Premier League: Watford hand Man United 4-1 drubbing – Watford News

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With the busy Christmas and New Year interval up forward, United can have many matches to play throughout a short while, and getting full factors in opposition to decrease-ranked groups retains the large golf equipment in good stead. But on Saturday, Manchester United got here up with one other poor efficiency as they misplaced to Watford, their issues additional compounded by Harry Maguire getting the marching orders.

Joshua King (28′), Ismala Sarr (44′), Joo Pedro (90+2′) and Emmanuel Dennis (90+6′) scored for Watford whereas Donny van de Beek (50;) scored the lone objective for Manchester United, who stay at seventh place with 17 factors from 12 matches. Watford are positioned sixteenth with 13 factors from 12 matches, their win in opposition to Manchester United after two successive defeats in opposition to Arsenal and Southampton.

United loved 59 % possession however solely 9 shorts, solely three of them heading in the right direction. In distinction, Watford had 19 makes an attempt and 6 of them heading in the right direction.

King gave the Golden Boys the lead in opposition to his former membership and Sarr made up for an earlier penalty miss with a strong strike a minute earlier than half-time.

Donny van de Beek pulled one again for United shortly after half-time however late strikes from Joo Pedro and Dennis sealed a Watford win, after away captain Harry Maguire had been proven a crimson card with little over 20 minutes to play.

Having comfortably stored the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Bruno Fernandes at bay to earn their fourth victory of the season, the Hornets will shortly start preparations f’r subsequent week’s journey to Leicester City, the place hopes will probably be excessive of including to their profitable momentum.

In different matches on Saturday, Aston Villa gave new supervisor Steven Gerrard an ideal begin by beating Brighton 2-0; Burnley held Crystal Palace, Newcastle drew with Brentford 3-3 whereas Norwich received the higher of Southampton 2-1.

League leaders Chelsea beat Leicester 3-0 to maneuver as much as 29 factors from 12 matches whereas Wolverhampton shocked fourth-positioned West Ham United 1-0.

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