English Premier League

Watford vs Man United 2021-22 English Premier League

  • 28': Joshua King
  • 44': Ismaïla Sarr
  • 90'+2': João Pedro
  • 90'+6': Emmanuel Dennis
FT
4 - 1
  • 50': Donny van de Beek
  • Red Card 69': Harry Maguire

Man United chaos: Solskjaer pressure increases as Maguire sees red in Watford loss

Manchester United slumped to a 4-1 defeat to Watford in an action-packed affair on Saturday as pressure grows on manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Match Commentary

  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 11': Penalty saved! Ismaila Sarr (Watford) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the centre of the goal.
  • 19': Scott McTominay (Manchester United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 28': Goal! Watford 1, Manchester United 0. Joshua King (Watford) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Emmanuel Dennis.
  • 44': Goal! Watford 2, Manchester United 0. Ismaila Sarr (Watford) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Kiko Femenía.
  • 45': Imran Louza (Watford) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 45': Substitution, Manchester United. Donny van de Beek replaces Scott McTominay.
  • 45': Substitution, Manchester United. Anthony Martial replaces Marcus Rashford.
  • 50': Goal! Watford 2, Manchester United 1. Donny van de Beek (Manchester United) header from the right side of the six yard box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Cristiano Ronaldo with a headed pass.Goal confirmed following VAR Review.
  • 51': VAR Decision: Goal Manchester United - Watford 2-1 Manchester United (Donny van de Beek).
  • 62': Harry Maguire (Manchester United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 64': Substitution, Watford. William Troost-Ekong replaces Nicolas Nkoulou.
  • 68': Substitution, Watford. Cucho Hernández replaces Ismaila Sarr because of an injury.
  • 69': Second yellow card to Harry Maguire (Manchester United) for a bad foul.
  • 77': Substitution, Watford. João Pedro replaces Imran Louza.
  • 84': Substitution, Manchester United. Diogo Dalot replaces Luke Shaw because of an injury.
  • 90'+1': Substitution, Manchester United. Jesse Lingard replaces Jadon Sancho.
  • 90'+2': Goal! Watford 3, Manchester United 1. João Pedro (Watford) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Emmanuel Dennis.
  • 90'+6': Goal! Watford 4, Manchester United 1. Emmanuel Dennis (Watford) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Ben Foster.
  • 90'+7': Emmanuel Dennis (Watford) is shown the yellow card for excessive celebration.

Game Information

Competition: English Premier League

Venue: Vicarage Road
Location: Watford, England
Attendance: 21,087

English Premier League Standings

POS TEAM GP GD PTS
+12 Arsenal 8 1 21
+20 Manchester City 8 2 20
+9 Tottenham Hotspur 8 3 17
+6 Brighton & Hove Albion 7 4 14
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Statistics

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7 Fouls 5
2 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 1
1 Offsides 4
9 Corner Kicks 3
2 Saves 3
38.7 POSSESSION 61.3
20 SHOTS 9
7 ON GOAL 3
0.4 On Target % 0.3
0 Penalty Goals 0
1 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
224 Accurate Passes 442
335 Passes 553
0.7 Pass Completion % 0.8
8 Accurate Crosses 3
23 Crosses 12
0.3 Cross % 0.3
68 Long Balls 60
28 Accurate Long Balls 30
0.4 Long Balls % 0.5
7 Blocked Shots 1
13 Effective Tackles 8
22 Tackles 13
0.6 Tackle % 0.6
12 Interceptions 7
13 Effective Clearances 18
13 Clearances 18

Line-Ups

WAT Watford (4-1-4-1)

No. Name
1 Ben Foster (GK)
13 Nicolas Nkoulou
15 Craig Cathcart
6 Imran Louza Yellow Card
11 Adam Masina
21 Kiko Femenía
19 Moussa Sissoko
8 Tom Cleverley
25 Emmanuel Dennis
23 Ismaïla Sarr
7 Joshua King

MAN Manchester United (4-2-3-1)

No. Name
1 David de Gea (GK)
5 Harry Maguire Yellow Card
2 Victor Lindelöf
23 Luke Shaw
29 Aaron Wan-Bissaka
18 Bruno Fernandes
31 Nemanja Matic
39 Scott McTominay Yellow Card
7 Cristiano Ronaldo
10 Marcus Rashford
25 Jadon Sancho

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