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  • Date:28 Aug 2010
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Vicarage Road Stadium
  • Naylor (5)
Goal!

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92:20 +2.20

The ball is swung over by Lee Hodson, brilliant save by Kasper Schmeichel.

91:46 +1.46

Lloyd Doyley sends in a cross.

91:05 +1.05

Max Gradel concedes a free kick for a foul on Adrian Mariappa. Scott Loach restarts play with the free kick.

90:11 +0.11

Bradley Johnson has an effort at goal from outside the box which misses left.

88:55

Centre by Bradley Johnson, clearance by Don Cowie.

88:08

The ball is swung over by Jordon Mutch, John Eustace takes a shot. Kasper Schmeichel makes a save.

86:47

Kasper Schmeichel is cautioned. Corner taken by Will Buckley.

86:01

Foul by Jonathan Howson on Marvin Sordell, free kick awarded. Jonathan Howson goes into the book. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Lee Hodson from right channel, clearance by Luciano Becchio.

85:01

Luciano Becchio fouled by Lee Hodson, the ref awards a free kick. Shot on goal comes in from Ross McCormack from the free kick.

84:29

Unfair challenge on Bradley Johnson by Marvin Sordell results in a free kick. Andy Hughes takes the direct free kick.

84:10

Foul by Ross McCormack on Adrian Mariappa, free kick awarded. Scott Loach restarts play with the free kick.

83:49

Foul by Bradley Johnson on Will Buckley, free kick awarded. Jordon Mutch restarts play with the free kick.

82:55

Richard Naylor concedes a free kick for a foul on Marvin Sordell. Free kick crossed by Jordon Mutch.

82:02

The official flags John Eustace offside. Kasper Schmeichel takes the free kick.

81:47

Will Buckley takes a shot. Richard Naylor gets a block in.

81:23

Will Buckley delivers the ball, clearance made by Paul Connolly.

80:56

Ross McCormack has a drilled shot. Save made by Scott Loach.

80:11

The referee penalises Ross McCormack for handball. Lee Hodson takes the direct free kick.

79:27

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

79:22

Will Buckley crosses the ball, Richard Naylor makes a clearance.

79:00

Don Cowie crosses the ball, clearance made by Neill Collins.

78:26

The ball is sent over by Bradley Johnson, Adrian Mariappa makes a clearance.

75:08

Unfair challenge on Neill Collins by Marvin Sordell results in a free kick. Andy Hughes takes the direct free kick.

73:24

Jordon Mutch decides to take a short corner.

72:16

Unfair challenge on Martin Taylor by Luciano Becchio results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Scott Loach.

71:24

Max Gradel fouled by Lee Hodson, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Paul Connolly.

71:00

Jordon Mutch delivers the ball, John Eustace takes a shot. Richard Naylor manages to make a clearance.

70:44

Short corner worked by Jordon Mutch.

70:38

Marvin Sordell delivers the ball, clearance made by Andy Hughes.

69:46

The ball is delivered by Max Gradel, Shot by Bradley Johnson from 12 yards. Scott Loach makes a save. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Richard Naylor by Troy Deeney. Booking for Troy Deeney for unsporting behaviour. Paul Connolly takes the free kick.

68:16

Luciano Becchio concedes a free kick for a foul on Adrian Mariappa. Sanchez Watt leaves the field to be replaced by Ross McCormack. Free kick taken by Scott Loach.

66:49

Luciano Becchio gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on John Eustace. Direct free kick taken by Lee Hodson.

65:59

Neil Kilkenny takes the inswinging corner, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Richard Naylor misses to the right of the target.

64:39

The assistant referee signals for offside against Sanchez Watt. Caution for Sanchez Watt. Scott Loach restarts play with the free kick.

63:10

Troy Deeney gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andy Hughes. Will Buckley comes on in place of Stephen McGinn. Direct free kick taken by Kasper Schmeichel.

62:06

Unfair challenge on Bradley Johnson by Don Cowie results in a free kick. Kasper Schmeichel takes the direct free kick.

59:36

Max Gradel comes on in place of Lloyd Sam.

59:07

John Eustace crosses the ball, save by Kasper Schmeichel.

58:11

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Jordon Mutch, save by Kasper Schmeichel.

57:34

Neill Collins challenges John Eustace unfairly and gives away a free kick. Don Cowie crosses the ball in from the free kick, Richard Naylor makes a clearance.

56:27

Jordon Mutch has an effort at goal. Kasper Schmeichel makes a save.

55:51

Paul Connolly sends in a cross, John Eustace manages to make a clearance.

55:28

Centre by Neill Collins, Lloyd Doyley manages to make a clearance.

54:40

The ball is sent over by Don Cowie, Troy Deeney takes a shot. Kasper Schmeichel makes a comfortable save.

53:41

Troy Deeney challenges Neill Collins unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Kasper Schmeichel.

52:26

The offside flag is raised against Bradley Johnson. Scott Loach restarts play with the free kick.

51:55

Handball by Troy Deeney. Andy Hughes takes the indirect free kick.

50:08

Adrian Mariappa concedes a free kick for a foul on Sanchez Watt. Neill Collins takes the free kick.

49:31

Bradley Johnson delivers the ball.

48:39

Troy Deeney gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Richard Naylor. Kasper Schmeichel takes the direct free kick.

47:27

Unfair challenge on Luciano Becchio by John Eustace results in a free kick. A cross is delivered by Neil Kilkenny, Header from deep inside the penalty area by Bradley Johnson goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

46:46

Jordon Mutch has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses right.

45:01

Federico Bessone goes off and Andy Hughes comes on.

43:48

The ball is sent over by Lee Hodson, Jonathan Howson gets a block in.

40:57

Lee Hodson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Bradley Johnson. Free kick crossed right-footed by Neil Kilkenny from left by-line, Marvin Sordell manages to make a clearance.

39:55

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Don Cowie, John Eustace takes a shot. Save by Kasper Schmeichel.

37:24

Don Cowie gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sanchez Watt. Neill Collins takes the free kick.

36:22

Shot from 25 yards from Bradley Johnson. Adrian Mariappa gets a block in.

34:54

The ball is delivered by Marvin Sordell, Neill Collins makes a clearance.

34:32

Martin Taylor fouled by Luciano Becchio, the ref awards a free kick. Adrian Mariappa takes the free kick.

33:55

Neil Kilkenny delivers the ball, save by Scott Loach.

33:16

Centre by Federico Bessone, clearance by Martin Taylor.

31:59

Stephen McGinn takes a shot. Blocked by Richard Naylor.

28:01

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Neil Kilkenny, Neill Collins takes a shot. Marvin Sordell gets a block in.

27:25

Shot from just outside the area by Troy Deeney goes over the bar.

25:40

Unfair challenge on Sanchez Watt by Jordon Mutch results in a free kick. Neil Kilkenny has a direct shot on goal from the free kick.

25:02

Unfair challenge on Jordon Mutch by Neil Kilkenny results in a free kick. Lloyd Doyley takes the direct free kick.

24:09

Handball by Luciano Becchio. Direct free kick taken by Scott Loach.

22:57

Troy Deeney is caught offside. Kasper Schmeichel restarts play with the free kick.

22:23

Marvin Sordell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Bradley Johnson. Kasper Schmeichel restarts play with the free kick.

20:40

The ball is swung over by Marvin Sordell, save by Kasper Schmeichel.

19:59

Marvin Sordell takes a shot. Save made by Kasper Schmeichel.

17:50

Unfair challenge on John Eustace by Luciano Becchio results in a free kick. Scott Loach takes the direct free kick.

14:57

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Neil Kilkenny from the left by-line, Troy Deeney makes a clearance.

14:29

Free kick awarded for a foul by Troy Deeney on Richard Naylor. Free kick taken by Kasper Schmeichel.

13:36

Richard Naylor concedes a free kick for a foul on Jordon Mutch. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Jordon Mutch, Paul Connolly makes a clearance.

13:06

The ball is sent over by Lloyd Sam, Close range header by Sanchez Watt goes wide of the left-hand upright.

12:15

Martin Taylor concedes a free kick for a foul on Federico Bessone. Kasper Schmeichel takes the free kick.

11:07

The assistant referee signals for offside against Lloyd Sam. Scott Loach takes the indirect free kick.

10:09

Luciano Becchio challenges John Eustace unfairly and gives away a free kick. Scott Loach takes the direct free kick.

8:26

Centre by Troy Deeney, Marvin Sordell produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.

7:42

Shot by John Eustace from deep inside the penalty area misses wide to the left of the target.

7:08

Unfair challenge on Jordon Mutch by Neil Kilkenny results in a free kick. Adrian Mariappa takes the free kick.

4:17

Corner taken right-footed by Neil Kilkenny from the left by-line, Luciano Becchio takes a shot. Save by Scott Loach. Corner from the left by-line taken by Neil Kilkenny, Bradley Johnson takes a shot. Adrian Mariappa gets a block in. Luciano Becchio takes a shot. Blocked by Adrian Mariappa. Richard Naylor fires in a goal from close range low into the middle of the goal. Watford 0-1 Leeds.Assist by Luciano Becchio.

3:19

Don Cowie produces a cross, Header by Marvin Sordell from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

2:40

Neil Kilkenny is adjudged to have handled the ball. Free kick taken by Scott Loach.

1:12

Paul Connolly challenges Marvin Sordell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Jordon Mutch from left channel, Paul Connolly makes a clearance.

0:12

Troy Deeney fouled by Federico Bessone, the ref awards a free kick. Lee Hodson takes the free kick. Unfair challenge on Jonathan Howson by Marvin Sordell results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Kasper Schmeichel.

The game begins.

The referee blows for half time.

The referee gets the second half underway.

The referee blows for the end of the match.

Match Preview

Graham worry for Watford Watford manager Malky Mackay is waiting on the fitness of key striker Danny Graham ahead of the visit of Leeds. Graham - who scored four goals in the first two games of the season - was left on the bench for the midweek Carling Cup defeat to Notts County but came on for the final 15 minutes as the Hornets looked to find an equaliser. But Graham pulled his groin in having a late shot on goal and is a serious doubt to face Leeds. Mackay was also without captain John Eustace, Lee Hodson and Martin Taylor in midweek as they recovered from niggles and he is hoping they can all return against Simon Grayson`s side. England Under-21 goalkeeper Scott Loach will also return to the starting line-up after he was rested against County. Former Middlesbrough midfielder Josh Walker returns after being cup-tied on Tuesday night, while on-loan Birmingham man Jordon Mutch is also available again. Leeds boss Grayson is set to make changes to his side. Grayson opted to leave the likes of goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel and on-loan forward Sanchez Watt on the bench for the 2-1 Carling Cup defeat to Leicester on Tuesday. Both of those players are expected to return to the starting line-up, while midfielder Lloyd Sam, who was left out the squad completely on Tuesday, is also set to return. Striker duo Billy Paynter (shin) and Robert Snodgrass (knee) are still ruled out as is long-term absentee Patrick Kisnorbo (knee). Defender Ben Parker is back in training after recovering from an Achilles injury and may be included in the squad.

Formation:442Manager: M Mackay

Watford

Formation: 442Manager: Simon Grayson

Leeds

  • Scott Loach
  • Lee Hodson
  • Martin Taylor
  • Adrian Mariappa
  • Lloyd Doyley
  • John Eustace
  • Don Cowie
  • Stephen McGinn
  • Jordon Mutch
  • Troy Deeney
  • Marvin Sordell
  • SUBS
  • Rene Gilmartin
  • Josh Walker
  • Will Buckley
  • Ross Jenkins
  • Michael Bryan
  • Dale Bennett
  • Liam Henderson

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Match Report

Naylor caps landmark in style Leeds captain Richard Naylor marked his 450th career appearance with the only goal at Vicarage Road as the visitors ended Watford's unbeaten start to the new npower Championship season. The 33-year-old was in the right place at the right time after just six minutes to prod home the 45th goal of his career and keep Leeds' fine start to the campaign going. The former Ipswich man's strike was one of just a few noteworthy incidents, with quality in short supply. Large parts of the game were spent with both sides trading long balls and, short of a handful of effort from just inside the area, Watford rarely looked like recovering from their early setback. There was no place in Leeds' starting line-up for new signing Ross McCormack, with Simon Grayson opting to select the same side that beat Millwall last weekend, and it reaped instant rewards as United took an early lead. Scott Loach tipped Luciano Becchio's header over the bar but, after the home side failed to deal with the subsequent corner and crosses into the box, Naylor was on hand to tap in from close range after Troy Deeney allowed Bradley Johnson and Becchio to get the better of him. With Watford missing four-goal Danny Graham to injury, Deeney was given a first league start in attack, and some good play from him allowed the Hornets to create a chance for John Eustace - but the skipper only able to fire wildly over the bar. Deeney's striker partner Marvin Sordell then put an opportunity wide, as did Sanchez Watt at the other end, while Naylor had to earn his money in front of his own goal as he blocked a low drive from Stephen McGinn. Leeds lost Fede Bessone to injury at the break and replaced him with Andy Hughes, but there was little for him and his fellow defenders, or the Watford back four, to do throughout the second period. Jordan Mutch drilled wide for Watford and Becchio nearly got on the end of an arrowed cross from Johnson, and not even the introduction of Scotland winger McCormack could liven things up. The winger, signed from Cardiff on Friday, did bring a save out of Loach with a deflected effort, but Leeds were rarely threatened and, on the rare occasions Watford did advance forward, Kasper Schmeichel's precision handling kept them at bay.

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