• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 01 January 2011
  • Kick-off: 17:20
  • Venue: Vicarage Road Stadium
Watford

Watford

Taylor 41"

Sordell 51"

Graham 68"

3 - 0

Watford vs Portsmouth


Team Lineups

Watford

1 Loach
12 Doyley
5 Taylor
6 Mariappa
3 Taylor41"
4 Eustace
7 Cowie
11 Buckley
18 Mutch
10 Graham68"
20 Sordell51"
Substitutes
13 Gilmartin
8 Walker
14 Jenkins
17 Bennett
24 Whichelow
27 Massey
29 Thompson

Portsmouth

1 Ashdown
2 Halford
4 Mokoena
25 Sonko
3 Dickinson
24 Ciftci
20 Ward
8 Mullins
17 Utaka
10 Nugent
27 Kanu
Substitutes
37 Flahavan
6 Hreidarsson
33 Rocha
36 Kilbey

Possession Stats

44%
56%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Watford

L D W W W W W D

Portsmouth

L D D L W W L L
Head to Head
Portsmouth
3-2
Watford 16-Oct-2010
Watford
2-2
Portsmouth 01-Jan-2003
Portsmouth
3-0
Watford 24-Aug-2002
Portsmouth
0-1
Watford 13-Apr-2002
Watford
3-0
Portsmouth 25-Nov-2001
Watford
2-2
Portsmouth 10-Feb-2001


Live Text Commentary
92:03 +2.03
 

Scott Loach restarts play with the free kick.

91:15 +1.15
Substitution
 

Gavin Massey on for Marvin Sordell.

90:23 +0.23
Red card
 

Greg Halford receives a red card.

89:04
 

Matthew Whichelow sends in a cross, clearance by Aaron Mokoena.

87:45
 

Danny Graham gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Joel Ward. Free kick taken by Joel Ward. Greg Halford produces a cross, David Nugent takes a shot. Save made by Scott Loach.

86:38
Substitution
 

Will Buckley leaves the field to be replaced by Matthew Whichelow.

84:05
Substitution
 

Ibrahima Sonko leaves the field to be replaced by Hermann Hreidarsson.

83:46
 

A cross is delivered by Tom Kilbey.

83:11
 

Danny Graham is caught offside. Jamie Ashdown takes the indirect free kick.

81:47
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Don Cowie on Joel Ward. A cross is delivered by Greg Halford, Tom Kilbey has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

77:10
 

The ball is sent over by Jordon Mutch.

75:21
 

The ball is delivered by Will Buckley, Aaron Mokoena gets a block in.

73:24
 

John Utaka goes into the referee's book. Unfair challenge on Andrew Taylor by John Utaka results in a free kick. Don Cowie takes the free kick.

70:13
 

Foul by Jordon Mutch on John Utaka, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed by Greg Halford.

68:55
Goal
 

Danny Graham finds the back of the net with a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Watford 3-0 Portsmouth.The assist for the goal came from Jordon Mutch.

67:50
 

A cross is delivered by Joel Ward, save by Scott Loach. Effort from just outside the area by Greg Halford goes over the bar.

64:52
 

Don Cowie sends in a cross, save made by Jamie Ashdown.

62:35
 

Jordon Mutch decides to take the corner short. Corner taken by Jordon Mutch from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Nwankwo Kanu.

60:47
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Don Cowie played to the near post, clearance made by Tom Kilbey.

58:54
Substitution
 

Ross Jenkins comes on in place of John Eustace. Tom Kilbey replaces Nadir Ciftci. Unfair challenge on Joel Ward by John Eustace results in a free kick. Joel Ward takes the free kick.

57:31
 

Shot from 25 yards by Marvin Sordell. Carl Dickinson gets a block in. Corner taken by Jordon Mutch from the right by-line played to the near post, Headed effort from inside the area by Lloyd Doyley misses to the left of the goal.

56:49
Yellow card
 

Carl Dickinson receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Carl Dickinson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Will Buckley. Free kick taken by Scott Loach.

56:05
 

Marvin Sordell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Carl Dickinson. Carl Dickinson takes the free kick.

54:16
 

Unfair challenge on Will Buckley by Aaron Mokoena results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Don Cowie, clearance by Carl Dickinson.

51:19
Goal
 

Marvin Sordell gets on the score sheet with a goal from the edge of the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Watford 2-0 Portsmouth.The assist for the goal came from Danny Graham.

48:41
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Danny Graham on Ibrahima Sonko. Free kick taken by Aaron Mokoena.

48:19
 

The ball is sent over by Carl Dickinson, Jordon Mutch makes a clearance.

48:13
 

Greg Halford crosses the ball.

45:46 +0.46
 

John Utaka takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by John Eustace.

45:33 +0.33
 

Nadir Ciftci delivers the ball, Lloyd Doyley manages to make a clearance.

44:27
 

A cross is delivered by Will Buckley.

41:38
Goal
 

Andrew Taylor finds the back of the net with a goal from just outside the box to the top left corner of the goal. Watford 1-0 Portsmouth.Andrew Taylor produces a cross, Greg Halford manages to make a clearance. Don Cowie takes the inswinging corner, save made by Jamie Ashdown.

40:30
 

Effort on goal by Nadir Ciftci from long range goes harmlessly over the target.

40:06
 

Will Buckley delivers the ball. A cross is delivered by Danny Graham.

37:43
 

The ball is swung over by John Utaka.

36:20
 

The ball is swung over by Andrew Taylor, Strike by Will Buckley from inside the six-yard box clear the bar.

35:38
 

Greg Halford sends in a cross, clearance by Martin Taylor.

34:50
 

David Nugent is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Scott Loach.

33:42
 

Greg Halford sends in a cross, Adrian Mariappa manages to make a clearance. Corner taken by John Utaka from the right by-line to the near post, Adrian Mariappa manages to make a clearance.

33:16
 

Unfair challenge on Hayden Mullins by Jordon Mutch results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Aaron Mokoena.

31:57
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nwankwo Kanu by Jordon Mutch. Jamie Ashdown takes the free kick.

30:02
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against David Nugent. Scott Loach takes the free kick.

28:51
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lloyd Doyley by John Utaka. Scott Loach takes the direct free kick.

27:52
 

Corner taken right-footed by Don Cowie from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Nwankwo Kanu.

25:37
 

Will Buckley crosses the ball, blocked by Carl Dickinson. Corner taken by Jordon Mutch.

23:58
 

Andrew Taylor sends in a cross, Headed effort from deep inside the area by John Eustace misses to the right of the target.

23:50
 

The ball is delivered by Adrian Mariappa, clearance made by Greg Halford.

23:05
 

A cross is delivered by Will Buckley, Aaron Mokoena gets a block in. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Jordon Mutch from the right by-line, Martin Taylor takes a shot. Nwankwo Kanu makes a clearance.

20:48
 

Centre by Danny Graham.

20:10
 

Shot by Marvin Sordell from 20 yards. Blocked by Ibrahima Sonko.

18:38
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by John Utaka, clearance made by Lloyd Doyley.

17:42
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nwankwo Kanu by Jordon Mutch. Jamie Ashdown restarts play with the free kick.

17:21
 

The ball is sent over by John Eustace.

16:51
 

Corner taken right-footed by Jordon Mutch from the left by-line, clearance made by Greg Halford.

16:19
 

Danny Graham takes a shot. Save by Jamie Ashdown.

15:14
 

Inswinging corner taken by John Utaka from the left by-line, Will Buckley manages to make a clearance.

13:59
 

John Utaka decides to take the corner short. Effort from outside the penalty area by Greg Halford goes wide left of the goal.

11:18
 

Carl Dickinson produces a cross.

10:07
 

Effort on goal by Marvin Sordell from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

6:51
 

Nadir Ciftci takes a shot. Scott Loach makes a comfortable save.

6:23
 

Carl Dickinson sends in a cross.

4:55
 

Foul by Nwankwo Kanu on John Eustace, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Scott Loach.

2:58
 

Outswinging corner taken by Jordon Mutch from the right by-line, Jamie Ashdown makes a comfortable save.

1:13
 

Effort on goal by David Nugent from outside the box goes harmlessly over the bar.

:48
 

Jordon Mutch concedes a free kick for a foul on John Utaka. Carl Dickinson takes the free kick.

Kick off
 

The match gets underway.

Half time
 

The ref blows to signal half-time.

Full time
 

The game is over, as the referee blows his whistle.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Bournemouth 46 53 90
2 Watford 46 41 89
3 Norwich 46 40 86
4 Middlesbrough 46 31 85
5 Brentford 46 19 78
6 Ipswich 46 18 78
7 Wolverhampton 46 14 78
8 Derby 46 29 77
9 Blackburn 46 7 67
10 Birmingham 46 -10 63

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