Watford host Newcastle United at Vicarage Road on Saturday. Watford’s run of five games without a win came to an end on Tuesday night as they beat Norwich City at Vicarage Road.

WATFORD TEAM NEWS

Team to play Newcastle: Foster, Masina, Femenia, Dawson, Kabasele, Doucoure, Capoue, Hughes, Sarr, Welbeck, Deeney.

Subs: Gomes, Mariappa, Cleverley, Chalobah, Cathcart, Joao Pedro, Gray, Pusetto, Pereyra.


NEWCASTLE TEAM NEWS

Team to play Watford: Dubravka, Manquillo, Rose, Fernandez, Lascelles, Schar, Shelvey, Ritchie, Saint-Maximin, Almiron, Gayle.

Subs: Darlow, Muto, Krafth, Joelinton, Yedlin, Lazaro, Atsu, Bentaleb, M. Longstaff.

Before kick off, there is a minute of silence to remember Jack Charlton, who has passed away at the age of 85.

1 min

KICK OFF!

5 min

Saint-Maximin is fouled, Shelvey sent over the set-piece and it flungs in towards the head of Schar but the flag is up.

11 min

Almiron’s half volley from close range is well smothered by Foster at his near post!

16 min

Hughes, feeds Femenia on the overlap. His cross his volleyed towards goal by Welbeck at the far post but Dubravka tips onto the post!

22 min

Watford are unbeaten in all five of their Premier League home games against Newcastle.

GOAL! WATFORD 0-1 NEWCASTLE (Gayle, 23)

30 min

Ritchie’s whipped delivery is met with a punch by Foster, he doesn’t quite get it right but the ball lands on the roof of his net.

37 min

Fabian Schar moving but he is in need of treatment as Craig Shakespeare remonstrates frantically with Pearson.

45 + 2 min

WATFORD 0-1 NEWCASTLE

Lascelles bodychecks Doucoure. It’s clumsy and an easy decision for Craig Pawson.

46 min

BEEP! We’re back underway

GOAL! WATFORD 1-1 NEWCASTLE (Deeney pen, 52)

60 min

Watford are peppering the Newcastle goal now as Sarr and Deeney combine, he pokes the ball into the path of Welbeck and his shot deflects off Rose, wrong-foots Dubravka but lands on the roof of the net!

72 min

SUB! First sub of the game and it’s for Newcastle as Joelinton takes the place of Ritchie.

79 min

Danny Rose makes way for Emil Krafth while Nabil Bentaleb is on for Gayle.

GOAL! WATFORD 2-1 NEWCASTLE (Deeney pen, 82)

87 min

SUB! Newcastle can’t hang about now as Valentino Lazaro comes on for Lascelles.

90 + 4 min

FT: WATFORD 2-1 NEWCASTLE

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