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Steven Thompson is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Scott Loach.
Ross Wallace takes a shot. Scott Loach makes a save.
(Burnley) makes a substitution, with Marvin Bartley coming on for Chris Eagles. Short corner taken by Ross Wallace from the right by-line.
Short corner taken by Chris Eagles from the right by-line.
The ball is sent over by Andreas Weimann, Danny Graham has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Duff on Will Buckley. Direct free kick taken by Andros Townsend.
Jay Rodriguez takes a shot. Blocked by John Eustace. Corner taken short by Ross Wallace.
Shot by Adam Thompson from outside the box goes over the target.
Andreas Weimann fouled by Graham Alexander, the ref awards a free kick. Lee Hodson takes the free kick.
Andros Townsend crosses the ball, Daniel Fox makes a clearance.
(Burnley) makes a substitution, with Graham Alexander coming on for Jack Cork. John Eustace crosses the ball.
Will Buckley produces a cross, save by Lee Grant.
Andreas Weimann takes a shot. Lee Grant makes a fantastic save.
Lee Hodson takes a shot. Save by Lee Grant. Corner taken by Andros Townsend, Jack Cork makes a clearance.
Foul by Steven Thompson on Adrian Mariappa, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Scott Loach.
Shot from just outside the box by Adam Thompson goes over the target.
Chris Iwelumo finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Watford 1-3 Burnley.Assist by Chris Eagles.
Andros Townsend comes on in place of Daniel Drinkwater. Daniel Fox produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Chris Eagles crosses the ball.
Will Buckley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lee Grant. Lee Grant restarts play with the free kick.
Andreas Weimann takes a shot. Save made by Lee Grant. Daniel Drinkwater takes the inswinging corner, Lee Grant makes a save.
Effort on goal by Jay Rodriguez from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.
Chris Eagles scores a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Watford 1-2 Burnley.Assist by Chris Iwelumo.
Jay Rodriguez gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adrian Mariappa. Scott Loach restarts play with the free kick.
Daniel Fox is shown a yellow card. Unfair challenge on Will Buckley by Daniel Fox results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Adam Thompson.
Chris Iwelumo is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Scott Loach.
Danny Graham gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jack Cork. Daniel Fox takes the free kick.
The ball is delivered by Chris Eagles, Effort from inside the six-yard box by Jay Rodriguez goes wide right of the target.
Andreas Weimann replaces Marvin Sordell.
Adam Thompson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jack Cork. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Daniel Fox from left wing, Adrian Mariappa makes a clearance.
Marvin Sordell is caught offside. Lee Grant takes the free kick.
A cross is delivered by Adam Thompson, Jack Cork gets a block in. Daniel Drinkwater takes the outswinging corner, Close range headed effort by Adam Thompson misses to the right of the target.
The ball is sent over by Ross Wallace. The assistant referee flags for offside against Chris Iwelumo. Indirect free kick taken by Scott Loach.
Danny Graham is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Lee Grant.
Adam Thompson on for Dale Bennett.
Lee Hodson crosses the ball, clearance made by Clarke Carlisle.
Effort from the edge of the box by Jay Rodriguez goes wide of the left-hand post.
Danny Graham produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty area that goes harmlessly over the target.
Adrian Mariappa crosses the ball.
Martin Taylor gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Clarke Carlisle. Lee Grant restarts play with the free kick.
Ross Wallace produces a cross, Martin Taylor manages to make a clearance.
A cross is delivered by Ross Wallace, clearance by Adrian Mariappa.
The ball is sent over by Jay Rodriguez, Scott Loach makes a save.
The ball is sent over by Tyrone Mears, free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Iwelumo on Dale Bennett. Scott Loach restarts play with the free kick.
Daniel Drinkwater takes a shot. Michael Duff gets a block in.
Ross Wallace delivers the ball, Scott Loach makes a save.
Jack Cork takes a shot. Save by Scott Loach. Free kick awarded for a foul by Jay Rodriguez on John Eustace. Direct free kick taken by Daniel Drinkwater.
The ball is swung over by Ross Wallace, clearance by John Eustace.
Chris Eagles takes a shot. Scott Loach makes a comfortable save.
Danny Graham is caught offside. Free kick taken by Lee Grant.
The ball is delivered by Daniel Drinkwater, Ross Wallace makes a clearance.
The ball is delivered by Ross Wallace, Martin Taylor makes a clearance.
Chris Eagles takes a shot. Save by Scott Loach. Corner taken by Ross Wallace from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Adrian Mariappa.
Stephen McGinn crosses the ball, Clarke Carlisle makes a clearance.
Unfair challenge on Daniel Drinkwater by Tyrone Mears results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Will Buckley.
Marvin Sordell takes a shot. Save made by Lee Grant.
Chris Eagles crosses the ball, save by Scott Loach.
The referee shows John Eustace a yellow card. John Eustace concedes a free kick for a foul on Jay Rodriguez. Direct free kick taken by Clarke Carlisle.
Michael Duff concedes a free kick for a foul on Danny Graham. Direct free kick taken by Scott Loach.
Jay Rodriguez fouled by John Eustace, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Daniel Fox.
Stephen McGinn gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tyrone Mears. Free kick crossed left-footed by Ross Wallace from right channel, save by Scott Loach.
A goal is scored by Danny Graham from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Watford 1-1 Burnley.Marvin Sordell provided the assist for the goal.
The referee shows Tyrone Mears a yellow card. Unfair challenge on Stephen McGinn by Tyrone Mears results in a free kick. Adrian Mariappa takes the direct free kick.
Chris Eagles takes a shot. Blocked by Dale Bennett.
Dale Bennett scores an own goal from 18 yards. Watford 0-1 Burnley.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Tyrone Mears on Will Buckley. Direct free kick taken by Adrian Mariappa.
Ross Wallace delivers the ball, clearance made by John Eustace.
Chris Iwelumo has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the goal.
Corner taken left-footed by Ross Wallace from the right by-line, save by Scott Loach.
The ball is sent over by Chris Eagles, blocked by Adrian Mariappa. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Ross Wallace, clearance by Adrian Mariappa.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Iwelumo by Dale Bennett. Direct free kick taken by Ross Wallace.
Daniel Drinkwater has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.
Late check on Lloyd
Watford will make a late check on defender Lloyd Doyley ahead of the clash with Burnley.
Full-back Doyley came off with 12 minutes remaining at Nottingham Forest last Saturday with a hamstring injury and had a scan to assess the damage on Tuesday.
No serious damage was found but the popular player will face a late fitness test.
Winger Don Cowie, meanwhile, has been out for three weeks with a thigh complaint but could return after training this week.
Striker Marvin Sordell scored for the England Under-20s in their 2-1 defeat to France in midweek but should be fit to continue his partnership with Danny Graham.
Midfielder Ross Jenkins was back on the bench last weekend after struggling with a tight hamstring while defender Lee Hodson suffered bruising on foot while playing for Northern Ireland in midweek and is doubtful.
Burnley boss Eddie Howe will again be without striker Martin Paterson when his side make the trip.
Paterson could be out for the rest of the season following the recurrence of a thigh injury in the recent defeat at Doncaster.
Scans confirmed the club's worst fears and Howe admitted the Northern Ireland international is unlikely to play again this season.
Midfielder Chris McCann (knee) remains a long-term absentee but the Clarets have no other major concerns as they bid to maintain their promotion challenge.
Striker Jay Rodriguez and midfielder Jack Cork both played for England Under-21s against Italy in their 1-0 defeat in Empoli on Tuesday.
Rodriguez made his debut as a substitute, and Howe said: "The half an hour he got was great and a fantastic experience for him."
Clarets clip Hornets` wings
A farcical own goal helped Burnley to a fine away win in the npower Championship as the Clarets saw off Watford 3-1.
Hornets defender Dale Bennett put through his own net to give Eddie Howe's side the lead but Danny Graham found the net to equalise.
But the visitors were much-improved after the break and goals from man of the match Chris Eagles and former Scotland striker Chris Iwelumo wrapped up the victory.
Malky Mackay's side have lost momentum in recent weeks but the victory leaves Howe's men just outside the play-off places.
Watford were fast out of the blocks and should have scored after just 17 seconds.
Graham turned a ball on for on-loan Manchester United midfielder Daniel Drinkwater who was somehow allowed to burst clear on goal.
He only had Clarets goalkeeper Lee Grant to beat but crumbled and sent his shot wide from just inside the penalty area.
It was a huge let-off for the visitors and they took full advantage to take an eighth-minute lead in crazy circumstances through their first real attack.
A through-ball at the end of a decent move was slightly overhit and goalkeeper Scott Loach raced out to clear as Jay Rodriguez chased it down.
Loach got there first but smashed his clearance into the back of Bennett who could only watch as the ball flew backwards into his own net.
However, to Watford's credit they were level in just five minutes.
Marvin Sordell pulled off into space on the right and delivered a cross to the near post where Graham got ahead of his marker to beat Grant with a low first-time finish.
It was the former Middlesbrough man's 19th goal of a prolific season, and he nearly returned the compliment to Sordell moments later but he was unable to beat Grant from 20 yards.
A cracking first half then saw the visitors come close. Rodriguez did well to beat his man on the right flank and picked out Eagles with a gem of a pass but the former Manchester United man shot straight at Loach.
Howe's men should have scored after the break.
Eagles showed quick feet to beat Lee Hodson and send in a fine cross which Rodriguez should have converted but the new England Under-21 cap volleyed wide.
Eagles - who enjoyed a loan spell at Vicarage Road earlier in his career - was the instrumental figure of the second half and deservedly put Burnley ahead in the 66th minute.
The winger played a lovely one-two with Iwelumo to burst into the area and kept his cool to clip the ball under Loach and into the net.
And Iwelumo profited from Eagles' industry in the 75th minute with a powerful back-post header after Eagles had again beat his man to stand up a cross.
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