• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 31 December 2011
  • Kick-off: 13:00
  • Venue: Vicarage Road Stadium
Watford

Watford

Sordell 43"

Sordell 67"

Eustace 83"

Kightly 90"

4 - 1

Watford vs Doncaster Rovers


Team Lineups

Watford

1 Loach
2 Hodson
6 Mariappa
33 Nosworthy
3 Dickinson
7 Yeates
18 Kightly90"
19 Buaben
32 Hogg
9 Deeney
20 Sordell43"67"
Substitutes
30 Bond
4 Eustace83"
10 Iwelumo
12 Doyley
25 Garner

Doncaster Rovers

33 Woods
39 Chimbonda
21 Hird
41 Beye
31 Ilunga
17 Barnes
18 Gillett
26 Coppinger
42 Goulon
10 Sharp46"
19 Diouf
Substitutes
38 Maxted
2 O'Connor
3 Friend
12 Hayter
23 Bennett

Possession Stats

44%
56%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Watford

W W L D W W W W

Doncaster Rovers

W L L L L D L L
Head to Head
Doncaster
0-0
Watford 26-Nov-2011
Doncaster
1-1
Watford 26-Feb-2011
Watford
2-2
Doncaster 11-Sep-2010
Doncaster
2-1
Watford 16-Jan-2010
Watford
1-1
Doncaster 08-Aug-2009
Doncaster
1-2
Watford 04-Apr-2009


Live Text Commentary
93:15 +3.15
Yellow card
 

Booking for Michael Kightly.

92:40 +2.4
Goal
 

Michael Kightly fires in a goal from just outside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Watford 4-1 Doncaster.

92:21 +2.21
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Joe Garner. Free kick taken by Sam Hird.

91:36 +1.36
 

Chris Iwelumo gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James O'Connor. Sam Hird restarts play with the free kick.

89:09
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James Coppinger by Jonathan Hogg. James Coppinger takes the free kick.

87:52
 

James Coppinger fouled by Joe Garner, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Sam Hird.

87:10
 

Joe Garner produces a cross, Gary Woods makes a save.

85:07
Substitution
 

Sam Hird concedes a free kick for a foul on Marvin Sordell. Chris Iwelumo replaces Troy Deeney. Marvin Sordell leaves the field to be replaced by Joe Garner. James Hayter on for El-Hadji Diouf. Free kick taken by Carl Dickinson.

83:10
Goal
 

A goal is scored by John Eustace from the edge of the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Watford 3-1 Doncaster.

82:23
Substitution
 

Kyle Bennett is brought on as a substitute for Simon Gillett.

82:02
Substitution
 

(Watford) makes a substitution, with John Eustace coming on for Prince Buaben.

81:41
 

The ball is delivered by Lee Hodson.

79:25
 

Mark Yeates delivers the ball, save by Gary Woods.

76:36
 

The ball is sent over by Troy Deeney, clearance made by Sam Hird.

75:50
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Kightly by James O'Connor. Carl Dickinson takes the free kick.

75:28
 

Marvin Sordell takes a shot. Gary Woods makes a save.

73:44
 

Mark Yeates crosses the ball, Close range headed effort by Troy Deeney goes wide of the left-hand upright.

72:01
 

Simon Gillett challenges Mark Yeates unfairly and gives away a free kick. Nyron Nosworthy restarts play with the free kick.

71:34
 

El-Hadji Diouf fouled by Nyron Nosworthy, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Herita Ilunga.

69:28
 

Mark Yeates takes a inswinging corner.

67:50
Goal
 

The ball is swung over by Mark Yeates, Marvin Sordell finds the net with a headed goal from inside the penalty box. Watford 2-1 Doncaster.Mark Yeates provided the assist for the goal.

67:37
 

A cross is delivered by Michael Kightly, Sam Hird makes a clearance.

67:08
 

The ball is delivered by Lee Hodson, clearance made by El-Hadji Diouf.

66:49
 

Short corner worked by Mark Yeates.

66:20
 

Michael Kightly produces a cross, Sam Hird manages to make a clearance.

65:40
 

Simon Gillett fouled by Jonathan Hogg, the ref awards a free kick. James O'Connor crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel.

65:06
Yellow card
 

El-Hadji Diouf is booked. Corner taken right-footed by Mark Yeates, clearance made by Giles Barnes.

64:35
 

Mark Yeates decides to take the corner short.

63:34
Red card
 

Michael Kightly fouled by Herold Goulon, the ref awards a free kick. The referee shows Herold Goulon a red card. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Mark Yeates from left channel, El-Hadji Diouf manages to make a clearance.

59:33
 

Giles Barnes is adjudged to have handled the ball. Scott Loach takes the free kick.

58:31
 

The ball is sent over by Lee Hodson.

58:04
Yellow card
 

Habib Beye is booked.

56:22
 

Long distance shot from Giles Barnes misses to the left of the goal.

55:15
 

El-Hadji Diouf fouled by Nyron Nosworthy, the ref awards a free kick. El-Hadji Diouf restarts play with the free kick.

54:29
 

Effort on goal by Michael Kightly from outside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the bar.

52:17
 

Centre by Mark Yeates, save by Gary Woods.

51:20
 

Simon Gillett challenges Carl Dickinson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Mark Yeates.

49:40
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marvin Sordell by Giles Barnes. Mark Yeates delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, save made by Gary Woods.

49:11
 

Mark Yeates sends in a cross, save by Gary Woods.

46:38 +1.38
 

Billy Sharp has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target.

46:21 +1.21
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Adrian Mariappa on Billy Sharp. El-Hadji Diouf takes the direct free kick.

46:43
Goal
 

The ball is delivered by El-Hadji Diouf, Billy Sharp finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Watford 1-1 Doncaster.Assist on the goal came from El-Hadji Diouf.

46:09
 

A cross is delivered by Giles Barnes, Nyron Nosworthy gets a block in.

45:36
 

Corner taken right-footed by El-Hadji Diouf.

43:14
Goal
 

Marvin Sordell finds the back of the net with a goal from just outside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Watford 1-0 Doncaster.

42:31
 

Jonathan Hogg gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on El-Hadji Diouf. Free kick crossed right-footed by El-Hadji Diouf.

41:46
 

Billy Sharp takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.

41:19
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Herold Goulon on Jonathan Hogg. Scott Loach restarts play with the free kick.

40:29
 

A cross is delivered by James Coppinger, Nyron Nosworthy makes a clearance.

39:36
 

A cross is delivered by James Coppinger, clearance made by Adrian Mariappa.

38:32
 

Habib Beye gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Troy Deeney. Scott Loach takes the direct free kick.

38:25
 

James O'Connor delivers the ball, Nyron Nosworthy makes a clearance.

37:59
 

El-Hadji Diouf sends in a cross, Carl Dickinson manages to make a clearance.

37:25
 

Troy Deeney is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Gary Woods.

37:10
 

Lee Hodson sends in a cross.

36:47
 

A cross is delivered by James Coppinger, clearance by Adrian Mariappa.

35:15
 

James Coppinger produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the target.

35:06
 

Simon Gillett produces a cross, Carl Dickinson manages to make a clearance.

31:31
 

Lee Hodson fouled by Herold Goulon, the ref awards a free kick. Herold Goulon goes into the book. Direct free kick taken by Mark Yeates.

30:09
 

Habib Beye gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marvin Sordell. Mark Yeates crosses the ball in from the free kick.

28:46
 

Giles Barnes takes a shot. Blocked by Adrian Mariappa.

27:51
 

Lee Hodson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on El-Hadji Diouf. El-Hadji Diouf takes the free kick.

26:04
 

Troy Deeney is ruled offside. Habib Beye takes the indirect free kick.

24:52
Substitution
 

James O'Connor replaces Pascal Chimbonda.

23:48
 

Michael Kightly takes a shot. Gary Woods makes a save.

23:32
 

El-Hadji Diouf gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nyron Nosworthy. Direct free kick taken by Nyron Nosworthy.

23:22
 

The ball is swung over by Lee Hodson, Habib Beye makes a clearance.

20:57
 

The referee blows for offside. Gary Woods takes the free kick.

20:36
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against El-Hadji Diouf. Scott Loach takes the indirect free kick.

17:31
 

The ball is crossed by Lee Hodson, Sam Hird manages to make a clearance.

16:48
 

El-Hadji Diouf sends in a cross.

15:55
 

Mark Yeates gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Herold Goulon. Free kick crossed by El-Hadji Diouf, Nyron Nosworthy manages to make a clearance.

14:31
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Mark Yeates from the left by-line, Nyron Nosworthy produces a header from inside the area that goes over the crossbar.

14:03
 

Michael Kightly sends in a cross, save by Gary Woods.

13:04
 

Habib Beye concedes a free kick for a foul on Troy Deeney. Free kick crossed right-footed by Mark Yeates.

10:57
 

Michael Kightly takes a shot. Blocked by Habib Beye.

8:26
 

The ball is sent over by Troy Deeney, save by Gary Woods.

6:23
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Mark Yeates. Gary Woods takes the free kick.

3:34
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jonathan Hogg on El-Hadji Diouf. Direct free kick taken by Herita Ilunga.

3:26
 

Mark Yeates produces a cross.

:22
 

Marvin Sordell takes a shot. Save by Gary Woods.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Watford 44 39 85
2 Bournemouth 44 47 84
3 Middlesbrough 44 32 84
4 Norwich 44 38 82
5 Derby 44 32 76
6 Ipswich 44 18 75
7 Brentford 44 14 72
8 Wolverhampton 44 11 72
9 Blackburn 43 4 60
10 Charlton 44 -2 60

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