• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 17 March 2012
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Vicarage Road Stadium

Watford vs Coventry City


Team Lineups

Watford

35 Kuszczak
12 Doyley
6 Mariappa
33 Nosworthy
3 Dickinson
4 Eustace
18 Kacaniklic
32 Hogg
22 Murray
9 Deeney
26 Assombalonga
Substitutes
1 Loach
5 Taylor
7 Yeates
10 Iwelumo
25 Garner

Coventry City

1 Murphy
26 Clarke
30 Cameron
2 Keogh
15 Cranie
4 Clingan
11 McSheffrey
12 Deegan
16 Norwood
18 Nimely
22 Platt
Substitutes
13 Dunn
3 Hussey
14 McDonald
31 Christie
32 Thomas

Possession Stats

44%
56%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Watford

L D W W W W W D

Coventry City

W W D L D L L L
Head to Head
Coventry
0-0
Watford 20-Aug-2011
Coventry
2-0
Watford 02-Apr-2011
Watford
2-2
Coventry 14-Aug-2010
Coventry
0-4
Watford 02-May-2010
Watford
2-3
Coventry 29-Sep-2009
Coventry
2-3
Watford 25-Apr-2009


Live Text Commentary
96:24 +6.24
 

Mark Yeates takes a shot. Joe Murphy makes a save.

95:17 +5.17
 

Lloyd Doyley fouled by Clive Platt, the ref awards a free kick. Tomasz Kuszczak takes the free kick.

93:24 +3.24
 

The referee gives a free kick against Sean Murray for handball. Free kick crossed right-footed by Sammy Clingan, clearance by Chris Iwelumo.

93:09 +3.09
 

Troy Deeney receives a caution.

92:23 +2.23
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Gary McSheffrey from the right by-line, clearance by Chris Iwelumo.

92:10 +2.1
 

Cody McDonald takes a shot. Clearance made by Adrian Mariappa.

90:44 +0.44
 

Troy Deeney gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Richard Keogh. Indirect free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

88:29
 

A cross is delivered by Lloyd Doyley. Sean Murray is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

86:47
 

The ball is crossed by Carl Dickinson. The referee penalises Gary McSheffrey for handball. Mark Yeates restarts play with the free kick.

84:53
Substitution
 

Cyrus Christie is brought on as a substitute for Jordan Clarke.

84:08
 

The ball is crossed by Mark Yeates.

83:46
 

Corner taken right-footed by Mark Yeates from the right by-line, clearance made by Martin Cranie.

83:40
 

Mark Yeates delivers the ball, Martin Cranie gets a block in.

81:41
 

Shot by Cody McDonald from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

79:33
Substitution
 

Mark Yeates joins the action as a substitute, replacing Alex Kacaniklic.

75:19
Yellow card
 

Sean Murray gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gary McSheffrey. Booking for Sean Murray for unsporting behaviour. Martin Cranie takes the indirect free kick.

75:00
 

John Eustace takes a shot. Save by Joe Murphy.

74:15
 

Troy Deeney takes a shot. Joe Murphy gets a block in. Corner taken left-footed by Alex Kacaniklic from the right by-line to the near post, Sammy Clingan makes a clearance.

70:48
Substitution
 

Troy Deeney gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Joe Murphy. (Coventry) makes a substitution, with Cody McDonald coming on for Alex Nimely. Indirect free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

70:11
 

Corner from left by-line taken by Sean Murray.

70:04
 

The ball is sent over by Alex Kacaniklic, blocked by Jordan Clarke.

68:26
 

Chris Iwelumo is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

65:46
 

Nyron Nosworthy challenges Gary Deegan unfairly and gives away a free kick. The referee books Nyron Nosworthy for unsporting behaviour. Strike on goal comes in from Gary McSheffrey from the free kick, Tomasz Kuszczak makes a save.

64:34
 

Troy Deeney takes a shot. Save made by Joe Murphy. Corner taken right-footed by Sean Murray, Foul by John Eustace on Joe Murphy, free kick awarded. Joe Murphy takes the indirect free kick.

64:09
 

A cross is delivered by Carl Dickinson.

63:25
 

Unfair challenge on Troy Deeney by Martin Cranie results in a free kick. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Alex Kacaniklic, save made by Joe Murphy.

60:10
Substitution
 

Unfair challenge on Richard Keogh by Alex Kacaniklic results in a free kick. Chris Iwelumo replaces Britt Assombalonga. Indirect free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

58:56
 

The ball is sent over by Carl Dickinson.

58:49
 

Sean Murray sends in a cross.

54:37
 

Lloyd Doyley delivers the ball.

53:10
 

Jonathan Hogg challenges Sammy Clingan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Sammy Clingan takes the free kick.

49:02 +4.02
 

Oliver Norwood takes a shot. Save by Tomasz Kuszczak. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Sammy Clingan.

49:56
 

Corner taken left-footed by Alex Kacaniklic, clearance made by Clive Platt. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Alex Kacaniklic, Clive Platt manages to make a clearance.

49:30
 

The ball is swung over by Alex Kacaniklic, John Eustace takes a shot. Blocked by Martin Cranie.

48:44
 

Shot from just outside the penalty box by Oliver Norwood misses to the left of the target.

48:06
 

Foul by Britt Assombalonga on Richard Keogh, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Sammy Clingan.

46:22 +1.22
 

John Eustace fouled by Clive Platt, the ref awards a free kick. Nyron Nosworthy restarts play with the free kick.

47:21
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Britt Assombalonga. Free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

46:07
 

A cross is delivered by Carl Dickinson, Joe Murphy makes a save.

43:45
 

The ball is delivered by Gary McSheffrey.

43:03
 

Richard Keogh fouled by Britt Assombalonga, the ref awards a free kick. Joe Murphy takes the indirect free kick.

42:09
 

The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

40:30
 

The ball is delivered by Lloyd Doyley, Close range effort by John Eustace misses to the right of the goal.

37:54
 

Unfair challenge on John Eustace by Gary Deegan results in a free kick. John Eustace takes the free kick.

34:20
 

Gary McSheffrey sends in a cross, Clive Platt takes a shot. Clearance made by Lloyd Doyley.

33:29
 

Gary McSheffrey produces a cross, blocked by Carl Dickinson. Corner taken by Gary McSheffrey from the right by-line to the near post, Adrian Mariappa manages to make a clearance.

32:23
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Carl Dickinson on Jordan Clarke. Gary McSheffrey crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel, clearance by Nyron Nosworthy.

30:14
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Troy Deeney by Sammy Clingan. Free kick taken by Nyron Nosworthy.

28:43
 

Gary Deegan produces a cross, clearance by Carl Dickinson.

25:57
 

The ball is delivered by Carl Dickinson.

23:59
 

Inswinging corner taken by Gary McSheffrey, Nathan Cameron concedes a free kick for a foul on Adrian Mariappa. Indirect free kick taken by Tomasz Kuszczak.

19:36
 

The official flags Alex Nimely offside. Indirect free kick taken by Nyron Nosworthy.

18:50
 

A cross is delivered by Alex Kacaniklic, Nathan Cameron fouled by Britt Assombalonga, the ref awards a free kick. Joe Murphy restarts play with the free kick.

18:14
 

Gary McSheffrey gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on John Eustace. Tomasz Kuszczak takes the indirect free kick.

17:37
 

Martin Cranie delivers the ball, blocked by Alex Kacaniklic. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Sammy Clingan from the left by-line, Nyron Nosworthy makes a clearance.

14:41
 

Britt Assombalonga challenges Sammy Clingan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Sammy Clingan takes the indirect free kick.

11:57
 

Corner taken left-footed by Alex Kacaniklic from the right by-line, Britt Assombalonga has a header from inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.

10:38
 

The ball is sent over by Carl Dickinson, clearance made by Richard Keogh.

10:29
 

A cross is delivered by Sean Murray, clearance by Jordan Clarke.

9:48
 

Alex Kacaniklic takes the inswinging corner, Sammy Clingan makes a clearance.

9:37
 

Centre by Alex Kacaniklic, clearance made by Nathan Cameron.

8:09
 

The ball is swung over by Gary McSheffrey, clearance by Adrian Mariappa.

5:48
 

Jordan Clarke fouled by Troy Deeney, the ref awards a free kick. Richard Keogh takes the free kick.

5:05
 

A cross is delivered by John Eustace, Sean Murray produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.

:11
 

Troy Deeney concedes a free kick for a foul on Richard Keogh. Joe Murphy takes the indirect 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