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RELIVE: Hornets beaten by three at Stamford Bridge


Watford well beaten away at Chelsea

By Ryan Gray

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  • • FT Chelsea 3-0 Watford - Giroud, Willian (pen), Barkley
  • • TEAM: Foster; Mariappa, Dawson, Kabasele, Femenia (Masina); Hughes, Chalobah, Capoue (Welbeck), Doucoure; Sarr (Pereyra), Deeney (Cleverley)
  • SUBS: Gomes, Cathcart, Pedro, Gray, Holebas
  • • Chalobah starts again after he was dropped for last week's game
  • • Giroud opens the scoring midway through the first-half before Willian doubles the lead with a penalty. Barkley makes it three in injury time.
  • • Hornets without a win since Premier League restart
  • • Nigel Pearson's men have won just one of their last 12 in all competitions
  • • Watford have now won only one and lost 14 of their past 18 meetings with the Blues
  • • Hornets have conceded 14 in their last four visits to Stamford Bridge
  • • Watford remain one place and one point above the relegation zone