Watford Observer

RELIVE: Hornets have to settle for a point


Relive our coverage of Watford's final game of 2018 against Newcastle United

By Anthony Matthews

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    • FT: Watford 1 (Doucoure 81) Newcastle United 1 (Rondon 29).
  • • Abdoulaye Doucoure heads the Hornets level in the closing 10 minutes.
  • • Salomon Rondon heads the Magpies in front just before the half-an-hour mark.
  • • Javi Gracia makes six changes to the side which started the Boxing Day defeat to Chelsea.
  • • Watford starting XI: Foster; Janmaat, Mariappa, Cathcart, Masina; Hughes (Deeney 54), Quina (Docuoure 54), Capoue, Pereyra; Deulofeu, Success. Subs: Gomes, Britos, Cleverley, Deeney, Sema.
  • • Rafa Benitez makes three changes to his Newcastle team that lost 4-0 at Liverpool.