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Alan Tate has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box which goes wide right of the target.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Mark Gower, clearance by Danny Graham.
Inswinging corner taken by Don Cowie from the right by-line.
Effort from the edge of the box by Marvin Sordell goes wide of the left-hand post.
Ashley Williams receives a yellow card. Craig Beattie joins the action as a substitute, replacing Luke Moore. John Eustace fouled by Ashley Williams, the ref awards a free kick. Scott Loach takes the direct free kick.
Alan Tate takes a shot. Scott Loach makes a comfortable save.
Martin Taylor concedes a free kick for a foul on Luke Moore. Direct free kick taken by Mark Gower.
Ross Jenkins is caught offside. Dorus De Vries takes the indirect free kick.
Joe Allen concedes a free kick for a foul on Marvin Sordell. Don Cowie takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by John Eustace on Neil Taylor. Direct free kick taken by Neil Taylor.
Danny Graham gets on the score sheet with a goal from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Swansea 1-1 Watford.The assist for the goal came from Troy Deeney.
The official flags Angel Rangel offside. Free kick taken by Scott Loach.
Stephen Dobbie takes a shot. Martin Taylor gets a block in. Corner taken right-footed by Mark Gower to the near post, Marvin Sordell manages to make a clearance.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Marvin Sordell. Dorus De Vries takes the free kick.
Effort on goal by Stephen Dobbie from just inside the area clears the crossbar.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Don Cowie, Troy Deeney takes a shot. Save by Dorus De Vries.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Mark Gower, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Ashley Williams misses to the left of the goal.
Marvin Sordell comes on in place of Will Buckley. Luke Moore challenges Adrian Mariappa unfairly and gives away a free kick. Scott Loach restarts play with the free kick.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Nathan Dyer. Free kick taken by Scott Loach.
Don Cowie concedes a free kick for a foul on Scott Sinclair. Direct free kick taken by Mark Gower.
Short corner taken by Mark Gower. Unfair challenge on Scott Sinclair by Dale Bennett results in a free kick. Scott Sinclair produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.
Shot from just outside the box by Nathan Dyer goes over the crossbar.
Unfair challenge on John Eustace by Joe Allen results in a free kick. Don Cowie restarts play with the free kick.
Alan Tate fouled by Danny Graham, the ref awards a free kick. Ashley Williams restarts play with the free kick.
Stephen Dobbie is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Scott Loach takes the free kick.
Stephen Dobbie takes a shot. Save made by Scott Loach. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Mark Gower from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Will Buckley.
Unfair challenge on Neil Taylor by Will Buckley results in a free kick. Ashley Williams takes the free kick.
Danny Graham takes a shot. Save made by Dorus De Vries.
Short corner taken by Mark Gower.
Scott Sinclair produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the goal.
Unfair challenge on Troy Deeney by Neil Taylor results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Scott Loach.
Foul by Ross Jenkins on Stephen Dobbie, free kick awarded. Mark Gower takes the free kick.
Will Buckley takes a shot. Save by Dorus De Vries. Don Cowie decides to take a short corner.
Mark Gower takes a outswinging corner.
Corner taken right-footed by Mark Gower from the right by-line to the near post, Will Buckley manages to make a clearance.
Luke Moore takes a shot. Save made by Scott Loach.
Stephen Dobbie finds the net with a goal from inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Swansea 1-0 Watford.The assist for the goal came from Mark Gower.
Nathan Dyer takes a shot. Save by Scott Loach.
Effort from the edge of the area by Danny Graham goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Unfair challenge on Alan Tate by Danny Graham results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Dorus De Vries.
Unfair challenge on Will Buckley by Stephen Dobbie results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Scott Loach.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Troy Deeney. Indirect free kick taken by Ashley Williams.
Stephen Dobbie takes a shot. Blocked by Will Buckley. Outswinging corner taken by Mark Gower, clearance made by Martin Taylor.
Nathan Dyer takes a shot. Scott Loach makes a save. Corner taken right-footed by Mark Gower, Dale Bennett manages to make a clearance. Alan Tate takes a shot. Save by Scott Loach.
Troy Deeney takes a shot. Comfortable save by Dorus De Vries.
The referee shows Dale Bennett a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Dale Bennett challenges Neil Taylor unfairly and gives away a free kick. Neil Taylor restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Will Buckley on Nathan Dyer. Angel Rangel restarts play with the free kick.
Short corner worked by Mark Gower.
Corner taken by Mark Gower from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by Dale Bennett.
Pratley boost for Swans
Swansea hope to have Darren Pratley available for the visit of Watford as they look to get their promotion charge back on track.
The midfielder failed to travel to Glanford Park for Saturday`s 1-0 defeat to Scunthorpe having been struck down with a stomach bug ahead of the game, but manager Brendan Rodgers is optimistic he will return into contention against the Hornets.
Stand-in skipper Alan Tate was also struggling with the virus but played the entire 90 minutes on Saturday and will be in contention once again.
City are set to be boosted this week by the return to full training of captain Garry Monk (knee) and midfielder Andrea Orlandi (thigh) but they will not be match ready to play a part against Watford.
Forward Stephen Dobbie and striker Luke Moore are both pushing for recalls having been relegated to the bench at the weekend.
Watford captain John Eustace is set to return for the trip to face former Hornets manager Rodgers.
Eustace missed the 1-0 win over Millwall at the weekend through a one-match ban but is available again for the trip to Wales.
Fellow midfielder Stephen McGinn began a lengthy lay-off on Saturday after he suffered a serious knee ligament injury which has ended his season.
On-loan Manchester United man Danny Drinkwater suffered a thigh injury in the same match at Doncaster 10 days ago so striker Troy Deeney played on the right of midfield against the Lions and could do so again.
Full-back Lloyd Doyley remains sidelined with a hamstring injury so youngster Adam Thompson will continue to take his place.
Goal-den Graham stuns Swans
Danny Graham`s late leveller claimed a creditable 1-1 draw for Watford as second-placed Swansea missed out on the chance to make serious inroads on QPR's npower Championship lead.
Brendan Rodgers` side have carved out a reputation for their free-flowing football and looked to have claimed an efficient if unspectacular victory courtesy of a goal which would have received critical acclaim were it scored in tonight`s Champions League clash at the Nou Camp.
The recalled Stephen Dobbie was the man to get the final touch on a well-worked passing move midway through the first half.
But the hosts lost their urgency after the breakthrough and Watford, capitalising on an attacking change in formation, levelled proceedings in the 78th minute courtesy of Graham`s 19th league goal of the season.
Swans will now look back on Saturday`s defeat at Scunthorpe and tonight`s draw as a real missed opportunity in the promotion race.
In contrast, the Hornets will be buzzing with the point at the Liberty Stadium having ended an eight-match winless streak at the weekend.
Both sides showed two changes, while Watford boss Malky Mackay mirrored City`s 4-5-1 formation to match up the midfield.
Nevertheless it was the hosts who enjoyed the first clear-cut chance of the evening courtesy of an incisive pass from Joe Allen.
Yet recipient Nathan Dyer got caught in two minds and saw his eventual attempt turned around a post by Scott Loach, with Alan Tate forcing a solid effort from the resulting corner.
Allen was proving a real livewire in the early exchanges as Swansea typically enjoyed plenty of possession.
Watford were looking to frustrate the home side although Graham found himself in a promising position in the final third only to fire horribly wide.
Dyer forced a parried save from Loach at the other end before Swansea took the lead on the back of some great approach play.
A flowing move found its way to midfielder Mark Gower who laid on an inch-perfect pass to find Dobbie who poked the ball past Loach.
The pace of the game slowed considerably after Swansea`s opener, something which suited the Hornets.
Swans stopper Dorus de Vries had to produce a double stop to keep out Will Buckley as Watford weaved attacking openings.
And the Dutchman again saved well from Graham after he got in behind the home defence, although Swansea held out to keep their one-goal advantage at the break.
That almost became 2-0 within minutes of the restart as Loach tipped over Dobbie`s 20-yard effort after Watford lost possession in a dangerous area.
Mackay changed things just before the hour mark, introducing Marvin Sordell and switching to a 4-4-2 system.
And the change immediately provided effective as Watford had more men in the attacking third, with Troy Deeney heading straight at De Vries.
Swansea desperately needed a second goal and they were punished 12 minutes from time.
Deeney found Graham with a great ball and the prolific striker finally got the better of De Vries with an exquisite finish.
Both sides enjoyed chances to nick it but, rightly so, the clash ended all square.
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