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  • Date:02 Feb 2014
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Vicarage Road Stadium
  • Attendance:16,096
  • Anya (12) Forestieri (59)
Goal!

Live Commentary

The referee blows the whistle to end the game.

95:27 +5.27

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kazenga LuaLua on Marco Cassetti.

94:50 +4.50

Dale Stephens takes a strike on goal from the free kick which goes harmlessly over the bar.

93:55 +3.55

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Solly March by Ju-Young Park.

93:32 +3.32

Keith Andrews restarts play with the free kick.

93:27 +3.27

Samba Diakite concedes a free kick for a foul on Keith Andrews.

92:53 +2.53

Solly March delivers the ball.

91:42 +1.42

Samba Diakite gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dale Stephens.

90:13 +0.13

Ju-Young Park comes on in place of Fernando Forestieri.

89:29

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Fernando Forestieri by Kazenga LuaLua.

89:16

The ball is sent over by Solly March.

87:08

(Watford) makes a substitution, with Samba Diakite coming on for Cristian Battocchio.

84:47

Clearance made by Gordon Greer.

82:26

Free kick taken by Manuel Almunia.

81:58

Solly March concedes a free kick for a foul on Ikechi Anya.

81:06

Corner taken by Dale Stephens from the left by-line.

80:42

Marco Cassetti makes a clearance.

80:21

David Lopez goes off and Solly March comes on.

79:54

Sean Murray shoots direct from the free kick and goes left of the target.

78:55

Gordon Greer challenges Troy Deeney unfairly and gives away a free kick.

78:12

Clearance by Matthew Upson.

77:28

Clearance by Gabriele Angella.

75:44

Sean Murray joins the action as a substitute, replacing Alexander Merkel.

75:04

Clearance by Bruno Saltor.

74:47

Corner from the left by-line taken by David Lopez.

73:28

Kazenga LuaLua has an effort at goal. Gabriele Angella gets a block in.

72:37

Clearance made by Fitz Hall.

71:13

The ball is sent over by Stephen Ward.

71:08

Strike comes in from David Lopez from the free kick. Daniel Tozser gets a block in.

69:53

The referee cautions Daniel Tozser for unsporting behaviour.

69:11

Fernando Forestieri gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jose Ulloa.

68:37

Free kick taken by Manuel Almunia.

67:08

Kazenga LuaLua fouled by Marco Cassetti, the ref awards a free kick.

65:19

Kazenga LuaLua crosses the ball.

64:39

The ball is delivered by Marco Cassetti.

63:19

(Brighton) makes a substitution, with Sanchez David Rodriguez coming on for Andrea Orlandi.

62:59

Daniel Tozser fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick over the bar.

61:54

Matthew Upson makes a clearance.

61:53

Matthew Upson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Troy Deeney.

61:33

Clearance by Bruno Saltor.

59:35

Fernando Forestieri scores a right footed goal. Watford 2-0 Brighton.

58:18

Free kick taken by Manuel Almunia.

57:47

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joel Ekstrand by Andrea Orlandi.

57:28

Manuel Almunia restarts play with the free kick.

57:01

Bruno Saltor challenges Alexander Merkel unfairly and gives away a free kick.

54:34

Andrea Orlandi delivers the ball.

53:51

Clearance made by Keith Andrews.

53:51

Ikechi Anya produces a cross.

53:05

Matthew Upson manages to make a clearance.

52:11

Centre by Kazenga LuaLua.

51:35

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andrea Orlandi by Fernando Forestieri.

50:38

Unfair challenge on Jose Ulloa by Cristian Battocchio results in a free kick.

49:51

Dale Stephens concedes a free kick for a foul on Fernando Forestieri.

48:23

Troy Deeney delivers the ball.

47:48

Clearance by Fitz Hall.

46:04

Free kick taken by Gordon Greer.

46:00

Keith Andrews fouled by Cristian Battocchio, the ref awards a free kick.

45:12

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jose Ulloa on Joel Ekstrand.

The referee starts the second half.

The referee calls an end to the first half.

43:14

Ikechi Anya makes a clearance.

43:11

Kazenga LuaLua takes the chance to get an effort at goal and hits the bar.

42:39

Shot by Cristian Battocchio. Blocked by Dale Stephens.

42:07

Unfair challenge on Joel Ekstrand by David Lopez results in a free kick.

40:02

Andrea Orlandi manages to make a clearance.

39:28

Jake Forster-Caskey goes off and Kazenga LuaLua comes on.

39:05

Foul by Jose Ulloa on Joel Ekstrand, free kick awarded.

38:57

Marco Cassetti delivers the ball.

37:27

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jake Forster-Caskey by Joel Ekstrand.

36:50

Manuel Almunia takes the free kick.

35:44

David Lopez challenges Fernando Forestieri unfairly and gives away a free kick.

35:22

Cristian Battocchio gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jake Forster-Caskey.

34:43

Corner taken by Andrea Orlandi from the left by-line.

33:55

Gabriele Angella manages to make a clearance.

33:20

The ball is swung over by David Lopez.

32:37

Matthew Upson manages to make a clearance.

31:24

Unfair challenge on Bruno Saltor by Troy Deeney results in a free kick.

30:07

Clearance by Andrea Orlandi.

28:51

Marco Cassetti delivers the ball.

27:53

Keith Andrews produces a cross.

27:23

Bruno Saltor delivers the ball.

26:55

Free kick taken by Keith Andrews.

26:50

Keith Andrews fouled by Troy Deeney, the ref awards a free kick.

26:29

Fernando Forestieri takes a shot. Tomasz Kuszczak catches the ball.

26:27

Centre by Marco Cassetti.

24:41

Corner from the left by-line taken by Alexander Merkel.

24:13

Corner from the right by-line taken by Alexander Merkel.

22:37

Foul by Gordon Greer on Fernando Forestieri, free kick awarded.

22:24

Free kick taken by Daniel Tozser.

22:09

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gabriele Angella by Andrea Orlandi.

19:39

Ikechi Anya has an effort at goal. Tomasz Kuszczak blocks the ball.

18:44

Fernando Forestieri concedes a free kick for a foul on David Lopez.

16:34

Clearance made by Gabriele Angella.

15:27

Gabriele Angella manages to make a clearance.

14:41

Free kick awarded for a foul by Daniel Tozser on Andrea Orlandi.

12:31

Ikechi Anya scores with a left foot finish. Watford 1-0 Brighton.Alexander Merkel provided the assist for the goal.

11:31

Fernando Forestieri has an effort at goal. Tomasz Kuszczak makes a block.

8:33

Jose Ulloa fouled by Daniel Tozser, the ref awards a free kick.

8:02

Shot by Alexander Merkel went wide of the left-hand post.

7:37

Keith Andrews fouled by Marco Cassetti, the ref awards a free kick.

7:34

Free kick crossed by Alexander Merkel.

7:05

Stephen Ward concedes a free kick for a foul on Troy Deeney.

5:03

Clearance by Joel Ekstrand.

3:42

Clearance by Marco Cassetti.

2:39

Gabriele Angella manages to make a clearance.

1:06

Fitz Hall manages to make a clearance.

The ref blows the whistle to start the match.

Match Preview

Abdi sidelined again Watford will again be without midfielder Almen Abdi for the visit of Brighton on Sunday. Abdi was making only his fourth substitute appearance since late August in Thursday night's 4-2 defeat at Nottingham Forest, and lasted just 14 minutes before being forced off with a recurrence of his troublesome foot injury. The Hornets are still awaiting international clearance for new signing Daniel Tozser, while Lewis McGugan (thigh) will again be assessed. Essaid Belkalem (ankle) remains sidelined. Watford signed Arsenal forward Park Chu-Young and QPR midfielder Samba Diakite on loan on transfer deadline day, while Iriney departed to join Real Mallorca on loan until the end of the season. Dale Stephens is in line to make his Brighton debut along with David Rodriguez, providing international clearance arrives in time. Boss Oscar Garcia snapped up midfielder Stephens from Charlton after losing Liam Bridcutt to Sunderland and Andrew Crofts to a season-ending cruciate injury. Striker Rodriguez arrived on a free transfer from Celta Vigo. Winger Will Buckley is set to miss out again with the hamstring injury he suffered last month, while long-term absentees Will Hoskins (knee) and Craig Mackail-Smith remain sidelined. However, striker Mackail-Smith did get 20 minutes under his belt for the reserves this week as he steps up his recovery after 11 months out with an Achilles injury.

Formation:352Manager: Giuseppe Sannino

Watford

Formation: 433Manager: Oscar Garcia

Brighton

  • Manuel Almunia
  • Gabriele Angella
  • Fitz Hall
  • Joel Ekstrand
  • Marco Cassetti
  • Alexander Merkel
  • Cristian Battocchio
  • Daniel Tozser
  • Ikechi Anya
  • Troy Deeney
  • Fernando Forestieri
  • SUBS
  • Ju-Young Park
  • Samba Diakite
  • Hector Bellerin
  • Lloyd Doyley
  • Sean Murray
  • Marco Faraoni
  • Jonathan Bond

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Match Report

Form Guide

    DWDLDL
  • Watford
  • VS
  • Brighton
  • LWDWLD

Last Meetings

  • Brighton
  • 1 - 1
  • Watford
  • 28/10/2013
  • Brighton
  • 1 - 3
  • Watford
  • 29/12/2012
  • Watford
  • 0 - 1
  • Brighton
  • 18/09/2012
  • Brighton
  • 2 - 2
  • Watford
  • 17/04/2012
  • Watford
  • 1 - 0
  • Brighton
  • 01/11/2011
  • Brighton
  • 0 - 1
  • Watford
  • 18/02/2006

Top Scorers

Watford

  • T Deeney 8
  • FM Forestieri 5
  • G Angella 5
  • L McGugan 4
  • D Pudil 2
  • I Anya 2
  • MD Faraoni 2
  • S Murray 2
  • C Battocchio 2
  • D Fabbrini 1

Brighton

  • JL Ulloa 6
  • A Crofts 5
  • M Upson 2
  • D Lopez 2
  • I Calderon 2
  • J Forster-Caskey 2
  • K Andrews 1
  • L Lita 1
  • S Ward 1
  • W Buckley 1

Goals

Watford

    • Total goals 73
    • Goals per game 38
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 7 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Brighton

    • Total goals 65
    • Goals per game 30
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 7 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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