foothold on the game with a spell of possession

30' 

Richie's corner deliveries have been dangerous today, they causing Ben Foster and his defence a lot of problems

29' 

Positive play from Saint-Maximin as his wing play win Newcaslte another corner

28' 

Poor clearance from Foster as Schär gathers it before being fouled by Étienne Capoue

27' 

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

26' 

Newcastle have been the better of the two side and deserve the lead

  • Dwight Gayle
    GoalDwight GayleNewcastle UnitedGoal: From the resulting corner Gayle prods the ball over the line and the ball is flicked on from a  Fernández header
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23' 

Goal: From the resulting corner Gayle prods the ball over the line and the ball is flicked on from a Fernández header

22' 

Nice switch from Shelvey as he finds Ritchie on the left flank. His cross is whipped in and goes out for a corner

20' 

Watford keeping their shape as Newcastle retain possession

19' 

Danny Rose clatters through the back of Sarr. He's looking sharp today and keen to keep Sarr quiet

17' 

Watford have been galvanised by that Welbeck chance as they grow in confidence

16' 

Chance: Danny Welbeck shot almost crosses the line after near post shot. Watford are looking dangerous on the counter attack

13' 

Continued spell of possession from Newcastle here, they are looking busy and the most likely to get a goal

11' 

Chance: Shelvey corner is sent to the backpost and Foster is forced into a good save from an Almirón close range shot

9' 

Newcastle looking the sharper of the two teams as we approach the ten minute mark

7' 

Loose pass from Danny Rose down the left flank and Newcastle attack is halted

6' 

The freekick comes to nothing as Shelvey is off side

6' 

Saint-Maximin is central to everything that Newcastle are producing at the moment as he wins another free kick deep inside the Watford half

5' 

Early possession here from Newcastle as they look to stamp their authority early on in the game

3' 

A beautifully whipped cross from Saint-Maximin as he places it into a dangerous area in the Watford box

2' 

Stop and start at the moment as Danny Rose goes down holding his face after a challenge from Sarr

1' 

Early challenge on Saint-Maximin as he goes down clutching his back. Newcastle will hope he shakes the knock off

1'  

Watford to get the game under way at a sunny Vicarage Road

12.29 

The players take the centre of the pitch for a moment of silence to remember Jack Charlton

12.27 

Both sets of players are out on the pitch as kick is just minutes away

12.22 

Steve Bruce made it clear that he'll be looking for a reaction from his players today against Watford

12.15 

Troy Deeney has started every game since Nigel Peason took over in January and he'll be looking to lead from the front today

12:13 

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.

12.10 

No doubt birthday boy Étienne Capoue will be looking to celebrate his 32nd birthday with vital win

12:05 

Newcastle Team News: Jamaal Lascelles, Miguel Almiron and Allan Saint-Maximin all make the starting eleven

12:01 

Watford Team News: Nigel Pearson has named an unchanged side from the one that got all three points against Norwich

11:58 

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

11:57 

No new injury worries for Nigel Pearson as Daryl Janmaat, Gerard Deulofeu (both knee) and Isaac Success (Achilles) continue to watch from the stands.

11:54 

A moment of silence and black armbands to worn today to pay respect Jack Charlton who has passed away

11:45 

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.