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Watford - Chelsea

Premier League - 26 December 2018, 21:30
Match rating:
Watford
1 - 2
Finished
Chelsea
Match progress
16' Adrian Mariappa In: Christian Kabasele 43' Callum Hudson-Odoi In: Pedro 45+1' Эден Азар 45+3' Roberto Pereyra
58' Фостер Бен 58' Эден Азар 67' Кина Домингос In: Ken Sema 80' Баркли Росс In: Матео Ковачич 82' Исаак Сакксесс In: Жерар Деулофеу 85' Emerson In: Callum Hudson-Odoi
Forecast
Head to head
Watford
1
Wins
7
Games
4
Wins
Chelsea
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Main events
85'
Emerson
In: Callum Hudson-Odoi
Исаак Сакксесс
In: Жерар Деулофеу
82'
80'
Баркли Росс
In: Матео Ковачич
Кина Домингос
In: Ken Sema
67'
Фостер Бен
58'
58'
Эден Азар GOOAL!
GOOAL! Roberto Pereyra
45+3'
45+1'
Эден Азар GOOAL!
43'
Callum Hudson-Odoi
In: Pedro
Adrian Mariappa
In: Christian Kabasele
16'
Line-up
26
Фостер Бен
25
Холебас Хосе
15
Craig Cathcart
27
Christian Kabasele
21
Kiko
29
Капу Этьен
16
Абдулайе Дукур
37
Roberto Pereyra
12
Ken Sema
9
Troy Deeney
7
Жерар Деулофеу
1
Аррисабалага Кепа
3
Marcos Alonso
30
Луис Давид
2
Antonio Rudiger
28
Cesar Azpilicueta
17
Матео Ковачич
5
Jorginho
7
Нголо Канте
11
Pedro
10
Эден Азар
22
Виллиан
Start Line-up
  • 9
    Troy Deeney
    forward
  • 7
    Жерар Деулофеу
    midfielder
  • 37
    Roberto Pereyra
    midfielder
    45+3
  • 12
    Ken Sema
    midfielder
  • 29
    Капу Этьен
    midfielder
  • 16
    Абдулайе Дукур
    midfielder
  • 25
    Холебас Хосе
    defender
  • 15
    Craig Cathcart
    defender
  • 27
    Christian Kabasele
    forward
  • 21
    Kiko
    midfielder
  • 26
    Фостер Бен
    58
  • 11
    Pedro
    forward
  • 10
    Эден Азар
    58 45+1
  • 22
    Виллиан
    midfielder
  • 17
    Матео Ковачич
    midfielder
  • 5
    Jorginho
    midfielder
  • 7
    Нголо Канте
  • 3
    Marcos Alonso
    defender
  • 30
    Луис Давид
  • 2
    Antonio Rudiger
    defender
  • 28
    Cesar Azpilicueta
  • 1
    Аррисабалага Кепа
Reserve players
  • 8
    Том Клеверли
    midfielder
  • 1
    Эурелио Гомес
    goalkeeper
  • 20
    Кина Домингос
    67
  • 11
    Adam Masina
    defender
  • 6
    Adrian Mariappa
    defender
    16
  • 10
    Исаак Сакксесс
    midfielder
    82
  • 33
    Стефано Окака Чука
    forward
  • 18
    Оливье Жиру
    forward
  • 20
    Callum Hudson-Odoi
    43
  • 33
    Emerson
    defender
    85
  • 4
    Cesc Fàbregas
    midfielder
  • 13
    Кабайеро Вильфредо
    goalkeeper
  • 8
    Баркли Росс
    midfielder
    80
  • 24
    Кэйхилл Гэри
Coaches
  • Хави Грасиа
  • Маурицио Сарри
Match Stats
35%
Ball Possession
65%
7
Goal Attempts
9
2
Shots on Goal
3
2
Shots off Goal
5
3
Blocked Shots
1
7
Free Kicks
13
3
Corner Kicks
4
0
Offsides
2
1
Saves
1
14
Fouls
5
378
Total Passes
691
15
Tackles
12
1
Yellow Cards
0
Broadcast
90+4'
Whistle
That's all for today as the game is over.
90+3'
Corner Kick
Jose Holebas (Watford) takes the corner kick and sends a lovely ball into the penalty area, but the opposition's defence is ready and knocks the ball to safety.
90+2'
Isaac Success (Watford) swings in a cross, but the ball is cleared to safety by one of the defending players. The referee signals a corner kick to Watford.
90+1'
A cross into the box from Cesar Azpilicueta (Chelsea) is cleared.
90'
Info
The fourth official shows 4 min. of added time.
89'
Corner Kick
Willian (Chelsea) decides to speed play up with a short corner kick.
89'
Ben Foster pulls off a great save to deny Willian (Chelsea), who makes himself some space inside the box and unleashes a quick low drive to the bottom right corner. Chelsea have been awarded a corner kick.
86'
Jorginho (Chelsea) struck the ball which rebounded to the edge of the box. His attempt went narrowly over the crossbar.
86'
Corner Kick
Nothing comes of the resulting corner from Willian (Chelsea). The defence is alert and manages to cut it out.
86'
A pass into the penalty area from Eden Hazard (Chelsea) is intercepted by the defence. The ball is out of play. Chelsea win a corner kick.
85'
Сhange
Callum Hudson-Odoi comes off the pitch to be replaced by Emerson (Chelsea).
84'
Domingos Quina (Watford) sends a cross in and finds Isaac Success inside the box, but one of the defenders steps in and clears the danger.
82'
Eden Hazard (Chelsea) nearly creates a chance, but his attempt to pick out a teammate with a through ball does not come off.
82'
Сhange
Javier Gracia Carlos has decided to substitute Gerard Deulofeu and he is replaced by Isaac Success (Watford).
80'
Adrian Mariappa (Watford) was trying to get to the ball but clattered into the legs of the opponent as well. Martin Atkinson blows his whistle for an infringement.
80'
Сhange
The referee signals that it is time for a substitution and Ross Barkley (Chelsea) comes onto the pitch so that Mateo Kovacic can be given a rest.
79'
Troy Deeney (Watford) makes some space to meet a perfect cross inside the box, but he blazes his shot over the bar. High, wide and not at all pretty.
78'
N'Golo Kante (Chelsea) shoots after receiving a good pass. His effort from the edge of the box goes just wide of the left post.
78'
The linesman raises his flag as one of the players from Watford was in an offside position.
77'
It seemed like Jose Holebas (Watford) was going to take a quick free kick, but instead he is going to send the ball inside the penalty box for his teammates.
76'
David Luiz (Chelsea) robs an opponent of the ball and explodes in anger when Martin Atkinson blows for a foul. Watford win a free kick and will be able to apply some pressure on the opposition goal.
75'
Corner Kick
The resulting corner, taken by Willian (Chelsea), comes to nothing.
74'
Jose Holebas (Watford) delivers a poor cross from a free kick as one of the defenders comfortably clears it away.
73'
N'Golo Kante (Chelsea) was too fierce in his attempt to get the ball from his opponent and Martin Atkinson blows for a foul. Watford win a free kick. It's a promising situation for a direct shot.
71'
Good chance! Willian (Chelsea) nicely turned his man inside the box but placed his effort just wide of the right post. He should have scored!
71'
Kiko (Watford) slips past one challenge, but is unable to feed a low pass into the path of one of his teammates.
69'
Willian (Chelsea) whips in the resulting set piece but it's cleared.
69'
Domingos Quina (Watford) trips an opposition player and Martin Atkinson signals a foul. Chelsea win a free kick.
68'
The ball is cleared after Willian (Chelsea) attempted to dribble past an opposing player. The linesman signals a throw-in for Chelsea.
67'
Сhange
The referee stops play so that a substitution can be made and Domingos Quina (Watford) comes onto the pitch for Ken Sema.
65'
Callum Hudson-Odoi (Chelsea) attempts to send over a cross in order to find one of his teammates, but an opposition defender averts the danger by intercepting the effort.
62'
Corner Kick
Chelsea have a chance to score from a corner kick, but the ball is cleared by a defender.
62'
Willian (Chelsea) produces a lovely ball into the penalty area but the defender manages to intercept and comfortably averts the danger. The referee points to the corner flag and Chelsea will take a corner.
57'
Gooool!
Goal! Eden Hazard (Chelsea) wins the battle of wills and sends an unstoppable penalty past Ben Foster into left side of the goal.
57'
Eden Hazard (Chelsea) is heading towards the penalty spot to take it.
57'
Yellow Card
Ben Foster (Watford) receives a yellow card.
57'
Info
Ben Foster (Watford) commits a rough challenge and Martin Atkinson blows his whistle for a foul. The referee points to the penalty spot. It's a penalty for Chelsea!
57'
Domingos Quina (Watford) commits an ugly tackle on his opponent, but there is no caution from the referee. Chelsea have been awarded a free kick.
56'
Ken Sema (Watford) fails to find any of his teammates inside the box as his pass is blocked.
55'
Kiko (Watford) delivers a promising cross into the box, but it's cleared.
55'
Willian (Chelsea) slips through the defence and passes the ball in from the edge of the box. Eden Hazard picks it up but loses it to one of the defenders.
53'
Gerard Deulofeu (Watford) goes on a solo run, but he fails to create a chance as an opposition player blocks him.
52'
A pass by Jose Holebas (Watford) ends up in no man's land, and the attacking effort comes to an end.
49'
David Luiz (Chelsea) sends a teasing cross into the area, but Ben Foster intercepts the ball.
48'
Cesar Azpilicueta (Chelsea) sends over a cross, but he can't find any teammate inside the box. Poor delivery.
47'
Antonio Rudiger (Chelsea) delivers a crossfield pass, but the ball is cut out before it reaches its intended target.
45'
Jorginho (Chelsea) sees an unmarked teammate and attempts to send him a low pass. However, one of the defenders reads the game perfectly and averts the danger.
45'
Whistle
Everything is set for the start of the second half.
45+4'
Whistle
There will be nothing more to see in the first half. The whistle blowing of Martin Atkinson has ended it.
45+3'
Corner Kick
A horde of players are waiting inside the penalty area for a cross from the corner, but Gerard Deulofeu (Watford) takes it short.
45+3'
Gooool!
1:1. Roberto Pereyra (Watford) latches on to a pass on the edge of the penalty area and immediately fires a fantastic first-time shot into the bottom right corner. What a finish that is! Kepa Arrizabalaga did his best to stop it, but the shot was just too good. Jose Holebas provided the assistance.
45+2'
Kepa Arrizabalaga makes a sensational save to thwart a great chance. A rebound falls to Abdoulaye Doucoure (Watford) inside the box and he strikes goalwards, but the ball ends up in the keeper's gloves instead of the bottom left corner. Good work from Watford as they win a corner.
45+0'
Gooool!
Eden Hazard (Chelsea) runs on to a clever pass from Mateo Kovacic and finds himself one-on-one with the keeper. He still has work to do but finishes with aplomb into the back of the net.
45'
Info
We will have 4 min. of added time.
44'
N'Golo Kante (Chelsea) sends in a pass which fails to reach any of his teammates.
43'
Сhange
The manager has been forced to make a substitution and the injured Pedro limps off the pitch to be replaced by Callum Hudson-Odoi (Chelsea).
41'
Cesar Azpilicueta (Chelsea) sends a pass into the box, but his attempt is thwarted and cleared.
40'
Eden Hazard (Chelsea) crosses the ball forward but it is intercepted.
39'
The game is interrupted as Eden Hazard (Chelsea) is flagged offside.
37'
Corner Kick
Watford didn't take advantage of the corner and score as the opposition's defence was alert and averted the threat.
36'
A defender unwittingly blocks the ball on the line after a snap shot from Troy Deeney (Watford) inside the box following a slide rule pass. Watford will take a corner kick.
36'
Marcos Alonso (Chelsea) sends a lofted cross into the box which is headed clear.
33'
N'Golo Kante (Chelsea) attempts to set up his teammate with a scoring opportunity by chipping in a fine pass from the edge of the box, but one of the defenders intercepts his effort.
33'
David Luiz (Chelsea) tries to slide the ball through to a teammate but it's well blocked by a defender.
32'
Cesar Azpilicueta (Chelsea) found some space to play in a lofted pass, but he looks disappointed as none of his teammates managed to connect with it.
31'
Abdoulaye Doucoure (Watford) controls a nice low pass and shoots from just outside the box, but it's a poor effort that flies into the stands. Wasted opportunity! The ball goes out of play and Chelsea will have a goal kick.
31'
Pedro (Chelsea) sends a superb lead pass into the penalty area and finds N'Golo Kante, who fails to shoot.
30'
Abdoulaye Doucoure (Watford) sends a long ball forward to Kiko, but he put too much power and the chance is gone.
28'
Troy Deeney (Watford) brings an opponent down and Martin Atkinson interrupts the game.
25'
Adrian Mariappa (Watford) gives away a foul for a fierce tackle on an opponent.
25'
Pedro (Chelsea) sends a pass into the box, but the opposition's defence is alert to the danger and makes a clearance.
24'
Eden Hazard (Chelsea) and Pedro attempt to exchange short two-yard passes, but the opposition's defence intercepts the ball.
22'
Eden Hazard (Chelsea) races towards goal but the defender gets back well to make a challenge.
19'
Ken Sema (Watford) latches on to a lofted pass from the free kick and pulls the trigger from the edge of the box. His effort towards the bottom left corner is saved by the excellent Kepa Arrizabalaga.
17'
Martin Atkinson interrupts the game for a tactical foul by David Luiz (Chelsea). A free kick is awarded to Watford.
16'
> peeled away from his marker and got on the end of a cross inside the box. He attempted to head the ball towards the middle of the goal, but the keeper made a block.
15'
Сhange
Javier Gracia Carlos is forced to make a change. Christian Kabasele (Watford) is unable to continue due to injury, Adrian Mariappa comes on.
14'
Christian Kabasele (Watford) is having a really tough time right now. We are about to find out how serious his injury is.
12'
David Luiz (Chelsea) sends a long ball forward to Mateo Kovacic, but he put too much power and the chance is gone.
9'
Willian (Chelsea) misses a good chance to score. An inch-perfect cross into the box finds Willian (Chelsea) who rises for a header, but sends the ball well over the bar.
7'
Marcos Alonso (Chelsea) tries to find Eden Hazard, but he puts too much power on the pass.
6'
The defence is alert as they clear a dangerous cross from Jorginho (Chelsea).
5'
Some great controlled play and passing in the middle of the pitch from Chelsea.
3'
Willian links up with Pedro (Chelsea), who fires just wide of the left post from the edge of the box.
1'
Marcos Alonso (Chelsea) swings a cross into the box, but it's far too close to Ben Foster, who smothers the ball.
Whistle
Here we go, today's match is starting right now.
The players are out at last! Watford will take the kick-off.
Martin Atkinson will officiate today.
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