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Watford vs Crystal Palace

Watford 2 Palace 1

Watford2
Capoue27'
Gray79'
Palace1
Batshuayi62'
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Match ends, Watford 2, Crystal Palace 1.
90'+4'

miss

Attempt missed. Aaron Wan-Bissaka (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.
90'+1'

offside

Offside, Watford. Etienne Capoue tries a through ball, but Andre Gray is caught offside.
89'

miss

Attempt missed. James Tomkins (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left following a corner.
89'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Adam Masina.
89'

Substitution

Watford
Gerard
Deulofeu(7)
off
Tom
Cleverley(8)
on
87'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Andros Townsend.
87'

free kick won

James Tomkins (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
86'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Craig Cathcart (Watford) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Gerard Deulofeu with a cross.
85'

corner

Corner, Watford. Conceded by Christian Benteke.
85'

corner

Corner, Watford. Conceded by Christian Benteke.
84'

corner

Corner, Watford. Conceded by Vicente Guaita.
84'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Troy Deeney (Watford) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Roberto Pereyra.
84'

Substitution

Crystal Palace
James
McArthur(18)
off
Christian
Benteke(17)
on
83'

free kick won

Troy Deeney (Watford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
82'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
82'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
82'

free kick won

Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
79'

Watford Goal

Watford
Goal!
Watford
Andre
Gray(18)
Goal! Watford 2, Crystal Palace 1. Andre Gray (Watford) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Roberto Pereyra with a through ball.
77'

Substitution

Watford
Will
Hughes(19)
off
Andre
Gray(18)
on
76'

end delay

Delay over. They are ready to continue.
74'

start delay

Delay in match Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) because of an injury.
74'

miss

Attempt missed. Abdoulaye Doucouré (Watford) left footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Roberto Pereyra.
74'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Roberto Pereyra (Watford) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top right corner.
72'

miss

Attempt missed. Max Meyer (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Michy Batshuayi.
70'

free kick won

Gerard Deulofeu (Watford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
67'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Gerard Deulofeu (Watford) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the left is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Troy Deeney.
64'

free kick won

James McArthur (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
62'

Crystal Palace Goal!

Crystal Palace
Goal!
Crystal Palace
Michy
Batshuayi(23)
Goal! Watford 1, Crystal Palace 1. Michy Batshuayi (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner.
60'

miss

Attempt missed. Michy Batshuayi (Crystal Palace) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Jeffrey Schlupp.
58'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Heurelho Gomes.
58'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Andros Townsend (Crystal Palace) left footed shot from long range on the right is saved in the top centre of the goal.
57'

Yellow Card

Masina(11)
Adam Masina (Watford) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
57'

free kick won

Max Meyer (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick on the right wing.
56'

free kick won

Max Meyer (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
49'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Max Meyer (Crystal Palace) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Andros Townsend with a cross.
49'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Adam Masina.
48'

free kick won

Max Meyer (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
45'

Substitution

Watford
José
Holebas(25)
off
Adam
Masina(11)
on

First-Half Ends

First Half ends, Watford 1, Crystal Palace 0.
43'

free kick won

Will Hughes (Watford) wins a free kick on the right wing.
43'

free kick won

Troy Deeney (Watford) wins a free kick on the left wing.
42'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Max Meyer (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Aaron Wan-Bissaka with a through ball.
41'

end delay

Delay over. They are ready to continue.
39'

start delay

Delay in match José Holebas (Watford) because of an injury.
38'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Gerard Deulofeu (Watford) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
37'

free kick won

Troy Deeney (Watford) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
36'

Yellow Card

Milivojevic(4)
Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
36'

free kick won

Will Hughes (Watford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
35'

miss

Attempt missed. James Tomkins (Crystal Palace) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Luka Milivojevic with a cross following a corner.
34'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Adrian Mariappa.
33'

free kick won

Jeffrey Schlupp (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
31'

free kick won

Will Hughes (Watford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
29'

corner

Corner, Watford. Conceded by Vicente Guaita.
29'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Gerard Deulofeu (Watford) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Will Hughes.
27'

Watford Goal

Watford
Goal!
Watford
Etienne
Capoue(29)
Goal! Watford 1, Crystal Palace 0. Etienne Capoue (Watford) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Craig Cathcart following a corner.
27'

corner

Corner, Watford. Conceded by James Tomkins.
26'

corner

Corner, Watford. Conceded by Vicente Guaita.
25'

corner

Corner, Watford. Conceded by Martin Kelly.
23'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Troy Deeney (Watford) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Will Hughes with a cross.
22'

corner

Corner, Watford. Conceded by Aaron Wan-Bissaka.
18'

free kick won

Jeffrey Schlupp (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick on the left wing.
17'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Gerard Deulofeu (Watford) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Troy Deeney.
16'

free kick won

Roberto Pereyra (Watford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
12'

free kick won

Abdoulaye Doucouré (Watford) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
10'

free kick won

Max Meyer (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
6'

free kick won

Jeffrey Schlupp (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
6'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Andros Townsend.

Kick-Off

lineup

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

Starting lineup

31
Vicente Guaita
GK
5
James Tomkins
DF
29
Aaron Wan-Bissaka
DF
34
Martin Kelly
DF
15
Jeffrey Schlupp
DF
4
Luka Milivojevic
MF
36'
18
James McArthur
MF
substitution icon84'
8
Cheikhou Kouyaté
MF
10
Andros Townsend
MF
7
Max Meyer
MF
23
Michy Batshuayi
S
62'

Substitutes

2
Joel Ward
13
Wayne Hennessey
14
Jordan Ayew
17
Christian Benteke
substitution icon84'
21
Connor Wickham
35
Sam Woods
44
Jairo Riedewald

Starting lineup

1
Heurelho Gomes
GK
15
Craig Cathcart
DF
25
José Holebas
DF
substitution icon45'
21
Kiko Femenía
DF
6
Adrian Mariappa
DF
37
Roberto Pereyra
MF
29
Etienne Capoue
MF
27'
16
Abdoulaye Doucouré
MF
19
Will Hughes
MF
substitution icon77'
7
Gerard Deulofeu
S
substitution icon89'
9
Troy Deeney
S

Substitutes

2
Daryl Janmaat
8
Tom Cleverley
substitution icon89'
10
Isaac Success
11
Adam Masina
substitution icon45'
57'
18
Andre Gray
substitution icon77'
79'
27
Christian Kabasele
30
Pontus Dahlberg
Watford

Team stats

Crystal Palace
Possession
43%
57%
Shots on target
8
5
Shots off target
1
5
Corners
8
4
Passes completed
0
0
Free kicks
9
10
Offsides
0
0
2-3
2-1
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Starting lineup

31
Vicente Guaita
GK
5
James Tomkins
DF
29
Aaron Wan-Bissaka
DF
34
Martin Kelly
DF
15
Jeffrey Schlupp
DF
4
Luka Milivojevic
MF
36'
18
James McArthur
MF
substitution icon84'
8
Cheikhou Kouyaté
MF
10
Andros Townsend
MF
7
Max Meyer
MF
23
Michy Batshuayi
S
62'

Substitutes

2
Joel Ward
13
Wayne Hennessey
14
Jordan Ayew
17
Christian Benteke
substitution icon84'
21
Connor Wickham
35
Sam Woods
44
Jairo Riedewald

Starting lineup

1
Heurelho Gomes
GK
15
Craig Cathcart
DF
25
José Holebas
DF
substitution icon45'
21
Kiko Femenía
DF
6
Adrian Mariappa
DF
37
Roberto Pereyra
MF
29
Etienne Capoue
MF
27'
16
Abdoulaye Doucouré
MF
19
Will Hughes
MF
substitution icon77'
7
Gerard Deulofeu
S
substitution icon89'
9
Troy Deeney
S

Substitutes

2
Daryl Janmaat
8
Tom Cleverley
substitution icon89'
10
Isaac Success
11
Adam Masina
substitution icon45'
57'
18
Andre Gray
substitution icon77'
79'
27
Christian Kabasele
30
Pontus Dahlberg
Watford

Team stats

Crystal Palace
Possession
43%
57%
Shots on target
8
5
Shots off target
1
5
Corners
8
4
Passes completed
0
0
Free kicks
9
10
Offsides
0
0
2-3
2-1

Match Blog

Full-Time

Match ends, Watford 2, Crystal Palace 1.
90'+4'

miss

Attempt missed. Aaron Wan-Bissaka (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.
90'+1'

offside

Offside, Watford. Etienne Capoue tries a through ball, but Andre Gray is caught offside.
89'

miss

Attempt missed. James Tomkins (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left following a corner.
89'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Adam Masina.
89'

Substitution

Watford
Gerard
Deulofeu(7)
off
Tom
Cleverley(8)
on
87'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Andros Townsend.
87'

free kick won

James Tomkins (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
86'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Craig Cathcart (Watford) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Gerard Deulofeu with a cross.
85'

corner

Corner, Watford. Conceded by Christian Benteke.
85'

corner

Corner, Watford. Conceded by Christian Benteke.
84'

corner

Corner, Watford. Conceded by Vicente Guaita.
84'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Troy Deeney (Watford) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Roberto Pereyra.
84'

Substitution

Crystal Palace
James
McArthur(18)
off
Christian
Benteke(17)
on
83'

free kick won

Troy Deeney (Watford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
82'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
82'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
82'

free kick won

Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
79'

Watford Goal

Watford
Goal!
Watford
Andre
Gray(18)
Goal! Watford 2, Crystal Palace 1. Andre Gray (Watford) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Roberto Pereyra with a through ball.
77'

Substitution

Watford
Will
Hughes(19)
off
Andre
Gray(18)
on
76'

end delay

Delay over. They are ready to continue.
74'

start delay

Delay in match Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) because of an injury.
74'

miss

Attempt missed. Abdoulaye Doucouré (Watford) left footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Roberto Pereyra.
74'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Roberto Pereyra (Watford) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top right corner.
72'

miss

Attempt missed. Max Meyer (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Michy Batshuayi.
70'

free kick won

Gerard Deulofeu (Watford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
67'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Gerard Deulofeu (Watford) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the left is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Troy Deeney.
64'

free kick won

James McArthur (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
62'

Crystal Palace Goal!

Crystal Palace
Goal!
Crystal Palace
Michy
Batshuayi(23)
Goal! Watford 1, Crystal Palace 1. Michy Batshuayi (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner.
60'

miss

Attempt missed. Michy Batshuayi (Crystal Palace) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Jeffrey Schlupp.
58'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Heurelho Gomes.
58'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Andros Townsend (Crystal Palace) left footed shot from long range on the right is saved in the top centre of the goal.
57'

Yellow Card

Masina(11)
Adam Masina (Watford) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
57'

free kick won

Max Meyer (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick on the right wing.
56'

free kick won

Max Meyer (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
49'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Max Meyer (Crystal Palace) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Andros Townsend with a cross.
49'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Adam Masina.
48'

free kick won

Max Meyer (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
45'

Substitution

Watford
José
Holebas(25)
off
Adam
Masina(11)
on

First-Half Ends

First Half ends, Watford 1, Crystal Palace 0.
43'

free kick won

Will Hughes (Watford) wins a free kick on the right wing.
43'

free kick won

Troy Deeney (Watford) wins a free kick on the left wing.
42'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Max Meyer (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Aaron Wan-Bissaka with a through ball.
41'

end delay

Delay over. They are ready to continue.
39'

start delay

Delay in match José Holebas (Watford) because of an injury.
38'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Gerard Deulofeu (Watford) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
37'

free kick won

Troy Deeney (Watford) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
36'

Yellow Card

Milivojevic(4)
Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
36'

free kick won

Will Hughes (Watford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
35'

miss

Attempt missed. James Tomkins (Crystal Palace) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Luka Milivojevic with a cross following a corner.
34'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Adrian Mariappa.
33'

free kick won

Jeffrey Schlupp (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
31'

free kick won

Will Hughes (Watford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
29'

corner

Corner, Watford. Conceded by Vicente Guaita.
29'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Gerard Deulofeu (Watford) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Will Hughes.
27'

Watford Goal

Watford
Goal!
Watford
Etienne
Capoue(29)
Goal! Watford 1, Crystal Palace 0. Etienne Capoue (Watford) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Craig Cathcart following a corner.
27'

corner

Corner, Watford. Conceded by James Tomkins.
26'

corner

Corner, Watford. Conceded by Vicente Guaita.
25'

corner

Corner, Watford. Conceded by Martin Kelly.
23'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Troy Deeney (Watford) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Will Hughes with a cross.
22'

corner

Corner, Watford. Conceded by Aaron Wan-Bissaka.
18'

free kick won

Jeffrey Schlupp (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick on the left wing.
17'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Gerard Deulofeu (Watford) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Troy Deeney.
16'

free kick won

Roberto Pereyra (Watford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
12'

free kick won

Abdoulaye Doucouré (Watford) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
10'

free kick won

Max Meyer (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
6'

free kick won

Jeffrey Schlupp (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
6'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Andros Townsend.

Kick-Off

lineup

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.