Premier League 2019 Norwich vs Watford Highlights – Watford enjoyed getting their first 3 points of the season as goals from Gerard Deulofeu and substitute Andre Gray gave them a 2-0 win at Norwich City in a match in which both teams are trying to avoid relegation.
The result rose Watford’s place to 18th on eight points from 12 games while Norwich, who has been winless since taking down reigning champions Manchester City 3-2 at Carrow Road, is currently at the bottom of the table with 7 points.
Premier League 2019 Norwich vs Watford highlights
Watford’s coach, Quique Sanchez Flores mentioned that the early goal was vital for the win and praised the Londonclubs’s long-suffering fans for their unwavering love and support. The coach also said, “when you score early, the team’s performance only becomes better and better and we would like to dedicate this first win to the fans who have stuck with us through all our lows and we hope to give them more reasons to celebrate.”
Premier League 2019 Norwich vs Watford highlights – Deulofeu gave the visitors a second-minute lead while he robbed Emiliano Buendia of the ball at the midway line to cut inside, beating a defender and drove a swerving low shot beyond Tim Krul. Gray, who came on for the injured Roberto Pereyra on the half-hour mark, had a shot blocked inside the 33rd minute before Buendia fired his attempt high and wide at the opposite end.
Premier League 2019 Norwich vs Watford highlights – The scorer of the first goal, Spaniard Deulofeu became the assister in the 52nd minute when he crossed the ball into the box for the second time and found Gray whose back-heel beat Tim Krul to extend Watford’s advantage. Watford’s defender, Christian Kabasele was sent off midway through the second half for a second bookable foul. Despite being down a man, Norwich seemed much more likely to score a third on the spoil as lackluster Norwich failed to create any chances.
Premier League 2019 Norwich vs Watford highlights – Norwich’s German manager, Daniel Farke was livid with his crew’s sloppy method and lack of focus. “If you begin such a critical fixture with this type of a basic mistake, it does not help the confidence or the mood of the team”, as stated in his remarks. He said that his team feels disappointed and annoyed as they are playing in the best league in the world and making mistakes like these will only get them punished in every game.