• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 20 April 2013
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Vicarage Road Stadium
Watford

Watford

Deeney 51"

Deeney 60"

Abdi 66"

Briggs 74"

4 - 0

Watford vs Blackburn Rovers


Team Lineups

Watford

1 Almunia
12 Doyley
27 Cassetti
40 Ekstrand
18 Pudil
21 Anya
22 Abdi66"
39 Chalobah
8 Hogg
9 Deeney51"60"
41 Forestieri
Substitutes
30 Bond
7 Yeates
16 Murray
17 Briggs74"
20 Vydra
36 Geijo
38 Battocchio

Blackburn Rovers

29 Sandomierski
19 Kane
16 Dann
5 Givet
14 Olsson
8 Dunn
15 King
17 Williamson
36 Jones
9 Best
11 Rhodes
Substitutes
30 Usai
2 Orr
12 Pedersen
21 Nuno Gomes
23 Rekik
24 Morris
25 Goodwillie

Possession Stats

44%
56%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Watford

L D W W W W W D

Blackburn Rovers

W D W L D D L D
Head to Head
Blackburn
1-0
Watford 27-Oct-2012
Watford
0-1
Blackburn 20-Feb-2001
Blackburn
3-4
Watford 12-Sep-2000
Watford
2-1
Blackburn 11-Apr-1992
Blackburn
1-0
Watford 17-Sep-1991
Watford
0-3
Blackburn 19-Mar-1991


Live Text Commentary
93:59 +3.59
Red card
 

Daniel Pudil fouled by Todd Kane, the ref awards a free kick. Marco Cassetti is cautioned by the ref for dissent. Leon Best sent off.

89:18
 

Unfair challenge on Jonathan Hogg by David Jones results in a free kick. David Jones goes into the book. Nathaniel Chalobah takes the direct free kick.

87:40
 

The ball is crossed by Markus Olsson, clearance made by Matthew Briggs.

84:48
 

Unfair challenge on Markus Olsson by Troy Deeney results in a free kick. Markus Olsson takes the direct free kick.

81:41
Substitution
 

Sean Murray joins the action as a substitute, replacing Ikechi Anya. Josh Morris joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jordan Rhodes.

80:44
 

Troy Deeney takes a shot. Blocked by Scott Dann. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Almen Abdi, Scott Dann makes a clearance.

79:23
 

Almen Abdi takes a short corner.

78:28
 

Matej Vydra produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the target.

77:39
 

Corner taken by Almen Abdi from the right by-line, clearance made by Karim Rekik.

75:47
Substitution
 

Fernando Forestieri goes off and Matej Vydra comes on.

73:27
Goal
 

Ikechi Anya takes a shot. Grzegorz Sandomierski makes a save. Corner taken by Almen Abdi from the right by-line. Matthew Briggs fires in a goal from inside the six-yard box low into the middle of the goal. Watford 4-0 Blackburn.

70:20
Substitution
 

Joshua King leaves the field to be replaced by Miguel Nuno Gomes.

68:16
Substitution
 

Karim Rekik gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Troy Deeney. Karim Rekik goes into the book. Joel Ekstrand goes off and Matthew Briggs comes on. Nathaniel Chalobah takes the free kick.

66:40
Goal
 

Almen Abdi finds the net with a goal from inside the penalty box high into the middle of the goal. Watford 3-0 Blackburn.Assist by Fernando Forestieri.

65:12
 

Inswinging corner taken by Fernando Forestieri from the left by-line.

62:33
 

Lee Williamson challenges Daniel Pudil unfairly and gives away a free kick. Lee Williamson goes into the book. Direct free kick taken by Daniel Pudil.

62:01
Substitution
 

Gael Givet goes off and Karim Rekik comes on.

60:29
Goal
 

Troy Deeney finds the net with a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Watford 2-0 Blackburn.Assist by Fernando Forestieri.

59:32
 

Close range header by Jordan Rhodes goes over the crossbar.

59:19
 

The ball is crossed by Markus Olsson.

57:19
 

Corner taken right-footed by Fernando Forestieri from the left by-line, Leon Best manages to make a clearance.

55:42
 

Markus Olsson crosses the ball, Marco Cassetti makes a clearance.

53:49
 

Ikechi Anya sends in a cross, Markus Olsson gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken by Almen Abdi from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Jordan Rhodes.

51:04
Goal
 

Troy Deeney fires in a goal from the edge of the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Watford 1-0 Blackburn.Fernando Forestieri provided the assist for the goal.

50:50
 

David Jones gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nathaniel Chalobah. Nathaniel Chalobah restarts play with the free kick.

48:44
 

Centre by Todd Kane, Daniel Pudil gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by David Jones from the right by-line, Lloyd Doyley makes a clearance.

47:52
Yellow card
 

Joel Ekstrand gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jordan Rhodes. Joel Ekstrand is booked. Direct free kick taken by Scott Dann.

45:57 +0.57
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Troy Deeney by Gael Givet. Almen Abdi takes the direct free kick.

45:23
 

Centre by Ikechi Anya, Grzegorz Sandomierski makes a save.

42:58
 

Marco Cassetti takes a shot. Markus Olsson gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken by Almen Abdi from the right by-line, Header from deep inside the area by Joel Ekstrand goes over the bar.

41:50
 

Foul by Scott Dann on Fernando Forestieri, free kick awarded. Almen Abdi takes the free kick.

38:25
 

Corner taken by Almen Abdi from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Scott Dann.

37:26
 

Effort from the edge of the area by Fernando Forestieri goes wide of the right-hand post.

36:35
 

Troy Deeney produces a cross, Markus Olsson gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Almen Abdi played to the near post, Leon Best manages to make a clearance.

29:12
 

Joel Ekstrand gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jordan Rhodes. Free kick taken by David Jones.

28:18
 

The ball is swung over by Daniel Pudil, Todd Kane gets a block in. Corner from left by-line taken by Almen Abdi.

27:54
 

Jordan Rhodes is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Marco Cassetti.

27:31
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Almen Abdi from the right by-line to the near post, Jordan Rhodes makes a clearance.

27:13
 

Ikechi Anya produces a cross, Markus Olsson makes a clearance.

25:55
 

A cross is delivered by Daniel Pudil, Troy Deeney takes a shot. Save by Grzegorz Sandomierski.

23:16
 

Indirect free kick taken by Lee Williamson. Scott Dann produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that clears the crossbar.

20:23
 

Troy Deeney concedes a free kick for a foul on Scott Dann. David Jones takes the direct free kick.

19:17
 

The ball is crossed by Ikechi Anya.

17:22
 

Fernando Forestieri takes a shot. Save by Grzegorz Sandomierski.

16:34
 

The referee blows for offside. Manuel Almunia takes the indirect free kick.

15:53
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Almen Abdi on Leon Best. Scott Dann takes the direct free kick.

13:45
 

Scott Dann challenges Fernando Forestieri unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Nathaniel Chalobah.

13:14
 

Foul by Marco Cassetti on Leon Best, free kick awarded. Scott Dann restarts play with the free kick.

11:59
 

David Dunn produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that goes wide left of the target.

9:37
 

The offside flag is raised against Todd Kane. Manuel Almunia takes the free kick.

6:04
 

The ball is swung over by Daniel Pudil, David Dunn gets a block in.

4:06
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lee Williamson on Marco Cassetti. Direct free kick taken by Manuel Almunia.

1:56
 

Marco Cassetti challenges David Dunn unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Scott Dann.

1:30
 

David Dunn challenges Almen Abdi unfairly and gives away a free kick. Nathaniel Chalobah takes the free kick.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Brighton 5 4 13
2 Hull 5 4 10
3 Ipswich 5 3 10
4 QPR 5 2 10
5 Cardiff 5 3 9
6 Middlesbrough 5 4 8
7 Birmingham 4 3 8
8 Charlton 5 2 8
9 Burnley 5 0 8
10 Leeds 5 1 7

Full Sky Bet Championship Table