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Premier League, 1-round, regular season, 11.08.18 10:00

FT
 
18'
    (J. Holebas)  Roberto Pereyra
35'
 
    (J. Holebas)  Roberto Pereyra
54'
 
64'
 
73'
 
 
81'
Statistics
Shots
18
 
 
 
6
Shots on target
5
 
 
 
1
Shots Blocked
6
 
 
 
0
Saves
1
 
 
 
3
Possession %
54
 
 
 
46
Corner
8
 
 
 
2
Fouls
10
 
 
 
16
Offsides
0
 
 
 
3
Yellow cards
2
 
 
 
2
Red cards
0
 
 
 
0
Counterattacks
3
 
 
 
0
Free Kicks
19
 
 
 
10
Goal Kicks
8
 
 
 
10
Throw Ins
15
 
 
 
18
Crosses
20
 
 
 
16
Treatment
0
 
 
 
4
H: 65% (835) D: 30% (385) A: 5% (68)
Match preview
Stadium: Vicarage Road Stadium  Watford, United Kingdom ​   +16°C
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Match Events

90+5
 
Watford with a deserved victory after a fine display
 
90+5
That's it! The referee blows the final whistle
 
90+5
 
Today's attendance is 20051
 
90+5
 
Ball possession: Watford: 54%, Brighton & Hove Albion: 46%.
 
90+5
 
Brighton & Hove Albion is trying to create something here.
 
90+4
 
Brighton & Hove Albion is in control of the ball.
 
90+3
 
Goal kick for Brighton & Hove Albion
 
90+3
 
Watford take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
90+2
 
Safe hands from Ben Foster as he comes out and claims the ball
 
90+2
 
The ball is crossed into the area by Gaetan Bong from Brighton & Hove Albion ...
 
90+2
 
Brighton & Hove Albion take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
90+1
 
Kiko from Watford crosses the ball, but it goes out for a goal kick.
 
90+1
 
The fourth official shows there are 4 minute(s) of time to be added
 
90+1
 
Troy Deeney is penalised for pushing Yves Bissouma
 
90
 
Brighton & Hove Albion take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
90
 
Ball possession: Watford: 54%, Brighton & Hove Albion: 46%.
 
90
 
Jose Holebas from Watford takes a short corner kick from the left.
 
90
 
Troy Deeney from Watford passes the ball in the box, but it's intercepted by an opponent player.
 
89
 
The referee signals a free kick as Abdoulaye Doucoure from Watford trips Yves Bissouma
 
89
 
Dale Stephens relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
88
 
Jose Holebas crosses the ball into the box from the free kick
 
88
 
The referee signals a free kick as Yves Bissouma from Brighton & Hove Albion trips Jose Holebas
 
88
 
Brighton & Hove Albion take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
87
 
Roberto Pereyra from Watford is a contender for Man of the Match after a great performance today
 
87
Roberto Pereyra is leaving the field to be replaced by Kiko in a tactical substitution.
 
86
 
Watford is in control of the ball.
 
86
 
The referee signals a free kick as Abdoulaye Doucoure from Watford trips Glenn Murray
 
85
 
Shane Duffy relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
85
 
Etienne Capoue puts in a cross...
 
85
 
Ball possession: Watford: 53%, Brighton & Hove Albion: 47%.
 
85
 
Goal kick for Brighton & Hove Albion
 
85
 
Etienne Capoue fails to find the target with a shot from outside the box
 
84
 
A shot by Daryl Janmaat is blocked
 
84
 
Isaac Success of Watford passes the ball to a team mate.
 
84
 
Lewis Dunk relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
84
 
Jose Holebas from Watford swings in the corner from the left.
 
83
 
Craig Cathcart from Watford heads towards goal but sees his effort blocked.
 
83
 
Jose Holebas from Watford swings in the corner from the right.
 
82
 
Glenn Murray clears the danger but is forced to give away a corner...
 
82
 
Jose Holebas crosses the ball into the box from the free kick
 
81
Bernardo is shown a yellow card by the referee
 
81
 
Bernardo from Brighton & Hove Albion goes a bit too far there as the pulls down Isaac Success
 
81
 
Could be a good chance here as Roberto Pereyra from Watford cuts the opponents defense open with a through ball...
 
81
 
Goal kick for Brighton & Hove Albion
 
81
Will Hughes is leaving the field to be replaced by Ken Sema in a tactical substitution.
 
80
 
The referee signals a free kick as Davy Proepper from Brighton & Hove Albion trips Will Hughes
 
80
 
The referee signals a free kick as Alireza Jahanbakhsh from Brighton & Hove Albion trips Etienne Capoue
 
80
 
Ball possession: Watford: 53%, Brighton & Hove Albion: 47%.
 
80
 
Brighton & Hove Albion take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
79
 
Brighton & Hove Albion take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
79
 
Shane Duffy relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
79
 
Jose Holebas crosses the ball into the box from the free kick
 
78
 
The referee signals a free kick as Lewis Dunk from Brighton & Hove Albion trips Isaac Success
 
78
 
Goal kick for Watford
 
78
 
A chance presents itself to Davy Proepper from Brighton & Hove Albion but his header goes wide
 
77
 
Alireza Jahanbakhsh from Brighton & Hove Albion swings in the corner from the left.
 
77
 
Daryl Janmaat clears the danger but is forced to give away a corner...
 
77
 
Could be a good chance here as Dale Stephens from Brighton & Hove Albion cuts the opponents defense open with a through ball...
 
76
 
Brighton & Hove Albion take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
76
 
Watford take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
76
 
The referee signals a free kick as Yves Bissouma from Brighton & Hove Albion trips Christian Kabasele
 
75
 
A shot from Etienne Capoue takes a deflection but the keeper is there to cover it
 
75
 
Ball possession: Watford: 52%, Brighton & Hove Albion: 48%.
 
74
Andre Gray is leaving the field to be replaced by Isaac Success in a tactical substitution.
 
74
 
Shane Duffy is penalised for pushing Troy Deeney
 
74
 
Safe hands from Ben Foster as he comes out and claims the ball
 
73
 
Anthony Knockaert crosses the ball into the box from the free kick
 
73
A silly yellow card for Jose Holebas there as he kicks the ball away in frustration
 
73
 
The ref blows his whistle. Jose Holebas charged Glenn Murray from behind and it's a free-kick
 
72
 
Safe hands from Ben Foster as he comes out and claims the ball
 
72
 
Alireza Jahanbakhsh puts in a dangerous cross...
 
72
 
Goal kick for Watford
 
71
Solly March is leaving the field to be replaced by Alireza Jahanbakhsh in a tactical substitution.
 
71
 
Yves Bissouma sends a shot inches wide. Close!
 
71
 
Some neat football here as Yves Bissouma from Brighton & Hove Albion plays a 1-2 with Solly March.
 
71
 
Brighton & Hove Albion take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
70
 
Brighton & Hove Albion take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
70
 
Ball possession: Watford: 51%, Brighton & Hove Albion: 49%.
 
70
 
Goal kick for Brighton & Hove Albion
 
70
 
Troy Deeney fails to find the target with a shot from outside the box
 
70
 
Daryl Janmaat from Watford directs a ball squarely in the box, but it's intercepted by an opponent player.
 
69
 
Will Hughes from Watford find his team mate with a neat back heel pass.
 
69
 
Watford is in control of the ball.
 
68
 
Watford take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
68
 
Watford is in control of the ball.
 
67
 
Goal kick for Brighton & Hove Albion
 
67
 
Jose Holebas crosses the ball into the box from the free kick
 
66
 
Shane Duffy from Brighton & Hove Albion goes a bit too far there as the pulls down Troy Deeney
 
66
 
Goal kick for Watford
 
66
 
Yves Bissouma goes for goal on the direct free kick, but the shot sails wide
 
65
 
Ball possession: Watford: 51%, Brighton & Hove Albion: 49%.
 
64
After a tactical foul, Etienne Capoue sees no other way than stopping the counter and receives a yellow card.
 
64
 
Etienne Capoue from Watford goes a bit too far there as the pulls down Yves Bissouma
 
64
 
Safe hands from Mathew Ryan as he comes out and claims the ball
 
64
 
Troy Deeney puts in a dangerous cross...
 
63
 
Brighton & Hove Albion take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
62
 
Watford is in control of the ball.
 
62
 
Yves Bissouma from Brighton & Hove Albion is ruled offside
 
61
 
Glenn Murray controls the ball with his hand
 
60
 
Goal kick for Watford
 
60
 
Ball possession: Watford: 52%, Brighton & Hove Albion: 48%.
 
60
Pascal Gross is leaving the field to be replaced by Yves Bissouma in a tactical substitution.
 
59
 
Brighton & Hove Albion take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
59
 
Glenn Murray from Brighton & Hove Albion is ruled offside
 
59
 
Troy Deeney is penalised for pushing Gaetan Bong
 
59
 
Watford take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
58
 
Watford take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
57
 
Watford is trying to create something here.
 
57
 
The referee signals a free kick as Davy Proepper from Brighton & Hove Albion trips Will Hughes
 
56
 
Daryl Janmaat from Watford goes a bit too far there as the pulls down Solly March
 
55
 
Ball possession: Watford: 52%, Brighton & Hove Albion: 48%.
 
54
 
Jose Holebas provided the assist for the goal.
 
54
G O O O A A A L - Roberto Pereyra with the goal!
 
54
 
Could be a good chance here as Jose Holebas from Watford cuts the opponents defense open with a through ball...
 
53
 
Safe hands from Ben Foster as he comes out and claims the ball
 
53
 
Bernardo puts in a cross...
 
53
 
Brighton & Hove Albion is in control of the ball.
 
52
 
Goal kick for Watford
 
52
 
Brighton & Hove Albion take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
51
 
Brighton & Hove Albion is in control of the ball.
 
51
 
Watford is trying to create something here.
 
50
 
Ball possession: Watford: 53%, Brighton & Hove Albion: 47%.
 
50
 
Watford take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
50
 
Brighton & Hove Albion is in control of the ball.
 
49
 
Goal kick for Brighton & Hove Albion
 
49
 
What a miss! Christian Kabasele has a great opportunity to score, but sends his header wide of goal!
 
49
 
Jose Holebas crosses the ball into the box from the free kick
 
48
 
Dangerous challenge by Dale Stephens from Brighton & Hove Albion. Etienne Capoue on the receiving end of that.
 
47
 
Watford is trying to create something here.
 
46
 
Glenn Murray from Brighton & Hove Albion is ruled offside
 
46
 
Anthony Knockaert from Brighton & Hove Albion goes a bit too far there as the pulls down Roberto Pereyra
 
46
The second half is underway
 
45+3
 
Watford has been the better team in this half
 
45+3
It's over! The referee blows for half time
 
45+3
 
Ball possession: Watford: 53%, Brighton & Hove Albion: 47%.
 
45+3
 
Lewis Dunk relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
45+3
 
Will Hughes from Watford heads towards goal but sees his effort blocked.
 
45+3
 
Jose Holebas from Watford swings in the corner from the left.
 
45+2
 
Glenn Murray clears the danger but is forced to give away a corner...
 
45+2
 
Jose Holebas crosses the ball into the box from the free kick
 
45+1
 
Bernardo from Brighton & Hove Albion goes a bit too far there as the pulls down Roberto Pereyra
 
45+1
 
Lewis Dunk relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
45+1
 
The ball is crossed into the area by Daryl Janmaat from Watford ...
 
45+1
 
Will Hughes of Watford passes the ball to a team mate.
 
45
 
The fourth official shows there are 2 minute(s) of time to be added
 
45
 
Goal kick for Watford
 
45
 
A chance presents itself to Glenn Murray from Brighton & Hove Albion but his header goes wide
 
45
 
Pascal Gross puts in a dangerous cross...
 
45
 
Ball possession: Watford: 55%, Brighton & Hove Albion: 45%.
 
44
 
Brighton & Hove Albion is trying to create something here.
 
44
 
Safe hands from Mathew Ryan as he comes out and claims the ball
 
43
 
A player from Watford takes a long throw from left side of the pitch into the opponent's box
 
42
 
Watford is trying to create something here.
 
42
 
Brighton & Hove Albion take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
41
 
Will Hughes from Watford directs the ball behind the defence, but the keeper reads the play well and comes to claim it
 
41
 
Watford is trying to create something here.
 
41
 
Brighton & Hove Albion is in control of the ball.
 
40
 
Solly March from Brighton & Hove Albion tries to pick out a team-mate in the area but his cross is blocked by an opponent.
 
40
 
Etienne Capoue from Watford goes a bit too far there as the pulls down Pascal Gross
 
40
 
Ball possession: Watford: 56%, Brighton & Hove Albion: 44%.
 
39
 
Brighton & Hove Albion take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
39
 
Brighton & Hove Albion is in control of the ball.
 
38
 
Troy Deeney from Watford passes the ball in the box, but it's intercepted by an opponent player.
 
37
 
Watford is in control of the ball.
 
37
 
Glenn Murray is penalised for pushing Etienne Capoue
 
35
 
Ball possession: Watford: 55%, Brighton & Hove Albion: 45%.
 
35
 
A great goal by Roberto Pereyra
 
35
 
Jose Holebas provided the assist for the goal.
 
35
G O O O A A A L - Roberto Pereyra volleys the ball into the back of the net. A great finish!
 
35
 
The ball is crossed into the area by Jose Holebas from Watford ...
 
35
 
Abdoulaye Doucoure from Watford takes a short corner kick from the left.
 
34
 
Roberto Pereyra from Watford directs a ball squarely in the box, but it's intercepted by an opponent player.
 
33
 
A shot from Anthony Knockaert takes a deflection but the keeper is there to cover it
 
33
 
Great skill from Anthony Knockaert as he dribbles past his opponents
 
33
 
Lewis Dunk relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
32
 
Etienne Capoue delivers a teasing cross into the box...
 
32
 
Watford take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
31
 
Brighton & Hove Albion take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
31
 
The match resumes with a drop ball
 
31
 
Shane Duffy is down injured and receives medical treatment on the field.
 
31
 
Lewis Dunk is down injured and receives medical treatment on the field.
 
30
 
Play has been stopped because there is a player lying on the pitch.
 
30
 
Roberto Pereyra from Watford sees his pass blocked by an opponent.
 
30
 
Roberto Pereyra from Watford takes the ball forward trying to make something happen...
 
30
 
Ball possession: Watford: 51%, Brighton & Hove Albion: 49%.
 
29
 
Watford take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
29
 
Safe hands from Ben Foster as he comes out and claims the ball
 
29
 
Gaetan Bong from Brighton & Hove Albion swings a cross into the box...
 
29
 
Brighton & Hove Albion take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
29
 
Gaetan Bong from Brighton & Hove Albion tries to pick out a team-mate in the area but his cross is blocked by an opponent.
 
29
 
A shot by Daryl Janmaat is blocked
 
28
 
Bernardo relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
28
 
A player from Watford takes a long throw from left side of the pitch into the opponent's box
 
28
 
Watford take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
27
 
Goal kick for Brighton & Hove Albion
 
27
 
Will Hughes from Watford sends an effort wide of target
 
27
 
The ball is crossed into the area by Andre Gray from Watford ...
 
26
 
Watford take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in the opponent's half of the field
 
26
Bruno Saltor is injured and is replaced by Gaetan Bong.
 
25
 
The game is restarted
 
25
 
It doesn't look good here as Bruno Saltor is injured and is taken off the field to receive medical treatment.
 
25
 
Ball possession: Watford: 51%, Brighton & Hove Albion: 49%.
 
24
 
Bruno Saltor is down injured and receives medical treatment on the field.
 
24
 
Play has been stopped because there is a player lying on the pitch.
 
23
 
The ref blows his whistle. Dale Stephens charged Roberto Pereyra from behind and it's a free-kick
 
23
 
Safe hands from Ben Foster as he comes out and claims the ball
 
23
 
Glenn Murray from Brighton & Hove Albion directs a ball squarely in the box.
 
23
 
The ball is crossed into the area by Bruno Saltor from Brighton & Hove Albion ...
 
22
 
Brighton & Hove Albion take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
21
 
Goal kick for Watford
 
21
 
Dale Stephens from Brighton & Hove Albion fails to connect properly on the volley and sends the ball wide of target
 
21
 
The ball is crossed into the area by Bruno Saltor from Brighton & Hove Albion ...
 
21
 
Great skill from Anthony Knockaert as he dribbles past his opponents
 
20
 
Craig Cathcart relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
20
 
Solly March puts in a cross...
 
20
 
Ball possession: Watford: 56%, Brighton & Hove Albion: 44%.
 
20
 
Andre Gray from Watford directs the ball behind the defence, but the keeper reads the play well and comes to claim it
 
20
 
Watford is trying to create something here.
 
19
 
Watford take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
18
 
Goal kick for Brighton & Hove Albion
 
18
The referee runs back to show Dale Stephens from Brighton & Hove Albion a yellow card for the previous foul.
 
18
 
Etienne Capoue from Watford fails to connect properly on the volley and sends the ball wide of target
 
17
 
Mathew Ryan saved a certain goal there! Troy Deeney found himself in a great scoring position but Mathew Ryan denied him with a great save
 
17
 
Space opens up for Roberto Pereyra but his finish goes wide of the target. Could have done better there.
 
17
 
A shot by Roberto Pereyra is blocked
 
17
 
Watford start a counter attack
 
17
 
Anthony Knockaert from Brighton & Hove Albion sees his pass blocked by an opponent.
 
16
 
Brighton & Hove Albion is trying to create something here.
 
16
 
Watford start a counter attack
 
15
 
Ball possession: Watford: 66%, Brighton & Hove Albion: 34%.
 
15
 
Dangerous challenge by Etienne Capoue from Watford. Davy Proepper on the receiving end of that.
 
15
 
Davy Proepper relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
15
 
Craig Cathcart from Watford heads the ball to a team mate.
 
14
 
Jose Holebas from Watford swings in the corner from the right.
 
14
 
Will Hughes sees his shot deflected off target
 
14
 
Jose Holebas from Watford swings in the corner from the right.
 
14
 
The game is restarted
 
14
 
Play has been stopped while the referee talks to the players.
 
13
 
Lewis Dunk clears the danger but is forced to give away a corner...
 
13
 
Daryl Janmaat from Watford swings a cross into the box...
 
12
 
Shane Duffy relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
12
 
The ball is crossed into the area by Will Hughes from Watford ...
 
12
 
Will Hughes from Watford takes a short corner kick from the right.
 
12
 
Jose Holebas takes the free-kick but it is blocked by the wall
 
11
 
Davy Proepper is penalised for pushing Will Hughes
 
10
 
Ball possession: Watford: 64%, Brighton & Hove Albion: 36%.
 
10
 
Troy Deeney from Watford find his team mate with a neat back heel pass.
 
9
 
Goal kick for Brighton & Hove Albion
 
9
 
Mathew Ryan saved a certain goal there! Andre Gray found himself in a great scoring position but Mathew Ryan denied him with a great save
 
9
 
CHANCE! Andre Gray finds himself in a 1 on 1 situation with the keeper...
 
9
 
Goal kick for Watford
 
9
 
Davy Proepper from Brighton & Hove Albion crosses the ball, but his team mate arrives a little late and can't benefit from it.
 
9
 
A chance opens up as Solly March from Brighton & Hove Albion successfully finds a team mate in the area...
 
8
 
Brighton & Hove Albion take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
8
 
Watford is in control of the ball.
 
7
 
Brighton & Hove Albion is in control of the ball.
 
6
 
Watford take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
6
 
Brighton & Hove Albion is in control of the ball.
 
5
 
Watford is in control of the ball.
 
5
 
Watford start a counter attack
 
5
 
Troy Deeney relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
5
 
Pascal Gross from Brighton & Hove Albion swings in the corner from the left.
 
5
 
Ball possession: Watford: 63%, Brighton & Hove Albion: 37%.
 
4
 
Solly March from Brighton & Hove Albion tries to pick out a team-mate in the area but his cross is blocked by an opponent.
 
4
 
Brighton & Hove Albion is in control of the ball.
 
3
 
Goal kick for Brighton & Hove Albion
 
3
 
Watford is in control of the ball.
 
2
 
Brighton & Hove Albion take a throw-in at the right side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
2
 
Watford take a throw-in at the left side of the pitch in their own half of the field
 
1
 
Jose Holebas relieves the pressure with a clearance
 
1
 
Lewis Dunk crosses the ball into the box from the free kick
 
1
 
The referee signals a free kick as Craig Cathcart from Watford trips Glenn Murray
 
1
 
The pitch is in good condition today allowing for more technical play
 
1
 
Cloudy conditions overhead at the moment.
 
1
 
Watford kick-off, and the game is underway.
 
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The referee starts the match
 
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Welcome to Vicarage Road Stadium, where we await the arrival of today's teams.
 
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