• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 22 December 2012
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Vicarage Road Stadium
Watford

Watford

Vydra 14"

Vydra 39"

2 - 0

Watford vs Nottingham Forest


Team Lineups

Watford

1 Almunia
6 Hall
31 Hoban
40 Ekstrand
27 Cassetti
18 Pudil
8 Hogg
22 Abdi
39 Chalobah
9 Deeney
20 Vydra14"39"
Substitutes
34 Bonham
5 Neuton
7 Yeates
13 Beleck
36 Geijo
37 Mujangi Bia
38 Battocchio

Nottingham Forest

1 Camp
5 Collins
26 Ayala
32 Ward
3 Harding
29 Hutton
6 Moussi
8 Cohen
11 Reid
19 Cox
24 Sharp
Substitutes
12 Darlow
4 Gillett
7 Guedioura
15 Halford
22 Lansbury
23 Blackstock
28 Majewski

Possession Stats

44%
56%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Watford

W L D W W W W W

Nottingham Forest

W L L D L L D L
Head to Head
Nottm Forest
1-1
Watford 11-Feb-2012
Watford
0-1
Nottm Forest 24-Sep-2011
Nottm Forest
1-0
Watford 05-Feb-2011
Watford
1-1
Nottm Forest 06-Nov-2010
Watford
0-0
Nottm Forest 26-Dec-2009
Nottm Forest
2-4
Watford 18-Aug-2009


Live Text Commentary
93:24 +3.24
 

Corner taken left-footed by Chris Cohen from the right by-line, Dexter Blackstock takes a shot. Save by Manuel Almunia. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Adlene Guedioura from the left by-line to the near post.

93:09 +3.09
 

Adlene Guedioura takes a shot. Jonathan Hogg gets a block in.

92:50 +2.5
 

Greg Halford sends in a cross.

91:58 +1.58
 

Adlene Guedioura takes a shot. Save by Manuel Almunia.

91:28 +1.28
 

The official flags Troy Deeney offside. Lee Camp takes the indirect free kick.

89:02
Substitution
 

(Watford) makes a substitution, with Geoffrey Mujangi Bia coming on for Nathaniel Chalobah.

88:47
 

A cross is delivered by Alan Hutton, Manuel Almunia makes a save.

88:29
 

Jonathan Hogg takes a shot. Save made by Lee Camp.

86:56
 

Cristian Battocchio takes the outswinging corner, Adlene Guedioura manages to make a clearance.

86:38
 

Troy Deeney takes a shot. Save by Lee Camp.

85:58
 

The ball is sent over by Daniel Pudil.

84:24
 

A cross is delivered by Marco Cassetti, Greg Halford makes a clearance.

83:39
Substitution
 

Cristian Battocchio is brought on as a substitute for Almen Abdi.

82:42
 

Adlene Guedioura gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steve Beleck. Jonathan Hogg restarts play with the free kick.

82:18
 

Guy Moussi takes a shot. Fitz Hall gets a block in.

81:41
Yellow card
 

The referee shows Steve Beleck a yellow card. Free kick taken by Lee Camp.

81:07
 

Nathaniel Chalobah takes a shot. Blocked by Elliott Ward.

80:32
 

Corner taken by Almen Abdi, Dexter Blackstock manages to make a clearance.

79:37
 

Guy Moussi challenges Steve Beleck unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Nathaniel Chalobah.

78:55
 

The ball is swung over by Marco Cassetti, Headed effort from inside the box by Troy Deeney misses to the right of the target.

76:33
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Billy Sharp on Almen Abdi. The referee cautions Billy Sharp for unsporting behaviour. Strike on goal comes in from Nathaniel Chalobah from the free kick. The offside flag is raised against Steve Beleck. Dexter Blackstock is brought on as a substitute for Simon Cox. Lee Camp takes the free kick.

75:52
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Daniel Pudil by Simon Cox. Simon Cox booked. Nathaniel Chalobah restarts play with the free kick.

70:51
Substitution
 

Greg Halford delivers the ball, clearance made by Marco Cassetti. Elliott Ward receives a yellow card. Troy Deeney is given a yellow card. Corner taken by Adlene Guedioura from the left by-line played to the near post. Matej Vydra goes off and Steve Beleck comes on.

68:29
 

Unfair challenge on Alan Hutton by Matej Vydra results in a free kick. Danny Collins takes the free kick.

68:17
 

The ball is crossed by Billy Sharp, save by Manuel Almunia.

68:00
 

Inswinging corner taken by Adlene Guedioura from the left by-line played to the near post, Jonathan Hogg manages to make a clearance.

66:31
Yellow card
 

Foul by Marco Cassetti on Chris Cohen, free kick awarded. Booking for Marco Cassetti for unsporting behaviour. Adlene Guedioura crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, Troy Deeney gets a block in.

65:34
 

Adlene Guedioura fouled by Marco Cassetti, the ref awards a free kick. Adlene Guedioura takes the free kick.

63:55
 

Billy Sharp crosses the ball.

60:18
 

Effort on goal by Daniel Pudil from deep inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

59:04
 

Alan Hutton fouled by Matej Vydra, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Lee Camp.

57:32
 

Matej Vydra sends in a cross. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Almen Abdi.

54:33
 

The referee blows for offside against Simon Cox. Free kick taken by Manuel Almunia. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Matej Vydra by Elliott Ward. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Almen Abdi from left channel. The ball is sent over by Marco Cassetti.

51:16
 

A cross is delivered by Marco Cassetti, Almen Abdi takes a shot. Elliott Ward gets a block in. Shot on goal by Almen Abdi from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

50:34
 

Centre by Adlene Guedioura, clearance made by Jonathan Hogg.

50:12
 

The ball is sent over by Greg Halford.

48:49
 

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Lee Camp.

47:07
 

Danny Collins concedes a free kick for a foul on Marco Cassetti. Marco Cassetti restarts play with the free kick.

46:01 +1.01
 

Billy Sharp fouled by Almen Abdi, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Andy Reid from left channel, Fitz Hall manages to make a clearance.

46:05
 

Unfair challenge on Billy Sharp by Joel Ekstrand results in a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Chris Cohen from right channel, clearance by Daniel Pudil.

45:01
Substitution
 

Greg Halford comes on in place of Dan Harding.

45:01
Substitution
 

Adlene Guedioura joins the action as a substitute, replacing Andy Reid.

44:36
 

Shot by Troy Deeney from just outside the area goes over the net.

43:33
 

Almen Abdi takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance by Danny Collins.

43:18
 

The ball is delivered by Marco Cassetti, Alan Hutton makes a clearance.

41:35
 

The ball is sent over by Marco Cassetti, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Daniel Pudil misses to the left of the goal.

39:59
Goal
 

Matej Vydra scores a goal from deep inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Watford 2-0 Nottm Forest.Assist by Almen Abdi.

37:33
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Daniel Ayala on Troy Deeney. Daniel Ayala sent from the field by the ref for second bookable offence. Almen Abdi shoots direct from the free kick.

36:14
 

The ball is swung over by Daniel Pudil.

32:49
 

Chris Cohen crosses the ball, Fitz Hall manages to make a clearance.

30:11
 

Header by Fitz Hall from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

29:56
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Andy Reid on Almen Abdi. Almen Abdi restarts play with the free kick.

27:07
 

Andy Reid fouled by Marco Cassetti, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Andy Reid.

25:01
 

Daniel Pudil takes a shot. Lee Camp makes a save. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Almen Abdi from the right by-line, Daniel Ayala manages to make a clearance.

24:28
 

The ball is crossed by Almen Abdi, Jonathan Hogg takes a shot. Save made by Lee Camp.

22:34
Yellow card
 

Foul by Daniel Ayala on Matej Vydra, free kick awarded. Daniel Ayala receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Nathaniel Chalobah crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, clearance made by Guy Moussi.

20:35
 

Troy Deeney produces a cross.

18:28
 

Almen Abdi sends in a cross, save made by Lee Camp.

18:01
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Almen Abdi, The ball is delivered by Fitz Hall.

17:42
 

A cross is delivered by Marco Cassetti, clearance made by Elliott Ward.

14:40
Goal
 

Matej Vydra finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the penalty area to the top right corner of the goal. Watford 1-0 Nottm Forest.Assist by Almen Abdi.

14:24
 

The ball is swung over by Andy Reid, save by Manuel Almunia.

12:48
 

Simon Cox takes a shot. Save by Manuel Almunia.

12:29
 

Unfair challenge on Dan Harding by Marco Cassetti results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Dan Harding.

9:47
 

A cross is delivered by Andy Reid, Billy Sharp has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the goal.

7:30
 

Matej Vydra takes a shot. Blocked by Elliott Ward.

7:10
 

The ball is crossed by Alan Hutton, Fitz Hall manages to make a clearance.

6:37
 

Troy Deeney is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Elliott Ward.

5:26
 

Almen Abdi crosses the ball.

4:49
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tommie Hoban by Billy Sharp. Manuel Almunia restarts play with the free kick.

3:34
 

Corner taken by Almen Abdi from the left by-line to the near post, Effort from inside the area by Fitz Hall misses to the right of the goal.

3:12
 

Matej Vydra takes a shot. Blocked by Daniel Ayala.

2:42
 

Dan Harding delivers the ball.

2:32
 

The ball is sent over by Alan Hutton.

2:20
 

The ball is sent over by Nathaniel Chalobah, clearance by Elliott Ward.

1:08
 

Andy Reid takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Headed effort from inside the area by Danny Collins misses to the left of the target.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Watford 45 41 88
2 Bournemouth 45 50 87
3 Middlesbrough 45 31 84
4 Norwich 45 38 83
5 Ipswich 45 19 78
6 Derby 45 32 77
7 Brentford 45 16 75
8 Wolverhampton 45 12 75
9 Blackburn 45 6 64
10 Charlton 45 -3 60

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