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Watford 0 - 0 Sheffield United
Sat 05 October 2019 15:00 View team —Āomparison

Watford

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Shots On Target
  • 2
Shots Off Target
  • 4
Woodwork
  • 0
Possession
  • 39%
Shots On Target
  • 3
Shots Off Target
  • 4
Woodwork
  • 0
Possession
  • 61%
Substitutes
Unused Substitutes
Player. Rat. Pos. No.
Will Hughes 19
Nathaniel Chalobah 14
Kiko Femenia 21
Heurelho Gomes 1
Player. Rat. Pos. No.
Luke Freeman 8
Phil Jagielka 15
Ben Osborn 23
Simon Moore 25
Muhamed Besic 39
Shots On Target
  • 3
Shots Off Target
  • 4
Woodwork
  • 0
Possession
  • 61%
Substitutes
Min. Rat. Pos. No.
Oliver McBurnie 62 Lys Mousset 22
Callum Robinson 71 Billy Sharp 10
Unused Substitutes
Player. Rat. Pos. No.
Luke Freeman 8
Phil Jagielka 15
Ben Osborn 23
Simon Moore 25
Muhamed Besic 39

Game Report

Highlights

Still no win for Watford as they were held at home to a disappointing goalless draw by Sheffield United. The Hornets wasted a host of gilt-edged opportunities and had to settle for a point.

Detail

It was the visitors who looked much more comfortable on the ball in a first half of few chances. They were working it well across the pitch and getting good crosses into the box but lacked finishing touches.

Watford had by far the best chance of the half and it will go down as one of the worst misses of the season. Roberto Pereyra picked out Andre Gray with a low cross but the striker somehow skied it over with an open goal in front of him.

Another huge opportunity for the Hornets on the counter-attack early in the second half. Danny Welbeck raced clear and had Gray in support but chose to go himself and was denied by Dean Henderson.

Sheffield United continued to see a lot of the ball but they struggled to break down the home side's five man defence. Ben Foster was rarely tested all afternoon.

Watford again should've scored late on - this time from a set-piece. Craig Dawson was completely free in front of goal from Gerard Deulofeu's free-kick but his header was pushed away by Henderson.

Summary

Watford had several glaring opportunities to score but their wastefulness in front of goal cost them. Sheffield United had the lion's share of possession but failed to do anything with it.

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Round 1
Liverpool - Norwich City 4 - 1
West Ham United - Manchester City 0 - 5
Bournemouth - Sheffield United 1 - 1
Burnley - Southampton 3 - 0
Crystal Palace - Everton 0 - 0
Watford - Brighton and Hove Albion 0 - 3
Tottenham Hotspur - Aston Villa 3 - 1
Leicester City - Wolverhampton Wanderers 0 - 0
Newcastle United - Arsenal 0 - 1
Manchester United - Chelsea 4 - 0
Round 2
Arsenal - Burnley 2 - 1
Aston Villa - Bournemouth 1 - 2
Brighton and Hove Albion - West Ham United 1 - 1
Everton - Watford 1 - 0
Norwich City - Newcastle United 3 - 1
Southampton - Liverpool 1 - 2
Manchester City - Tottenham Hotspur 2 - 2
Sheffield United - Crystal Palace 1 - 0
Chelsea - Leicester City 1 - 1
Wolverhampton Wanderers - Manchester United 1 - 1
Round 3
Aston Villa - Everton 2 - 0
Norwich City - Chelsea 2 - 3
Brighton and Hove Albion - Southampton 0 - 2
Manchester United - Crystal Palace 1 - 2
Sheffield United - Leicester City 1 - 2
Watford - West Ham United 1 - 3
Liverpool - Arsenal 3 - 1
Bournemouth - Manchester City 1 - 3
Wolverhampton Wanderers - Burnley 1 - 1
Tottenham Hotspur - Newcastle United 0 - 1
Round 4
Southampton - Manchester United 1 - 1
Chelsea - Sheffield United 2 - 2
Crystal Palace - Aston Villa 1 - 0
Leicester City - Bournemouth 3 - 1
Manchester City - Brighton and Hove Albion 4 - 0
Newcastle United - Watford 1 - 1
West Ham United - Norwich City 2 - 0
Burnley - Liverpool 0 - 3
Everton - Wolverhampton Wanderers 3 - 2
Arsenal - Tottenham Hotspur 2 - 2
Round 5
Liverpool - Newcastle United 3 - 1
Brighton and Hove Albion - Burnley 1 - 1
Manchester United - Leicester City 1 - 0
Sheffield United - Southampton 0 - 1
Tottenham Hotspur - Crystal Palace 4 - 0
Wolverhampton Wanderers - Chelsea 2 - 5
Norwich City - Manchester City 3 - 2
Bournemouth - Everton 3 - 1
Watford - Arsenal 2 - 2
Aston Villa - West Ham United 0 - 0
Round 6
Southampton - Bournemouth 1 - 3
Leicester City - Tottenham Hotspur 2 - 1
Burnley - Norwich City 2 - 0
Everton - Sheffield United 0 - 2
Manchester City - Watford 8 - 0
Newcastle United - Brighton and Hove Albion 0 - 0
Crystal Palace - Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 - 1
West Ham United - Manchester United 2 - 0
Arsenal - Aston Villa 3 - 2
Chelsea - Liverpool 1 - 2
Round 7
Sheffield United - Liverpool 0 - 1
Bournemouth - West Ham United 2 - 2
Aston Villa - Burnley 2 - 2
Chelsea - Brighton and Hove Albion 2 - 0
Crystal Palace - Norwich City 2 - 0
Tottenham Hotspur - Southampton 2 - 1
Wolverhampton Wanderers - Watford 2 - 0
Everton - Manchester City 1 - 3
Leicester City - Newcastle United 5 - 0
Manchester United - Arsenal 1 - 1
Round 8
Brighton and Hove Albion - Tottenham Hotspur 3 - 0
Burnley - Everton 1 - 0
Liverpool - Leicester City 2 - 1
Norwich City - Aston Villa 1 - 5
Watford - Sheffield United 0 - 0
West Ham United - Crystal Palace 1 - 2
Arsenal - Bournemouth 1 - 0
Manchester City - Wolverhampton Wanderers 0 - 2
Southampton - Chelsea 1 - 4
Newcastle United - Manchester United 1 - 0
Round 9
Everton - West Ham United 2 - 0
Bournemouth - Norwich City 0 - 0
Aston Villa - Brighton and Hove Albion 2 - 1
Chelsea - Newcastle United 1 - 0
Leicester City - Burnley 2 - 1
Tottenham Hotspur - Watford 1 - 1
Wolverhampton Wanderers - Southampton 1 - 1
Crystal Palace - Manchester City 0 - 2
Manchester United - Liverpool 1 - 1
Sheffield United - Arsenal 1 - 0
Round 10
Southampton - Leicester City 0 - 9
Manchester City - Aston Villa 3 - 0
Brighton and Hove Albion - Everton 3 - 2
Watford - Bournemouth 0 - 0
West Ham United - Sheffield United 1 - 1
Burnley - Chelsea 2 - 4
Newcastle United - Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 - 1
Arsenal - Crystal Palace 2 - 2
Liverpool - Tottenham Hotspur 2 - 1
Norwich City - Manchester United 1 - 3
Round 11
Bournemouth - Manchester United 1 - 0
Arsenal - Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 - 1
Aston Villa - Liverpool 1 - 2
Brighton and Hove Albion - Norwich City 2 - 0
Manchester City - Southampton 2 - 1
Sheffield United - Burnley 3 - 0
West Ham United - Newcastle United 2 - 3
Watford - Chelsea 1 - 2
Crystal Palace - Leicester City 0 - 2
Everton - Tottenham Hotspur 1 - 1
Round 12
Norwich City - Watford 0 - 2
Chelsea - Crystal Palace 2 - 0
Burnley - West Ham United 3 - 0
Newcastle United - Bournemouth 2 - 1
Southampton - Everton 1 - 2
Tottenham Hotspur - Sheffield United 1 - 1
Leicester City - Arsenal 2 - 0
Manchester United - Brighton and Hove Albion 3 - 1
Wolverhampton Wanderers - Aston Villa 2 - 1
Liverpool - Manchester City 3 - 1