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  • Date:09 Apr 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Vicarage Road Stadium
  • Attendance:13,355
  • Taylor (90)
  • Evans (2) Koren (89)
Goal!

Live Commentary

94:47 +4.47

Marvin Sordell produces a right-footed shot from close in which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

91:31 +1.31

Martin Taylor scores a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Watford 1-2 Hull.Don Cowie provided the assist for the goal.

91:01 +1.01

Danny Graham crosses the ball, blocked by Robert Koren. Corner taken left-footed by Don Cowie, Andy Dawson manages to make a clearance.

89:26

Robert Koren scores a headed goal from inside the penalty box. Watford 0-2 Hull.Assist by Tom Cairney.

88:52

The official flags Jay Simpson offside. Scott Loach restarts play with the free kick.

87:41

Richard Garcia is shown a yellow card.

86:27

Anthony Gerrard fouled by Marvin Sordell, the ref awards a free kick. Bradley Guzan restarts play with the free kick.

85:46

Troy Deeney is brought on as a substitute for Ross Jenkins.

85:32

Marvin Sordell produces a left-footed shot from inside the area that clears the bar.

83:40

Tom Cairney joins the action as a substitute, replacing James Harper. Marvin Sordell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Anthony Gerrard. Free kick taken by Bradley Guzan.

83:01

Close range shot by Corry Evans misses to the left of the target.

80:34

Marvin Sordell takes a shot. Save by Bradley Guzan.

79:22

Centre by Ross Jenkins, clearance made by Jack Hobbs.

78:14

Matthew Whichelow replaces Andreas Weimann.

77:28

Don Cowie delivers the ball, Anthony Gerrard makes a clearance. Outswinging corner taken by Don Cowie, clearance by Anthony Gerrard.

76:53

Free kick awarded for a foul by James Harper on John Eustace. John Eustace restarts play with the free kick.

76:16

Shot on goal by Robert Koren from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

74:36

Effort on goal by Don Cowie from outside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the bar.

74:14

Richard Garcia challenges Martin Taylor unfairly and gives away a free kick. Scott Loach takes the indirect free kick.

73:12

Danny Graham takes a shot. Save made by Bradley Guzan. Don Cowie takes the outswinging corner, Jack Hobbs manages to make a clearance.

71:22

Centre by Don Cowie, clearance made by Anthony Gerrard.

69:57

Will Buckley leaves the field to be replaced by Marvin Sordell.

69:34

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

68:55

Free kick awarded for a foul by Richard Garcia on Ross Jenkins. Adrian Mariappa takes the free kick.

67:23

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andreas Weimann by Jack Hobbs. Indirect free kick taken by Don Cowie.

65:53

Richard Garcia comes on in place of Matt Fryatt. Andreas Weimann produces a cross, Anthony Gerrard makes a clearance. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Don Cowie, Anthony Gerrard manages to make a clearance.

63:15

Unfair challenge on Will Buckley by Matt Fryatt results in a free kick. Scott Loach takes the indirect free kick.

62:11

Ross Jenkins has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the target.

61:50

Short corner taken by Don Cowie from the left by-line.

61:00

The ball is sent over by Lee Hodson, Will Buckley produces a right-footed shot from just inside the penalty box and hits the post.

60:51

The ball is crossed by Will Buckley, clearance by Anthony Gerrard.

59:09

Corner taken by Don Cowie from the right by-line, Jack Hobbs fouled by Martin Taylor, the ref awards a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Andy Dawson.

58:56

John Eustace delivers the ball, James Chester gets a block in.

58:05

Long range effort from Robert Koren misses to the left of the target.

55:41

Aaron Mclean leaves the field to be replaced by Jay Simpson. Corry Evans concedes a free kick for a foul on Will Buckley. Free kick taken by Scott Loach.

54:26

The official flags Andreas Weimann offside. Free kick taken by Bradley Guzan.

53:00

Free kick awarded for a foul by Andreas Weimann on Bradley Guzan. Indirect free kick taken by Bradley Guzan.

52:13

Aaron Mclean challenges Scott Loach unfairly and gives away a free kick. Scott Loach restarts play with the free kick.

50:01

Lee Hodson delivers the ball, clearance by Andy Dawson.

49:04

Andy Dawson takes a shot. Save made by Scott Loach.

47:03

Will Buckley delivers a pass corner to short.

46:53

The ball is crossed by Danny Graham, clearance made by Jack Hobbs.

46:41 +1.41

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Andy Dawson.

45:09 +0.09

Robert Koren delivers the ball.

44:17

Corry Evans produces a cross, Lloyd Doyley makes a clearance. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Andy Dawson, clearance by John Eustace.

42:56

The assistant referee signals for offside against Matt Fryatt. Indirect free kick taken by Scott Loach.

42:42

Centre by Aaron Mclean, Martin Taylor makes a clearance.

42:21

The ball is delivered by Andreas Weimann, Bradley Guzan makes a save.

41:44

Corry Evans gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on John Eustace. Scott Loach takes the indirect free kick.

41:05

Andreas Weimann has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the goal.

39:58

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Bradley Guzan.

39:35

Caution for Aaron Mclean. Martin Taylor fouled by Aaron Mclean, the ref awards a free kick. Scott Loach takes the indirect free kick.

38:28

Andreas Weimann is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Anthony Gerrard goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Anthony Gerrard by Andreas Weimann. Free kick taken by Jack Hobbs.

37:16

Centre by James Harper, Lloyd Doyley makes a clearance.

35:46

Unfair challenge on James Harper by Martin Taylor results in a free kick. Robert Koren takes the direct free kick. Centre by Liam Rosenior, clearance by John Eustace.

35:27

The ball is crossed by Liam Rosenior.

33:15

Danny Graham takes a shot. Save made by Bradley Guzan. Corner taken by Don Cowie from the left by-line, Close range headed effort by Martin Taylor goes wide of the left-hand post.

31:53

Foul by Jack Hobbs on Andreas Weimann, free kick awarded. Don Cowie crosses the ball in from the free kick.

30:38

Corner taken by Don Cowie played to the near post, clearance by Anthony Gerrard.

30:30

Andreas Weimann delivers the ball, clearance by Anthony Gerrard.

29:12

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James Harper by Ross Jenkins. Robert Koren restarts play with the free kick.

27:33

Unfair challenge on Will Buckley by Andy Dawson results in a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Lee Hodson from right channel, Bradley Guzan makes a save.

25:25

Unfair challenge on Martin Taylor by Aaron Mclean results in a free kick. Adrian Mariappa takes the direct free kick. Andreas Weimann has shot on goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

22:25

A cross is delivered by Matt Fryatt, Martin Taylor makes a clearance.

21:47

Robert Koren takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Andreas Weimann.

21:36

The ball is swung over by James Harper, Lloyd Doyley manages to make a clearance.

20:29

The official flags Andreas Weimann offside. Bradley Guzan takes the free kick.

19:46

Andreas Weimann has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

17:01

James Harper gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ross Jenkins. Direct free kick taken by Adrian Mariappa.

15:35

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Don Cowie played to the near post, save by Bradley Guzan.

12:43

Robert Koren delivers the ball, save by Scott Loach.

12:18

The ball is crossed by Don Cowie, clearance made by Jack Hobbs.

11:58

James Chester concedes a free kick for a foul on Ross Jenkins. Don Cowie takes the free kick.

9:50

Will Buckley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andy Dawson. Bradley Guzan takes the free kick.

9:06

John Eustace takes a shot. Save by Bradley Guzan.

8:05

Corry Evans takes a shot. Save by Scott Loach.

7:45

Centre by Aaron Mclean, blocked by Martin Taylor.

4:49

Lloyd Doyley delivers the ball, Jack Hobbs manages to make a clearance.

2:08

A goal is scored by Corry Evans from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Watford 0-1 Hull.Assist by Liam Rosenior.

0:50

Shot by Robert Koren from just outside the area goes over the net.

Match Preview

Mariappa back for Hornets Watford defender Adrian Mariappa returns for the visit of Hull. Mariappa was sent off in the closing stages of the 2-1 defeat at Middlesbrough before the international break but has now completed his one-game ban. Right-back Lloyd Doyley has recovered from a knee injury and fellow full-back Lee Hodson is fully fit after an ankle injury. On-loan midfielder Danny Drinkwater was back on the bench at Coventry last weekend after receiving treatment for his thigh injury at parent club Manchester United. Midfielder Stephen McGinn is a long-term absentee with a serious knee injury and striker Troy Deeney and winger Michael Bryan are both doubtful due to illness. Hull boss Nigel Pearson expects to welcome Liam Rosenior back to his squad. The defender sustained a shoulder injury in the 1-1 draw against Norwich and missed the 1-0 home defeat to Millwall. But he has returned to training and should be fit to face the Hornets at Vicarage Road. Brad Guzan will play the final match of his loan spell before returning to Aston Villa despite picking up a knock against the Lions. Tom Cairney's return from illness will give Pearson further options in midfield as he seeks to put the Tigers' play-off bid back on track. The two sides shared a goalless draw when they met at the KC Stadium earlier in the season.

Formation:442Manager: Malky Mackay

Watford

Formation: 451Manager: Nigel Pearson

Hull

  • Scott Loach
  • Lee Hodson
  • Martin Taylor
  • Adrian Mariappa
  • Lloyd Doyley
  • John Eustace
  • Don Cowie
  • Will Buckley
  • Ross Jenkins
  • Andreas Weimann
  • Danny Graham
  • SUBS
  • Rene Gilmartin
  • Troy Deeney
  • Marvin Sordell
  • Piero Mingoia
  • Matthew Whichelow
  • Adam Thompson
  • Daniel Drinkwater

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Match Report

Tigers eye late play-off charge Hull's stellar away form continued at Watford as another smash-and-grab effort gave them renewed hope of making the npower Championship play-offs with a 2-1 win. Corry Evans gave them a foothold in the third minute and Robert Koren netted late on to double the advantage. Watford bossed the exchanges in between - Danny Graham twice foiled by Brad Guzan and Will Buckley hitting a post - but Malky Mackay's men were left frustrated. Martin Taylor headed home a consolation to give City the jitters, however they held on to stretch their unbeaten run on the road to 15 matches. It was a must-win encounter for two teams seven points shy of the play-offs prior to kick off and separated by one place in the table. Watford had netted in all their home games in 2011 - while City had achieved that same feat in all their away encounters. And they continued a similar vain, making the perfect start to reinvigorate their promotion push. Liam Rosenior crossed for Evans to prod past Scott Loach for his second goal in Hull colours. The goal gave Hull the confidence to probe the Watford backline, but for their possession, Loach was rarely tested. The hosts struggled to offer anything beyond long balls but Andreas Weimann did have their first effort as his run and shot crept past the post. The Austrian crashed a volley wide but it was Graham's involvement that brought them closest to a leveller. The big striker turned at the edge of the area and let fly with a shot that seemed destined for the top corner - until Guzan brilliantly turned it over the bar. Watford were in firm control but Koren's side-footed shot from close range was hacked off the line in a reminder of City's potency on the counter. And they threatened moments after the restart as Andy Dawson, in unfamiliar territory, saw his chip nearly find its way into the net. John Eustace thought he had equalised at the other end, only for the veteran's header to hit team mate Weimann and bounce away to safety. By now, Watford were bossing the affair. Lee Hodson crossed for Buckley to score but he cannoned a shot off the post from just inside the area. They kept up their bombardment in the closing stages but as many teams have found this season, Hull's defence was hard to breach. Substitute Marvin Sordell put Graham behind the defence but Guzan handed them a reprieve with another vital save to beat the shot to safety. Koren then cashed in to nod home Tom Cairney's centre after they had broken clear, before Taylor gave Watford hope in stoppage time. It proved no more than a consolation, though, as Hull went to within five points of the play-offs.

Form Guide

    WDWWLL
  • Watford
  • VS
  • Hull
  • LWLWDL

Last Meetings

  • Hull
  • 0 - 0
  • Watford
  • 21/08/2010
  • Hull
  • 3 - 0
  • Watford
  • 29/03/2008
  • Watford
  • 1 - 0
  • Hull
  • 20/10/2007
  • Watford
  • 0 - 0
  • Hull
  • 30/04/2006
  • Hull
  • 1 - 2
  • Watford
  • 05/11/2005
  • Hull
  • 1 - 1
  • Watford
  • 12/03/1991

Top Scorers

Watford

  • D Graham 22
  • M Sordell 10
  • J Eustace 5
  • M Taylor 5
  • W Buckley 4
  • D Cowie 3
  • M Whichelow 3
  • S McGinn 2
  • T Deeney 2
  • A Weimann 2
  • A Mariappa 1
  • R Jenkins 1
  • A Thompson 1

Hull

  • R Koren 6
  • N Barmby 5
  • M Fryatt 5
  • J Simpson 4
  • A Mclean 3
  • A Gerrard 3
  • J Harper 1
  • R Garcia 1
  • C Evans 1
  • J Chester 1
  • T Cairney 1

Goals

Watford

    • Total goals 124
    • Goals per game 68
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 8 (For) 9 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 9 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 11 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 9 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 9 (For) 8 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 8 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Hull

    • Total goals 98
    • Goals per game 42
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 8 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 9 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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