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Key points

  • The Hornets led 2-0 after just 21 minutes thanks to Ikechi Anya and Troy Deeney’s goals and Gianfranco Zola’s men were comfortable for most of the first half.
  • However, their inability to maintain possession meant the second period was a difficult one ad Kevin Phillips reduced the deficit shortly after the break
  • Isaiah Osbourne scored the equaliser from 20 yards in injury time to secure Pool a point.

Blackpool line-up:

Gilks; Broadfoot, Baptiste, Cathcart, Crainey; Basham, Sylvestre (Osbourne HT); Grandin (Gomes 29), Delfouneso, Ince; K. Phillips (Thomas 68).

Subs: Harris, Angel, Dicko, Halstead

Watford line-up:

Almunia; Ekstrand, Hall, Hoban; Anya (Cassetti 60), Yeates (Murray 75), Battocchio, Chalobah, Pudil; Deeney, Vydra (Forestieri 82)

Subs: Bond, Thompson, Smith, Geijo.