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  • Date:18 Sep 2010
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:The New Den
  • Trotter (55)
  • Eustace (6) Mutch (13)
    Sordell (45) Mariappa (53)
    Graham (76)
    Taylor (90)
Goal!

Live Commentary

89:36

Outswinging corner taken by Don Cowie from the right by-line.

89:36

Outswinging corner taken by Don Cowie, Martin Taylor grabs a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Millwall 1-6 Watford.Don Cowie provided the assist for the goal.

88:52

Corner taken by Don Cowie, clearance by Steve Morison.

87:32

Jordon Mutch produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

82:38

Inswinging corner taken by Danny Graham, clearance made by Paul Robinson.

82:05

Troy Deeney takes a shot. David Forde makes a save.

76:38

A goal is scored by Danny Graham from deep inside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Millwall 1-5 Watford.

75:51

Tamika Mkandawire on for Nadjim Abdou. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Don Cowie, clearance by Steve Morison.

74:21

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adrian Mariappa by Steve Morison. The referee shows Steve Morison a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Indirect free kick taken by Scott Loach.

72:23

Steve Morison takes a shot. Effort on goal by Chris Hackett from just inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target. Save by Scott Loach.

72:23

Steve Morison takes a shot. Chris Hackett takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the bar. Save made by Scott Loach.

69:38

Lee Hodson replaces Andrew Taylor.

68:46

Don Cowie takes a shot.

67:22

Troy Deeney is brought on as a substitute for Marvin Sordell.

64:25

Chris Hackett takes a outswinging corner.

62:01

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Chris Hackett, clearance by Jordon Mutch.

59:01

(Watford) makes a substitution, with Stephen McGinn coming on for Will Buckley.

57:14

Jordon Mutch challenges Steve Morison unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Scott Barron, save by Scott Loach.

55:08

Goal scored by Liam Trotter from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Millwall 1-4 Watford.Danny Schofield provided the assist for the goal.

54:42

Marvin Sordell receives a yellow card for time wasting.

53:09

Corner taken right-footed by Don Cowie from the right by-line, Adrian Mariappa grabs a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Millwall 0-4 Watford.Assist on the goal came from Don Cowie.

52:18

Steve Morison challenges John Eustace unfairly and gives away a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Scott Loach.

50:29

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Don Cowie, David Forde makes a save.

49:35

Foul by Scott Barron on Will Buckley, free kick awarded. Scott Barron receives a caution. Free kick taken by Adrian Mariappa.

48:24

Theo Robinson challenges Adrian Mariappa unfairly and gives away a free kick. Scott Loach takes the indirect free kick.

46:33 +1.33

A goal is scored by Marvin Sordell from inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Millwall 0-3 Watford.

45:01

Neil Harris goes off and Theo Robinson comes on. Chris Hackett is brought on as a substitute for James Henry.

40:45

Free kick awarded for a foul by Steve Morison on John Eustace. Scott Loach takes the free kick.

36:52

Foul by Scott Barron on Will Buckley, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Lloyd Doyley.

33:52

Corner taken by James Henry from the right by-line, Paul Robinson takes a shot. Scott Loach makes a save.

31:08

Steve Morison takes a shot.

29:55

Unfair challenge on Scott Barron by Lloyd Doyley results in a free kick. Booking for Lloyd Doyley. Free kick taken by Scott Barron.

28:52

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by James Henry, Don Cowie manages to make a clearance.

27:23

Martin Taylor challenges Steve Morison unfairly and gives away a free kick. James Henry restarts play with the free kick.

25:35

Free kick awarded for a foul by Liam Trotter on John Eustace. Scott Loach restarts play with the free kick.

23:32

Marvin Sordell takes a shot. Save by David Forde.

18:31

Inswinging corner taken by James Henry from the left by-line.

18:04

Corner taken by Darren Ward from the right by-line, clearance made by John Eustace.

16:50

Corner taken right-footed by Don Cowie, save made by David Forde.

13:00

Goal scored by Jordon Mutch from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Millwall 0-2 Watford.

5:59

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Don Cowie, John Eustace finds the net with a goal from close range to the top right corner of the goal. Millwall 0-1 Watford.Assist on the goal came from Don Cowie.

3:00

The offside flag is raised against Neil Harris. Indirect free kick taken by Scott Loach.

2:37

Corner taken by Don Cowie.

2:09

The official flags Neil Harris offside. Indirect free kick taken by Scott Loach.

1:55

The referee blows for offside against Danny Graham. Indirect free kick taken by David Forde.

1:00

Neil Harris fouled by Adrian Mariappa, the ref awards a free kick. James Henry takes the direct free kick.

Neil Harris fouled by Adrian Mariappa, the ref awards a free kick. James Henry restarts play with the free kick.

Adrian Mariappa gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Neil Harris. Direct free kick taken by James Henry.

The match gets underway.

Match Preview

Trotter boost for Lions Liam Trotter could return to the Millwall squad for the visit of Watford. The midfielder has missed the last two games with back and groin problems but is back in training and will be given a late check. With Preston loanee Darren Carter ruled out until October with an ankle injury, defender Tamika Mkandawire made his full league debut for the Lions in midfield during Tuesday night's goalless draw with Reading. Lewis Grabban is also stepping up his recovery from a wrist injury but is unlikely to be risked just yet. Fellow forwards Shaun Batt (knee) and John Marquis (wrist) are still missing along with full-back Andrew Frampton, who is back at The Den after an ankle injury cut short his loan spell at Leyton Orient.M Lloyd Doyley remains the only absentee for Watford manager Malky Mackay. The fans' favourite is recuperating from a calf injury sustained in training last week so on-loan Middlesbrough defender Andrew Taylor will continue at left-back. Striker Danny Graham scored in the 2-0 win at Bristol City in midweek after fully recovering from a groin injury and he will continue his partnership with Marvin Sordell in attack. The 19-year-old Sordell scored his third goal in four days at Ashton Gate and will be looking for another as the Hornets seek to be the first team to win at the New Den since last November.

Formation:442Manager: Kenny Jackett

Millwall

Formation: 442Manager: M Mackay

Watford

  • David Forde
  • Alan Dunne
  • Paul Robinson
  • Darren Ward
  • Scott Barron
  • James Henry
  • Liam Trotter
  • Nadjim Abdou
  • Danny Schofield
  • Neil Harris
  • Steve Morison
  • SUBS
  • Steve Mildenhall
  • Chris Hackett
  • Tony Craig
  • Tamika Mkandawire
  • Jack Smith
  • Kevin Lisbie
  • Theo Robinson

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Match Report

Jackett stung by Hornets Kenny Jackett's high-flying Millwall were brought crashing back down to earth by his former club Watford, who ran out comprehensive 6-1 winners. Jackett made 428 appearances as part of the successful Hornets side of the 1980s, but his first meeting against his old team as a manager ended in humiliation. The Lions kicked off in fourth place in the npower Championship and on the back of a 21-game unbeaten run at The Den, but they were blown away by first-half goals from John Eustace, Jordon Mutch and Marvin Sordell. Adrian Mariappa then made it four after the break, and Liam Trotter pulled one back before Danny Graham and Martin Taylor completed the rout as Watford made it back-to-back away wins to leapfrog the south Londoners in the table. Watford had the hosts on the back foot from the first whistle and were rewarded when they went ahead in the seventh minute. Don Cowie swung in a corner which flew across a crowded penalty area and found Eustace, who diverted the ball into the net with his thigh at the far post. The Lions defence looked shell-shocked and Watford took full advantage, doubling their lead with 13 minutes on the clock. Birmingham loanee Mutch saw his initial shot blocked but was allowed to have another crack and lashed the ball past David Forde for his first goal for the Hornets. Steve Morison, with five goals to his name so far this season, was the man most likely to haul Millwall back into the game. The Wales international came agonisingly close to halving the deficit when his angled half-volley crashed against the underside of the crossbar and bounced clear. Lions skipper Paul Robinson then headed James Henry's corner goalwards but Watford's England Under-21 international Scott Loach made a fine save. And Watford got a third on the stroke of half-time when Sordell grabbed his fourth goal in three games, prodding away the rebound after his first shot was blocked with Millwall's defence dithering again. The Den faithful were expecting a second-half onslaught from their side, but instead they found themselves four down after 54 minutes. Cowie sent in another corner and centre-half Mariappa powered his header past Forde. Millwall finally got on the scoresheet two minutes later, Trotter finishing well after latching onto Scott Barron's cross. But a comeback did not materialise and the tireless Graham grabbed a fifth for Watford when he rifled his shot past Forde before Taylor headed the sixth a minute from time.

Form Guide

    WWLWDD
  • Millwall
  • VS
  • Watford
  • WDDLDW

Last Meetings

  • Watford
  • 0 - 2
  • Millwall
  • 25/03/2006
  • Millwall
  • 0 - 0
  • Watford
  • 28/12/2005
  • Watford
  • 1 - 0
  • Millwall
  • 01/01/2005
  • Millwall
  • 0 - 2
  • Watford
  • 19/09/2004
  • Millwall
  • 1 - 2
  • Watford
  • 20/04/2004
  • Watford
  • 3 - 1
  • Millwall
  • 13/09/2003

Top Scorers

Millwall

  • S Morison 3
  • L Trotter 2
  • D Ward 1
  • K Lisbie 1
  • D Schofield 1
  • P Robinson 1

Watford

  • D Graham 3
  • M Sordell 3
  • J Eustace 2
  • W Buckley 1

Goals

Millwall

    • Total goals 17
    • Goals per game 12
  • 1 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Watford

    • Total goals 14
    • Goals per game 9
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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