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The match has reached full-time.
Luke O'Nien is flagged offside by the assistant referee.
Shot by Nick Proschwitz went wide of the right-hand post.
Foul by Luke O'Nien on Tom Kennedy, free kick awarded.
Luke O'Nien joins the action as a substitute, replacing Daniel Pudil.
Troy Deeney makes a clearance.
Nick Proschwitz takes a shot. Daniel Pudil gets a block in.
Nick Proschwitz takes a shot and strikes the bar.
Jack Hunt crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jack Hunt by Alexander Merkel.
Unfair challenge on Jacob Mellis by Alexander Merkel results in a free kick.
Lucas Neill joins the action as a substitute, replacing Lloyd Doyley.
Daniel Tozser takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Troy Deeney by Jean Yves Mvoto results in a free kick.
Daniel Tozser challenges Dale Jennings unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Lewin Nyatanga manages to make a clearance.
Alexander Merkel slots the ball right footed into the goal. Watford 3-0 Barnsley.
Clearance by Jean Yves Mvoto.
Clearance by Marco Faraoni.
Ikechi Anya produces a cross.
Jack Hunt restarts play with the free kick.
Alexander Merkel concedes a free kick for a foul on Jack Hunt.
The ball is delivered by Ikechi Anya.
Lewin Nyatanga makes a clearance.
Shot by Dale Jennings cleared the crossbar.
Clearance by Lewin Nyatanga.
Manuel Almunia restarts play with the free kick.
Alexander Merkel joins the action as a substitute, replacing Lewis McGugan.
Nick Proschwitz is flagged offside by the assistant referee.
The referee gives a free kick against Marco Cassetti for handball.
Header at goal by Daniel Tozser misses to the right.
Reuben Noble-Lazarus joins the action as a substitute, replacing Emmanuel Frimpong.
Chris O'Grady joins the action as a substitute, replacing Liam Lawrence.
Troy Deeney gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tom Kennedy.
The referee blows for offside against Marco Faraoni.
Free kick taken by Liam Lawrence.
Daniel Tozser challenges Jacob Mellis unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Daniel Tozser by Jacob Mellis.
The ball is crossed by Ikechi Anya.
The ball is crossed by Tom Kennedy.
Stephen Dawson challenges Cristian Battocchio unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Lewis McGugan has an effort at goal.
The match restarts for the second half.
The players leave the pitch at half time.
Gabriele Angella takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Daniel Pudil by Nick Proschwitz.
The offside flag is raised against Jacob Mellis.
Daniel Pudil gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jack Hunt.
Emmanuel Frimpong delivers the ball.
Lloyd Doyley makes a clearance.
Daniel Pudil sends in a cross.
Corner taken by Lewis McGugan from the left by-line.
Clearance by Liam Lawrence.
Corner taken by Lewis McGugan.
Foul by Daniel Tozser on Emmanuel Frimpong, free kick awarded.
Unfair challenge on Troy Deeney by Jacob Mellis results in a free kick.
The ball is delivered by Daniel Pudil.
Jack Hunt takes the free kick.
The referee shows Daniel Pudil a yellow card.
Foul by Daniel Pudil on Emmanuel Frimpong, free kick awarded.
Clearance made by Jean Yves Mvoto.
Unfair challenge on Cristian Battocchio by Nick Proschwitz results in a free kick.
Lewis McGugan produces a cross.
Daniel Tozser concedes a free kick for a foul on Nick Proschwitz.
Shot by Lewis McGugan went over the bar.
Stephen Dawson receives a yellow card.
Marco Faraoni fouled by Stephen Dawson, the ref awards a free kick.
Daniel Pudil makes a clearance.
Daniel Tozser manages to make a clearance.
Unfair challenge on Stephen Dawson by Marco Faraoni results in a free kick.
Dale Jennings has an effort at goal. Manuel Almunia makes a block.
Luke Steele takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Liam Lawrence by Daniel Tozser.
Lewis McGugan delivers the ball.
Liam Lawrence takes a shot and missed to the left of the goal.
The official flags Ikechi Anya offside.
Troy Deeney scores a right footed goal. Watford 2-0 Barnsley.The assist for the goal came from Ikechi Anya.
Marco Faraoni takes a shot. Luke Steele parries the ball but the danger is not over.
A cross is delivered by Jack Hunt.
Marco Faraoni concedes a free kick for a foul on Jacob Mellis.
Emmanuel Frimpong takes the free kick.
Marco Faraoni challenges Tom Kennedy unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Clearance made by Tom Kennedy.
Marco Faraoni takes a shot. Luke Steele fumbles the ball.
Daniel Pudil delivers the ball.
Jean Yves Mvoto makes a clearance.
Stephen Dawson takes a shot and cleared the net.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Troy Deeney by Emmanuel Frimpong.
Free kick crossed by Tom Kennedy.
Cristian Battocchio concedes a free kick for a foul on Tom Kennedy.
Clearance by Lloyd Doyley.
Centre by Dale Jennings.
A cross is delivered by Nick Proschwitz.
Troy Deeney takes a shot and missed to the right of the goal.
The game begins.
Ranegie banned for Hornets
Watford will be without the suspended Mathias Ranegie for the visit of relegation-threatened Barnsley.
The Swedish striker was sent off early on in Tuesday's 2-1 defeat at Doncaster and begins a three-match suspension. He could be joined on the sidelines by fellow forward Fernando Forestieri after he suffered a toe injury.
Joel Ekstrand is back from a ban of his own, however, to hand Hornets boss Beppe Sannino a boost.
Lewis McGugan was an unused substitute in midweek after missing nine games with a thigh injury and he could be handed a starting berth as Watford aim to keep their slim play-off hopes alive.
Barnsley will be without Jim O'Brien following the midfielder's season-ending knee injury.
O'Brien has had surgery to repair cartilage damage after missing the midweek home defeat to Leicester and is not expected to feature again in the current campaign.
Boss Danny Wilson is also expected to be without central defenders Peter Ramage and Martin Cranie as both players were forced out of Tuesday night's action with respective hamstring injuries.
Wilson could be left short of defenders with long-term absentee Bobby Hassell (calf) still struggling and Ryan McLaughlin, on loan from Liverpool, not ready to return following a hamstring problem.
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