Watford Observer

RELIVE: Ten man Hornets hold on to beat Wolves


Watford continue improved home form against Wolverhampton Wanderers

By Ryan Gray

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  • • Watford 2-1 Wolves - Deulofeu, Doucoure, Neto
  • • TEAM: Foster; Dawson, Kabasele, Cathcart, Femenia (Holebas); Capoue, Chalobah; Deulofeu (Masina), Doucoure, Sarr (Pereyra); Deeney
  • SUBS: Gomes, Quina, Success, Gray
  • • Hornets without suspended Adrian Mariappa, while Will Hughes and Tom Dele-Bashiru are out through injury, Roberto Pereyra and Jose Holebas make the bench
  • • Danny Welbeck (hamstring), Daryl Janmaat (knee), Sebastian Prodl (hamstring) all remain out
  • • Deulofeu strike opens the scoring after half an hour, Doucoure adds a second but Neto halves the deficit
  • • Kabasele sent off after VAR overturns referee's decision
  • • Watford now unbeaten in last four games after their first win in seven top flight New Year's Day fixtures
  • • Also their first win in the opening fixture of a decade since the 1960s (5-2 vs Exeter in the old Fourth Division)
  • • Watford now just one point behind 17th place