Watford Observer

Hornets beaten by high-flying Foxes


Relive coverage of Watford's trip to Leicester City

By Anthony Matthews

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  • • FT: Leicester City 2 (Vardy (pen) 55, Maddison 90) Watford 0.
  • • The Foxes take the lead from a Vardy penalty after Masina is adjudged to have caught Evans in the face.
  • • James Maddison confirms Leicester's victory with a second in injury time.
  • • Watford starting XI: Foster; Femenia, Mariappa, Cathcart, Masina; Sarr, Doucoure, Capoue, Hughes (Quina 83); Deulofeu (Success 77); Deeney (Gray 87), Subs not used: Gomes, Chalobah, Dele-Bashiuru, Foulquier
  • • Hayden Mullins makes one change for his first match in charge with Troy Deeney returning for his first start since August in place of the injured Jose Holebas (ankle)
  • • Leicester also make one change from the side that beat Everton at the death with Christian Fuchs replacing Ben Chilwell
  • • Mullins in interim charge of Watford following sacking of Quique Sanchez Flores
  • • Hornets kick off three points adrift at the bottom of the Premier League and effectively seven points from safety due their goal difference