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The ball is crossed by Aidan White, Nyron Nosworthy concedes a Penalty for a foul on Mika Vayrynen. Carl Dickinson is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Penalty taken left-footed by Robert Snodgrass and scored. Watford 1-1 Leeds.
Marvin Sordell takes a shot. Save by Alex McCarthy.
Danny Pugh produces a cross.
Foul by Robert Snodgrass on Troy Deeney, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Mark Yeates.
Short corner worked by Mark Yeates.
Mark Yeates takes a shot. Save made by Alex McCarthy.
Patrick Kisnorbo concedes a Penalty for a foul on Marvin Sordell. A save by Alex McCarthy from penalty by Marvin Sordell. Watford 1-0 Leeds.
Shot from just outside the box by Luciano Becchio goes over the bar.
Mark Yeates handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Free kick taken by Alex McCarthy.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Danny Pugh by Troy Deeney. Free kick taken by Danny Pugh.
Luciano Becchio has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.
The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Alex McCarthy.
John Eustace gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tom Lees. Free kick taken by Alex McCarthy.
Mika Vayrynen concedes a free kick for a foul on John Eustace. Direct free kick taken by Scott Loach.
Centre by Paul Connolly, Jonathan Hogg manages to make a clearance.
Adam Clayton concedes a free kick for a foul on Carl Dickinson. John Eustace comes on in place of Michael Kightly. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Mark Yeates, save made by Alex McCarthy.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mika Vayrynen by Prince Buaben. Free kick taken by Paul Connolly.
Mark Yeates crosses the ball, clearance made by Tom Lees.
Lee Hodson sends in a cross.
Troy Deeney delivers the ball, clearance by Tom Lees.
The ball is crossed by Mark Yeates, clearance by Patrick Kisnorbo.
A cross is delivered by Michael Kightly.
A cross is delivered by Paul Connolly, Header from deep inside the area by Ross McCormack goes over the bar.
Mika Vayrynen sends in a cross, clearance by Adrian Mariappa.
Mika Vayrynen delivers the ball, clearance made by Adrian Mariappa.
Foul by Carl Dickinson on Ross McCormack, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Paul Connolly.
Luciano Becchio challenges Lee Hodson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Scott Loach.
Ross McCormack joins the action as a substitute, replacing Lloyd Sam. Andrew Keogh leaves the field to be replaced by Mika Vayrynen.
Danny Pugh is adjudged to have handled the ball. Free kick crossed right-footed by Mark Yeates from right channel, clearance by Tom Lees.
Aidan White fouled by Troy Deeney, the ref awards a free kick. Alex McCarthy takes the direct free kick.
Marvin Sordell takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the bar.
Troy Deeney takes a shot. Save made by Alex McCarthy.
Effort from deep inside the area by Mark Yeates misses to the left of the goal.
Effort on goal by Luciano Becchio from long range goes harmlessly over the bar.
Andrew Keogh gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nyron Nosworthy. Free kick taken by Scott Loach.
Troy Deeney challenges Patrick Kisnorbo unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Alex McCarthy.
Patrick Kisnorbo is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Scott Loach.
Foul by Carl Dickinson on Lloyd Sam, free kick awarded. Paul Connolly restarts play with the free kick.
Patrick Kisnorbo fouled by Troy Deeney, the ref awards a free kick. Alex McCarthy takes the free kick.
Luciano Becchio has an effort at goal from the edge of the area that misses to the right of the target.
Unfair challenge on Tom Lees by Marvin Sordell results in a free kick. Alex McCarthy restarts play with the free kick.
Luciano Becchio gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Hogg. Scott Loach takes the direct free kick.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Marvin Sordell. Free kick taken by Alex McCarthy.
The ball is swung over by Danny Pugh.
The ball is delivered by Paul Connolly, Nyron Nosworthy manages to make a clearance.
Robert Snodgrass takes a shot. Blocked by Lee Hodson.
Michael Kightly sends in a cross, Aidan White makes a clearance.
Paul Connolly produces a cross, Andrew Keogh challenges Nyron Nosworthy unfairly and gives away a free kick. Scott Loach takes the free kick.
The referee blows for offside. Scott Loach restarts play with the free kick.
Robert Snodgrass takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Marvin Sordell manages to make a clearance.
The ball is delivered by Danny Pugh, blocked by Mark Yeates.
The ball is delivered by Lloyd Sam, clearance made by Nyron Nosworthy.
The ball is swung over by Lloyd Sam, blocked by Carl Dickinson.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Danny Pugh by Prince Buaben. Robert Snodgrass crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing, clearance by Adrian Mariappa.
Michael Kightly scores a goal from the edge of the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Watford 1-0 Leeds.
Corner taken by Robert Snodgrass from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by Nyron Nosworthy.
Inswinging corner taken by Robert Snodgrass from the right by-line, Jonathan Hogg makes a clearance.
The ball is crossed by Lloyd Sam, Carl Dickinson manages to make a clearance.
Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Robert Snodgrass from the left by-line.
Corner taken left-footed by Robert Snodgrass from the left by-line, clearance made by Lee Hodson.
Effort from outside the penalty box by Robert Snodgrass goes wide right of the goal.
The ball is swung over by Paul Connolly.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Carl Dickinson on Robert Snodgrass. Direct free kick taken by Paul Connolly.
Troy Deeney has an effort at goal from outside the box which misses left.
Adam Clayton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Kightly. Direct free kick taken by Michael Kightly.
Centre by Mark Yeates, Alex McCarthy makes a comfortable save.
Paul Connolly challenges Michael Kightly unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Mark Yeates from left channel, Patrick Kisnorbo makes a clearance.
Mark Yeates delivers the ball.
Outswinging corner taken by Mark Yeates, Luciano Becchio makes a clearance.
Foul by Luciano Becchio on Adrian Mariappa, free kick awarded. Jonathan Hogg takes the free kick.
Corner taken by Mark Yeates from the right by-line, Luciano Becchio manages to make a clearance.
Effort on goal by Danny Pugh from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.
The ball is delivered by Robert Snodgrass, Lee Hodson manages to make a clearance.
Foul by Troy Deeney on Danny Pugh, free kick awarded. Patrick Kisnorbo restarts play with the free kick.
Robert Snodgrass takes a shot. Adrian Mariappa gets a block in.
Mark Yeates delivers the ball, save by Alex McCarthy.
A cross is delivered by Carl Dickinson, Danny Pugh manages to make a clearance.
Aidan White delivers the ball, Adrian Mariappa makes a clearance.
The ball is swung over by Mark Yeates, Patrick Kisnorbo manages to make a clearance.
Hornets buoyed by return of Lloyd
Lloyd Doyley could come back into the reckoning for Watford as they entertain Leeds at Vicarage Road.
The defender has been missing since mid-October with a thigh injury, but returned for the club`s reserves on Tuesday in a 1-0 victory over Northampton.
It remains to be seen whether Sean Dyche will include Doyley in his matchday 16 so soon, with the Hornets boss unlikely to change a winning XI after last weekend`s 2-1 success at Ipswich.
Leading scorer Marvin Sordell returned from an ankle complaint to start at Portman Road, netting the equaliser from the penalty spot, and should again be included in Dyche`s line-up against Leeds.
Long-term absentees Martin Taylor (dislocated collarbone) and midfielder Stephen McGinn (knee) remain sidelined.
Leeds skipper Jonny Howson is expected to miss out, while midfield partner Michael Brown is doubtful.
Howson sustained a knee injury in the home win over Millwall last weekend and will consult a specialist on Friday to determine the severity of the damage.
Brown was also forced out of the action against the Lions due to an ankle injury and could face a late fitness test.
Midfield trio Lloyd Sam, Mika Vayrynen and Ramon Nunez will be hoping to step into the starting line-up if either, or both, fail to make it.
Manager Simon Grayson, who has no other new injury or suspension problems, must decide whether to recall leading goalscorer Ross McCormack after he was left out of the squad altogether last week.
Leeds have won their last three league matches and are chasing a fifth win in six games.
Snodgrass on the spot
Robert Snodgrass scored a last-minute penalty as Leeds salvaged a 1-1 draw against Watford in the npower Championship.
It came as a bitter pill to swallow for Sean Dyche's Hornets, who missed a penalty of their own with just two minutes of normal time remaining.
Wolves loanee Michael Kightly scored the opening goal after 28 minutes and the hosts should have put the result beyond doubt but Marvin Sordell saw his spot-kick saved by Alex McCarthy before Snodgrass showed him how it was done deep into stoppage time, netting his fourth goal in three games.
Troy Deeney's early acrobatic effort hit team-mate Sordell as the hosts started much the brighter. Patrick Kisnorbo did well to nullify the threat of Kightly as the midfielder shaped to shoot moments later.
The visitors' first sight of goal saw Danny Pugh lift a left-footed 20-yard effort over the bar with 10 minutes on the clock.
But they were soon on the back foot again and when Kightly got the better of Kisnorbo he unleashed a superb angled effort into the bottom corner from the edge of the area.
With their tails up, the Hornets pressed again but Prince Buaben picked the wrong option when he tried to play Sordell in despite the fact Kightly was in acres of space.
Recent away wins at Leicester, Burnley and Nottingham Forest, combined with the fact they occupied a play-off spot, made Leeds strong favourites for this game but they struggled to find their rhythm in the first half.
However, influential midfielder Snodgrass was presented with a great chance to level the scores before half-time but his chipped effort comfortably cleared the bar.
And it took a brilliant piece of defending from Nyron Nosworthy to deny Luciano Becchio as he looked to get on the end of Paul Connolly's teasing cross.
Simon Grayson was spurred into making a change around the hour mark after seeing Sordell spurn an opportunity to double Watford's lead, firing over the bar after his own excellent work left him one-on-one with McCarthy.
The United boss introduced 11-goal top scorer Ross McCormack as he tried to rally his side for a late charge.
Connolly picked out McCormack within a few minutes of his arrival but the striker planted a firm header over the bar.
Recognising the growing threat being posed to his side, Dyche withdrew goalscorer Kightly from the action and put midfielder John Eustace on to add some defensive know-how.
But just as the home side were beginning to focus on holding on to their lead, Kisnorbo's foul on Sordell in the area gave them a chance to add to it.
Sordell picked himself up to take the 88th-minute penalty but saw it tipped onto the post by McCarthy before being smuggled away.
Leeds pressed late on and forced a penalty in the last attack of the game as Nosworthy brought down substitute Mika Vayrynen.
Snodgrass stepped up and powered it home to extends Leeds' unbeaten run on the road to four games.
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