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  • Date:16 Aug 2011
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Vicarage Road Stadium
  • Attendance:14,747
  • Tomkins (2) O'Brien (45)
    Cole (70) Parker (90)
Goal!

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91:33 +1.33

Free kick awarded for a foul by Troy Deeney on Kevin Nolan. Mark Noble takes the direct free kick.

90:09 +0.09

Goal scored by Scott Parker from just outside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Watford 0-4 West Ham.Assist on the goal came from Julien Faubert.

89:56

Troy Deeney delivers the ball.

89:42

Unfair challenge on Ross Jenkins by Julien Faubert results in a free kick. Adrian Mariappa takes the direct free kick.

88:53

The ball is sent over by Carl Dickinson, Joey O'Brien manages to make a clearance. Carl Dickinson takes the outswinging corner, Martin Taylor takes a shot. Save by Robert Green.

87:43

Free kick awarded for a foul by Abdoulaye Faye on Troy Deeney. Carl Dickinson crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from left channel. The official flags Martin Taylor offside. Robert Green takes the free kick.

87:09

Effort from outside the penalty box by Matthew Taylor goes wide left of the goal.

86:17

Julien Faubert produces a cross, save by Scott Loach.

85:23

Foul by Mark Noble on John Eustace, free kick awarded. Booking for Mark Noble for unsporting behaviour. Carl Dickinson takes the direct free kick.

84:47

Shot by Kevin Nolan from inside the six-yard box clear the bar.

83:08

Shot from a long way out by Scott Parker goes wide of the left-hand upright.

81:03

Unfair challenge on Frederic Piquionne by John Eustace results in a free kick. John Eustace is given a yellow card. Free kick crossed right-footed by Julien Faubert from right wing, save by Scott Loach.

80:22

Mark Noble is penalised for a handball. Free kick taken by Carl Dickinson.

79:19

The ball is delivered by Marvin Sordell, Unfair challenge on Robert Green by Troy Deeney results in a free kick. Robert Green takes the free kick.

78:52

Handball decision goes against Kevin Nolan. Free kick taken by Scott Loach.

77:49

The ball is sent over by Gavin Massey, Abdoulaye Faye manages to make a clearance.

74:47

(West Ham) makes a substitution, with Julien Faubert coming on for Jack Collison.

73:20

(West Ham) makes a substitution, with Frederic Piquionne coming on for Carlton Cole. (Watford) makes a substitution, with Troy Deeney coming on for Mark Yeates.

72:24

Gavin Massey takes a shot. Robert Green makes a comfortable save.

70:04

Carlton Cole gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the six-yard box low into the middle of the goal. Watford 0-3 West Ham.Assist on the goal came from Herita Ilunga.

68:43

Craig Forsyth takes a shot. Save made by Robert Green.

66:57

James Tomkins goes off and Abdoulaye Faye comes on.

66:12

The ball is swung over by Mark Yeates, James Tomkins manages to make a clearance.

65:37

A cross is delivered by Lloyd Doyley, Scott Parker manages to make a clearance.

64:16

Gavin Massey is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Robert Green takes the indirect free kick.

63:08

Free kick awarded for a foul by Scott Parker on Marvin Sordell. Adrian Mariappa restarts play with the free kick.

62:27

The offside flag is raised against Gavin Massey. Indirect free kick taken by Robert Green.

61:09

Lloyd Doyley sends in a cross, save by Robert Green.

60:43

Free kick awarded for a foul by James Tomkins on Marvin Sordell. Adrian Mariappa takes the direct free kick.

55:31

Gavin Massey replaces Chris Iwelumo.

54:27

Matthew Taylor crosses the ball, save made by Scott Loach.

54:07

The referee blows for offside against Marvin Sordell. Mark Noble takes the indirect free kick.

53:03

The ball is swung over by Matthew Taylor, Mark Yeates gets a block in. Matthew Taylor takes a outswinging corner.

52:10

The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Scott Loach.

49:45

Kevin Nolan concedes a free kick for a foul on Carl Dickinson. Direct free kick taken by Martin Taylor.

48:30

Mark Yeates takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Kevin Nolan manages to make a clearance.

47:08

Marvin Sordell is caught offside. Robert Green takes the free kick.

46:29 +1.29

Joey O'Brien fires in a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Watford 0-2 West Ham.

46:00

A cross is delivered by Carl Dickinson.

44:43

Carlton Cole takes a shot. Save made by Scott Loach. Marvin Sordell booked for unsporting behaviour. Corner taken by Matthew Taylor played to the near post, Craig Forsyth makes a clearance.

43:14

Carlton Cole concedes a free kick for a foul on Martin Taylor. Carl Dickinson restarts play with the free kick.

41:56

The ball is crossed by Jack Collison, blocked by Carl Dickinson. Corner taken left-footed by Matthew Taylor. Scott Parker crosses the ball, Header from close range by Jack Collison clears the bar.

40:57

Mark Noble produces a cross.

38:33

Craig Forsyth produces a left-footed shot from long range which goes wide right of the goal.

37:40

Matthew Taylor sends in a cross.

36:36

Jack Collison is adjudged to have handled the ball. Direct free kick taken by Scott Loach.

32:43

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Mark Yeates played to the near post.

32:06

Carlton Cole gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on John Eustace. Direct free kick taken by Scott Loach.

31:47

Marvin Sordell takes a shot. Robert Green makes a save.

31:10

Marvin Sordell takes a shot. Blocked by Herita Ilunga. Mark Yeates takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, Carlton Cole makes a clearance.

30:59

Mark Yeates crosses the ball, clearance made by Jack Collison.

29:40

The offside flag is raised against Marvin Sordell. Indirect free kick taken by Robert Green.

29:21

The referee blows for offside against Kevin Nolan. Martin Taylor takes the indirect free kick.

28:22

The ball is crossed by Lloyd Doyley, clearance by Joey O'Brien.

28:12

The ball is crossed by Marvin Sordell, clearance made by Herita Ilunga.

24:50

Corner from left by-line taken by Matthew Taylor.

23:55

The referee penalises Ross Jenkins for handball. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Matthew Taylor from right channel, Chris Iwelumo makes a clearance.

23:17

Mark Yeates produces a cross, Robert Green makes a save.

22:50

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Forsyth by James Tomkins. Carl Dickinson restarts play with the free kick.

22:13

Centre by Jack Collison.

21:39

Centre by Matthew Taylor.

20:21

Foul by Chris Iwelumo on Winston Reid, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Robert Green.

19:39

Lloyd Doyley sends in a cross, clearance by James Tomkins.

14:56

Mark Yeates sends in a cross, Joey O'Brien makes a clearance. Mark Yeates takes a outswinging corner to the near post, John Eustace takes a shot. Save by Robert Green.

14:28

Marvin Sordell takes a shot. Save by Robert Green. Corner taken by Mark Yeates played to the near post, clearance by Carlton Cole.

12:28

Adrian Mariappa concedes a free kick for a foul on Jack Collison. Matthew Taylor shoots direct from the free kick.

9:18

Joey O'Brien produces a cross, Craig Forsyth gets a block in. Corner taken by Matthew Taylor played to the near post, Craig Forsyth makes a clearance.

8:13

The ball is delivered by Mark Yeates, Header from deep inside the penalty area by Craig Forsyth goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

7:43

The assistant referee flags for offside against Kevin Nolan. Scott Loach takes the indirect free kick.

4:48

Marvin Sordell takes a shot. Save by Robert Green.

3:09

Effort on goal by Mark Yeates from long range goes harmlessly over the bar.

1:05

Free kick awarded for a foul by Adrian Mariappa on Carlton Cole. Strike comes in from Matthew Taylor from the free kick, save by Scott Loach. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Matthew Taylor from the left by-line, James Tomkins finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close range. Watford 0-1 West Ham.Assist on the goal came from Matthew Taylor.

0:47

John Eustace takes a shot. Save by Robert Green.

0:38

Carl Dickinson crosses the ball.

Match Preview

McGinn missing for Hornets Sean Dyche continues to have an almost fully-fit squad as his Watford side welcome West Ham to Vicarage Road. Midfielder Stephen McGinn remains the only absentee as he continue his recovery from a long-standing knee injury. Despite defeat, Dyche was able to take plenty of positives from Saturday's 1-0 home reverse to Derby and will not be tempted into many, if any, changes. He kept faith with the same XI who started the opening weekend's 2-2 draw at Burnley, although Troy Deeney once again replaced Chris Iwelumo for the final 20 minutes and the former Walsall striker will be pushing for a start. Summer signing David Mirfin came on for the final couple of minutes against the Rams to make his debut, while midfielder Prince Buaben is still waiting for his Hornets bow. Carlton Cole could start his first match of the season. The striker has come on as a substitute in the opening two games with boss Sam Allardyce saying he was short of match fitness. But Cole put in a lively cameo in Saturday's 1-0 win at Doncaster and is pushing Frederic Piquionne for the lone striker's role. Another forward, John Carew, has a week's training behind him after joining from Aston Villa and his fitness will be assessed along with George McCartney, who rejoined from Sunderland last week. Winger Julien Faubert could be added to the squad after a hamstring injury but, Cole aside, Allardyce is set to stick with the side which secured their first win of the season at the weekend.

Formation:442Manager: Sean Dyche

Watford

Formation: 451Manager: Sam Allardyce

West Ham

  • Scott Loach
  • Lloyd Doyley
  • Martin Taylor
  • Adrian Mariappa
  • Carl Dickinson
  • John Eustace
  • Mark Yeates
  • Craig Forsyth
  • Ross Jenkins
  • Chris Iwelumo
  • Marvin Sordell
  • SUBS
  • Rene Gilmartin
  • Troy Deeney
  • Dale Bennett
  • David Mirfin
  • Gavin Massey

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Match Report

England duo on target as Hornets hammered Carlton Cole and Scott Parker were on target to help West Ham to a 4-0 victory at Watford and make it back-to-back wins in the npower Championship. Sam Allardyce gave Cole his first start of the season and the striker, who is still expected to leave before the end of the month, grabbed his first goal since February. England midfielder Parker, another player whose future remains uncertain, put the seal on a convincing display late on. The unlikely figures of defenders James Tomkins and Joey O'Brien had put West Ham two up at half-time. The relegated Hammers won only two away games all last season, but they have matched that tally after just two road trips this term. They beat Doncaster with a fifth-minute goal on Saturday, and opened their account even earlier at Vicarage Road. Matt Taylor's free-kick was turned behind at full stretch by Hornets goalkeeper Scott Loach, and when Taylor swung in the corner Tomkins planted a firm header inside the far post after two minutes. Former Bolton midfielder Taylor was inches away from doubling the lead when he curled a free-kick over the wall and inches wide. But Watford looked dangerous themselves early on and Marvin Sordell's turn and shot forced a fine save from Hammers keeper Robert Green. Hornets skipper John Eustace then shot straight at Green from close range following a corner, and Chris Iwelumo put the rebound over the top. West Ham should have gone further ahead on the half hour when Mark Noble played Taylor's corner back across goal and centre-half Winston Reid, from all of three yards out, poked the ball wide. The visitors got stronger as the first half drew to a close strongly with Noble fizzing a cross narrowly out of the reach of Kevin Nolan, Jack Collison heading Parker's cross over and Loach denying Cole. And their pressure told in added time when O'Brien, another of Allardyce's ex-Bolton brigade, burst forward from the halfway line, reached the penalty area and drilled a low shot across Loach and into the far corner. Watford are still looking for their first win of the season, but there was no way back for the hosts after Cole tucked in number three in the 70th minute. Left-back Herita Illunga crossed and Cole was on hand to sweep the ball past Loach. Parker wrapped up the victory with a classy finish from 20 yards in stoppage time as the duo sent a timely reminder to one or two top-flight clubs with the transfer window closing in a fortnight.

Form Guide

    DL
  • Watford
  • VS
  • West Ham
  • LW

Last Meetings

  • Watford
  • 1 - 2
  • West Ham
  • 08/05/2005
  • West Ham
  • 3 - 2
  • Watford
  • 27/11/2004
  • West Ham
  • 4 - 0
  • Watford
  • 01/05/2004
  • Watford
  • 0 - 0
  • West Ham
  • 22/11/2003
  • Watford
  • 1 - 2
  • West Ham
  • 13/02/1993
  • West Ham
  • 2 - 1
  • Watford
  • 05/09/1992

Top Scorers

Watford

  • M Yeates 1
  • C Forsyth 1

West Ham

  • K Nolan 1

Goals

Watford

    • Total goals 5
    • Goals per game 2
  • 1 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

West Ham

    • Total goals 4
    • Goals per game 1
  • 1 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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