Watford Observer

RELIVE: Hornets suffer Blues defeat


Relive our coverage of Watford's Boxing Day defeat to Chelsea

By Anthony Matthews

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    • FT: Watford 1 (Pereyra 45) Chelsea 2 (Hazard 45, (pen) 58).
  • • Eden Hazard secures the win with a penalty after being fouled by Ben Foster in the second half.
  • • Hazard gave the Blues the lead in first-half injury-time but it was cancelled
  • out almost immediately by Roberto Pereyra.
  • • Javi Gracia names an unchanged starting line-up.
  • • Watford starting XI: Foster; Femenia, Kabasele (Mariappa 16), Cathcart, Holebas; Sema (Quina 67), Doucoure, Capoue, Pereyra; Deulofeu (Success 82); Deeney. Subs: Gomes, Cleverley, Masina, Okaka.