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.
Saint-Maximin is fouled, Shelvey sent over the set-piece and it flungs in towards the head of Schar but the flag is up.
Almiron’s half volley from close range is well smothered by Foster at his near post!
Hughes, feeds Femenia on the overlap. His cross his volleyed towards goal by Welbeck at the far post but Dubravka tips onto the post!
Watford are unbeaten in all five of their Premier League home games against Newcastle.
GOAL! WATFORD 0-1 NEWCASTLE (Gayle, 23)
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.
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.
BEEP! We’re back underway
GOAL! WATFORD 1-1 NEWCASTLE (Deeney pen, 52)
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!
SUB! First sub of the game and it’s for Newcastle as Joelinton takes the place of Ritchie.
Danny Rose makes way for Emil Krafth while Nabil Bentaleb is on for Gayle.
GOAL! WATFORD 2-1 NEWCASTLE (Deeney pen, 82)
SUB! Newcastle can’t hang about now as Valentino Lazaro comes on for Lascelles.
90 + 4 min
FT: WATFORD 2-1 NEWCASTLE