English Premier League

Watford vs Chelsea 2021-22 English Premier League

  • 44': Emmanuel Dennis
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  • 30': Mason Mount
  • 72': Hakim Ziyech

Chelsea's Hakim Ziyech nets winner to edge past Watford, maintain top spot

Chelsea remain top of the Premier League as winger Hakim Ziyech scored a winner to help claim a 2-1 victory over Watford on Wednesday.

Match Commentary

  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 12': Substitution, Watford. Danny Rose replaces Adam Masina because of an injury.
  • 16': Saúl Ñíguez (Chelsea) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 30': Goal! Watford 0, Chelsea 1. Mason Mount (Chelsea) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Kai Havertz.
  • 44': Goal! Watford 1, Chelsea 1. Emmanuel Dennis (Watford) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Moussa Sissoko following a fast break.
  • 45': Imran Louza (Watford) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 45'+2': Marcos Alonso (Chelsea) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 45'+5': William Troost-Ekong (Watford) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 45'+8': First Half ends, Watford 1, Chelsea 1.
  • 45': Substitution, Chelsea. Thiago Silva replaces Saúl Ñíguez.
  • 60': Substitution, Chelsea. Hakim Ziyech replaces Trevoh Chalobah because of an injury.
  • 65': Hakim Ziyech (Chelsea) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 69': Substitution, Chelsea. Romelu Lukaku replaces César Azpilicueta.
  • 72': Goal! Watford 1, Chelsea 2. Hakim Ziyech (Chelsea) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Mason Mount with a cross.
  • 73': Substitution, Watford. Juraj Kucka replaces Imran Louza.
  • 84': Tom Cleverley (Watford) is shown the yellow card.
  • 84': Danny Rose (Watford) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 85': Substitution, Watford. Jeremy Ngakia replaces Tom Cleverley.
  • 90'+7': Second Half ends, Watford 1, Chelsea 2.

Game Information

Competition: English Premier League

Venue: Vicarage Road
Location: Watford, England
Attendance: 20,388

English Premier League Standings

POS TEAM GP GD PTS
+44 Manchester City 32 73 3
+49 Arsenal 32 71 5
+41 Liverpool 32 71 3
+19 Aston Villa 33 63 8
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Statistics

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16 Fouls 18
3 Yellow Cards 4
0 Red Cards 0
5 Offsides 3
0 Corner Kicks 6
6 Saves 2
50.2 Possession 49.8
8 SHOTS 14
4 ON GOAL 6
0.5 On Target % 0.4
0 Penalty Goals 0
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
304 Accurate Passes 276
422 Passes 399
0.7 Pass Completion % 0.7
3 Accurate Crosses 4
8 Crosses 30
0.4 Cross % 0.1
60 Long Balls 77
31 Accurate Long Balls 30
0.5 Long Balls % 0.4
1 Blocked Shots 4
6 Effective Tackles 6
12 Tackles 10
0.5 Tackle % 0.6
15 Interceptions 15
40 Effective Clearances 9
40 Clearances 9

Line-Ups

WAT Watford (4-1-4-1)

No. Name
26 Daniel Bachmann (GK)
15 Craig Cathcart
5 William Troost-Ekong Yellow Card
6 Imran Louza Yellow Card
11 Adam Masina
21 Kiko Femenía
19 Moussa Sissoko
8 Tom Cleverley Yellow Card
10 João Pedro
25 Emmanuel Dennis
7 Joshua King

CHE Chelsea (3-4-2-1)

No. Name
16 Édouard Mendy (GK)
4 Andreas Christensen
2 Antonio Rüdiger
14 Trevoh Chalobah
17 Saúl Ñíguez Yellow Card
12 Ruben Loftus-Cheek
3 Marcos Alonso Yellow Card
28 César Azpilicueta
29 Kai Havertz
10 Christian Pulisic
19 Mason Mount

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