Watford blow away abject QPR with four-goal demolition job in first half

05 August 2023 16:21
The opening weekend of the season is meant to be a time of universal optimism, when fans can bask in the sunshine and dream about a campaign which is yet to take shape. This game was set to a backdrop of spitting drizzle and granite skies, a cold dose of reality before a ball had even been kicked.Both Watford and QPR arrived at Vicarage Road in a fog of unknowns, with fans having good reason to be cautious with their expectations. After another underwhelming season of managerial Russian roulette and a summer which marked the departures of João Pedro and Ismaïla Sarr, two of their best performers, the hosts were hoping for a new dawn under Valérien Ismaël. Continue reading......read full article

Source: TheGuardian