Premier League: Watford estinguishes Manchester United 4-1 with a fantastic performance

WATFORD. Watford demolishes Manchester United 4-1 with goals of

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WATFORD. Watford demolishes Manchester United 4-1 with goals of J. King (28′), I. Sarr (44′), J. Pedro (90′) and E. Dennis (90′). On the other side, Manchester United scored with ​D. van de Beek (50′). Manchester United was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (61%).​

I. Sarr missed a penalty (7′) for Watford.​

The match was held at the Vicarage Road Stadium in Watford on Saturday and this began at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Jonathan Moss with the assistance of Marc Perry and Tim Wood. The 4th official was Dean Whitestone. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 9.7 degrees Celsius or 49.44 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 85%.​

Match Statistics

Manchester United was in firm control of the ball 61% while Watford was struggling with a 39% ball possession.

Watford was more aggressive with 53 dangerous attacks and 20 shots of which 7 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Watford won the contest.

Watford shot 20 times, 7 on target, 6 off target. On the other side, Manchester United shot 9 times, 3 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

Watford received 2 yellow cards (I. Louza and E. Dennis). On the other side, Manchester United received 2 yellow cards (S. McTominay and H. Maguire).

Also, Manchester United didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after H. Maguire (Manchester United) was sent out after receiving a second yellow card (69′).

After playing this match, Watford will have 10 points like Aston Villa to stay in the 17th place. On the other side, Manchester United will stay with 17 points like Brighton & Hove Albion to stay in the 6th place.

Match Events

  • 7'
    7'

    I. Sarr

  • 20'
    20'

    S. McTominay

  • 28'
    28'

    J. King

  • 44'
    44'

    I. Sarr

    Kiko

  • 45'
    45'

    I. Louza

  • 46'
    46'

    D. van de Beek

    S. McTominay

  • 46'
    46'

    A. Martial

    M. Rashford

  • 50'
    50'

    D. van de Beek

    C. Ronaldo

  • 62'
    62'

    H. Maguire

  • 63'
    63'

    W. Troost-Ekong

    N. N\'Koulou

  • 68'
    68'

    Cucho

    I. Sarr

  • 69'
    69'

    H. Maguire

  • 77'
    77'

    J. Pedro

    I. Louza

  • 85'
    85'

    D. Dalot

    L. Shaw

  • 90'
    90'

    J. Lingard

    J. Sancho

  • 90'
    90'

    J. Pedro

    E. Dennis

  • 90'
    90'

    E. Dennis

    B. Foster

  • 90'
    90'

    E. Dennis

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Watford will play away with Leicester City on the 28th of November with a 13-9 head to head statistic in favor of Leicester City (4 draws).

Manchester United will play away against Chelsea on the 28th of November with a 14-13 head to head record in favor of Chelsea (15 draws).

Watford: Formation and Lineups

Watford started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).

The manager Claudio Ranieri chose to play with the following team: Ben Foster (6.6), Kiko Femenía (7.1), Craig Cathcart (6.6), Nicolas N’Koulou (6.6), Adam Masina (7.3), Moussa Sissoko (6.8), Ismaïla Sarr (7.0), Imrân Louza (7.4), Tom Cleverley (6.2), Emmanuel Dennis (6.8) and Joshua King (7.2).

Substitutes

Watford made 3 changes: N. N’Koulou for W. Troost-Ekong (63′), I. Sarr for Cucho (68′) and I. Louza for J. Pedro (77′).

Top player: João Pedro

Probably the most impressive player in Watford was João Pedro.

His rating is (7.8) with 1 goal, 10 passes (70% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 3.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 77′.

Manchester United: Formation and Lineups

Manchester United started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the opposite side, Ole Gunnar Solskjær played with: David De Gea (6.3), Aaron Wan-Bissaka (6.8), Victor Lindelöf (6.6), Harry Maguire (6.9), Luke Shaw (6.5), Scott McTominay (6.2), Nemanja Matić (6.8), Jadon Sancho (6.8), Bruno Fernandes (7.1), Marcus Rashford (6.4) and Cristiano Ronaldo (6.8).

Manchester United could not rely on the presence of H. Maguire (injured) and J. Lingard (injured).

Substitutes

Manchester United made 4 changes: S. McTominay for D. van de Beek (46′), M. Rashford for A. Martial (46′), L. Shaw for D. Dalot (85′) and J. Sancho for J. Lingard (90′).

Top player: Donny van de Beek

The player who no doubt impressed Manchester United the most was Donny van de Beek.

His rating is (7.5) with 1 goal, 24 passes (79% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 8.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 46′.

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