• Premier League
  • Date: Sat 20 August 2016
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Vicarage Road Stadium

Watford

Watford

Capoue 54"

1 - 2

Chelsea

Chelsea

Batshuayi 79"

Costa 86"

Watford vs Chelsea


Team Lineups

Watford

1 Gomes
5 Prodl
3 Britos
15 Cathcart
11 Behrami
7 Amrabat
17 Guedioura
29 Capoue54"
25 Holebas
9 Deeney
24 Ighalo
Substitutes
2 Nyom
16 Doucoure
18 Zuniga
20 Vydra
21 Anya
30 Pantilimon
31 Hoban

Chelsea

13 Courtois
2 Ivanovic
24 Cahill
26 Terry
28 Azpilicueta
7 Kante
11 Pedro
8 Oscar
21 Matic
10 Hazard
19 Costa86"
Substitutes
1 Begovic
4 Fabregas
14 Loftus-Cheek
15 Moses
23 Batshuayi79"
29 Chalobah
34 Aina

Possession Stats

37%
63%

Form Guide - Premier League

Watford

D W W L D L D L

Chelsea

W D W D W W D W


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Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

The referee brings the game to a close.

90:00 +5.05
 

Sebastien Prodl makes a clearance.

90:00 +0.29
 

Michy Batshuayi takes a shot. Sebastien Prodl gets a block in.

90:00 +4.54
 

Victor Moses takes a shot. Craig Cathcart gets a block in.

90:00 +0.13
 

Clearance made by Branislav Ivanovic.

90:00 +1.13
 

Eden Hazard challenges Abdoulaye Doucoure unfairly and gives away a free kick.

90:00 +1.44
 

Free kick taken by Miguel Britos.

90:00 +2.58
 

Gary Cahill fouled by Odion Jude Ighalo, the ref awards a free kick.

90:00 +3.18
 

Craig Cathcart manages to make a clearance.

90:00 +3.23
 

Michy Batshuayi takes the chance to get an effort at goal and hits the bar.

90:00 +3.42
 

Valon Behrami challenges Ngolo Kante unfairly and gives away a free kick.

89:18
Substitution
 

Jose Holebas goes off and Juan Zuniga comes on.

88:46
 

Ngolo Kante takes a shot and cleared the crossbar.

87:50
Substitution
 

Matej Vydra joins the action as a substitute, replacing Adlene Guedioura.

86:40
Goal
 

Diego Costa slots the ball right footed into the goal. Watford 1-2 Chelsea.The assist for the goal came from Francesc Fabregas.

85:45
 

Thibaut Courtois takes the free kick.

85:30
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Adlene Guedioura.

84:41
 

Michy Batshuayi sends in a cross.

83:44
Substitution
 

Abdoulaye Doucoure joins the action as a substitute, replacing Etienne Capoue.

79:42
Goal
 

Michy Batshuayi scores with a right foot finish. Watford 1-1 Chelsea.

79:39
 

Eden Hazard has an effort at goal. Heurelho Gomes fumbles the ball.

78:01
 

Free kick taken by Heurelho Gomes.

77:32
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Branislav Ivanovic.

77:30
 

Eden Hazard restarts play with the free kick.

77:15
Substitution
 

Francesc Fabregas on for Nemanja Matic.

76:54
 

Troy Deeney challenges Victor Moses unfairly and gives away a free kick.

75:17
 

The ball is delivered by Branislav Ivanovic.

74:58
 

Miguel Britos manages to make a clearance.

72:23
Substitution
 

Michy Batshuayi is brought on as a substitute for Emboaba Oscar.

71:39
 

Eden Hazard takes a shot and went wide left of the goal.

71:37
 

Clearance made by Miguel Britos.

70:45
 

Troy Deeney gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Branislav Ivanovic.

70:21
 

Clearance made by Miguel Britos.

70:05
Substitution
 

Victor Moses replaces Rodriguez Pedro.

69:38
 

Clearance made by Miguel Britos.

69:31
 

Strike comes in from Emboaba Oscar from the free kick. Jose Holebas gets a block in.

69:14
Yellow card
 

The referee shows Jose Holebas a yellow card for dissent.

67:58
 

Eden Hazard fouled by Miguel Britos, the ref awards a free kick.

67:26
 

Heurelho Gomes manages to make a clearance.

67:23
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Rodriguez Pedro.

66:50
 

Centre by Branislav Ivanovic.

65:00
 

Clearance made by Gary Cahill.

63:52
 

Ngolo Kante concedes a free kick for a foul on Etienne Capoue.

63:21
 

Free kick crossed by Etienne Capoue.

62:47
 

Ngolo Kante concedes a free kick for a foul on Odion Jude Ighalo.

58:43
 

The ball is crossed by Eden Hazard.

57:26
 

The ball is swung over by Eden Hazard.

56:58
 

Nemanja Matic produces a cross.

56:20
 

Foul by Adlene Guedioura on Nemanja Matic, free kick awarded.

54:32
 

Clearance made by Gary Cahill.

51:51
 

Shot by Eden Hazard went wide of the left-hand upright.

50:22
 

Free kick taken by Nemanja Matic.

49:58
 

Miguel Britos concedes a free kick for a foul on Diego Costa.

49:53
 

Adlene Guedioura takes the chance to get an effort at goal. John Terry gets a block in.

48:37
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Diego Costa on Valon Behrami.

48:22
 

Clearance by Craig Cathcart.

45:00 +1
 

Shot on goal comes in from Eden Hazard from the free kick. Save by Heurelho Gomes.

Half time
 

The half-time whistle blows.

44:32
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Nordin Amrabat on Eden Hazard.

43:48
 

Branislav Ivanovic makes a clearance.

42:45
 

Free kick taken by Emboaba Oscar.

42:41
 

Etienne Capoue concedes a free kick for a foul on Emboaba Oscar.

41:22
 

Rodriguez Pedro delivers the ball.

40:38
 

Craig Cathcart manages to make a clearance.

39:52
 

Emboaba Oscar crosses the ball.

39:06
 

Free kick taken by Heurelho Gomes.

38:01
 

Odion Jude Ighalo concedes a free kick for a foul on John Terry.

37:25
 

The ball is crossed by Rodriguez Pedro.

36:15
 

Free kick taken by Branislav Ivanovic.

35:48
 

Foul by Miguel Britos on Rodriguez Pedro, free kick awarded.

34:02
 

Clearance by Sebastien Prodl.

33:16
 

Emboaba Oscar crosses the ball in from the free kick.

32:39
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Etienne Capoue on Eden Hazard.

31:45
 

Adlene Guedioura takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the target.

31:44
 

John Terry manages to make a clearance.

31:41
 

A cross is delivered by Jose Holebas.

29:44
 

Gary Cahill manages to make a clearance.

29:41
 

Jose Holebas takes the free kick.

28:59
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Troy Deeney by Gary Cahill.

28:24
 

Clearance by Valon Behrami.

28:12
 

Clearance by Sebastien Prodl.

27:49
 

Nordin Amrabat manages to make a clearance.

27:46
 

Branislav Ivanovic delivers the ball.

26:19
 

Nordin Amrabat produces a cross.

25:58
 

Cesar Azpilicueta manages to make a clearance.

25:56
 

Centre by Adlene Guedioura.

25:26
 

Clearance made by Sebastien Prodl.

24:33
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Sebastien Prodl on Diego Costa.

23:44
 

Odion Jude Ighalo takes a shot and went wide left of the goal.

23:43
 

Nordin Amrabat delivers the ball.

20:53
 

John Terry takes the free kick.

20:43
 

Adlene Guedioura gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nemanja Matic.

19:29
 

Free kick taken by John Terry.

19:03
 

Gary Cahill is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.

18:50
 

Unfair challenge on Eden Hazard by Troy Deeney results in a free kick.

18:39
 

Gary Cahill makes a clearance.

17:27
 

Free kick taken by John Terry.

17:14
 

Foul on Nemanja Matic.

17:14
 

Valon Behrami is penalised for a handball.

15:11
 

Valon Behrami takes the free kick.

15:03
 

Unfair challenge on Nordin Amrabat by Ngolo Kante results in a free kick.

12:57
 

Clearance by John Terry.

12:24
 

Emboaba Oscar restarts play with the free kick.

12:08
 

Unfair challenge on Emboaba Oscar by Troy Deeney results in a free kick.

10:16
 

Free kick taken by Cesar Azpilicueta.

10:06
 

Eden Hazard fouled by Adlene Guedioura, the ref awards a free kick.

10:01
 

Centre by Nordin Amrabat.

9:01
 

Valon Behrami restarts play with the free kick.

8:41
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Odion Jude Ighalo by Cesar Azpilicueta.

8:09
 

Emboaba Oscar restarts play with the free kick.

7:54
 

Valon Behrami challenges Eden Hazard unfairly and gives away a free kick.

7:08
 

Diego Costa concedes a free kick for a foul on Craig Cathcart.

6:46
 

Shot by Jose Holebas. Thibaut Courtois blocks the effort with their feet .

5:50
 

Odion Jude Ighalo fouled by Ngolo Kante, the ref awards a free kick.

5:44
 

Corner taken by Eden Hazard from the left by-line.

3:32
 

Clearance by Craig Cathcart.

2:40
 

Sebastien Prodl concedes a free kick for a foul on Diego Costa.

2:15
 

Clearance by Gary Cahill.

1:42
 

John Terry makes a clearance.

Kick off
 

The ref blows the whistle to start the match.