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  • Michy Batshuayi bags a brace as Chelsea hit back to beat WatfordMichy Batshuayi came off the bench to score twice as Chelsea fought back from behind to win a six-goal thriller against Watford.Chelsea were on the back foot for much of this contest at Stamford Bridge but two goals from Batshuayi, either side of an 87th-minute header from Cesar Azpilicueta, snatched the champions a much-needed 4-2 victory.For a while, Chelsea looked on course for a third straight Premier League loss when Abdoulaye Doucoure and Roberto Pereyra's goals put Watford 2-1 up before Batshuayi and then Azpilicueta instigated the turnaround. Batshuayi added his second in stoppage time.Chelsea also had the officials to thank after Pedro's opener, a superb long-range strike, came from a corner that should not have been given. Source: PA Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

    Chelsea 4-2 Watford – 21-Oct-2017 : Match Report

    Michy Batshuayi bags a brace as Chelsea hit back to beat WatfordMichy Batshuayi came off the bench to score twice as Chelsea fought back from behind to win a six-goal thriller against Watford.Chelsea were on the back foot for much of this contest at Stamford Bridge but two goals from Batshuayi, either side of an 87th-minute header from Cesar Azpilicueta, snatched the champions a much-needed 4-2 victory.For a while, Chelsea looked on course for a third straight Premier League loss when Abdoulaye Doucoure and Roberto Pereyra's goals put Watford 2-1 up before Batshuayi and then Azpilicueta instigated the turnaround. Batshuayi added his second in stoppage time.Chelsea also had the officials to thank after Pedro's opener, a superb long-range strike, came from a corner that should not have been given. Source: PA Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.
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  • Chelsea duo David Luiz and Tiemoue Bakayoko doubtful to face WatfordDavid Luiz and Tiemoue Bakayoko are Chelsea's latest injury concerns ahead of Saturday's Premier League clash with Watford.Defender Luiz (calf) and midfielder Bakayoko (groin) suffered knocks against Roma and head coach Antonio Conte says he has "many doubts" to face the Hornets.Midfielders Danny Drinkwater (calf) and N'Golo Kante (hamstring) are out along with right wing-back Victor Moses (hamstring).Watford must again do without defenders Sebastian Prodl (thigh) and Younes Kaboul (hamstring) for the clash.The Hornets have no fresh injury problems from last weekend's win over Arsenal, where captain Troy Deeney again started on the bench.Midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah and defender Craig Cathcart both continue their recovery from knee problems, along with forwards Isaac Success and Mauro Zarate. Source: PAR Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

    Chelsea V Watford at Stamford Bridge : Match Preview

    Chelsea duo David Luiz and Tiemoue Bakayoko doubtful to face WatfordDavid Luiz and Tiemoue Bakayoko are Chelsea's latest injury concerns ahead of Saturday's Premier League clash with Watford.Defender Luiz (calf) and midfielder Bakayoko (groin) suffered knocks against Roma and head coach Antonio Conte says he has "many doubts" to face the Hornets.Midfielders Danny Drinkwater (calf) and N'Golo Kante (hamstring) are out along with right wing-back Victor Moses (hamstring).Watford must again do without defenders Sebastian Prodl (thigh) and Younes Kaboul (hamstring) for the clash.The Hornets have no fresh injury problems from last weekend's win over Arsenal, where captain Troy Deeney again started on the bench.Midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah and defender Craig Cathcart both continue their recovery from knee problems, along with forwards Isaac Success and Mauro Zarate. Source: PAR Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.
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  • Watford manager Marco Silva has challenged his players to tackle Chelsea at Stamford Bridge with the same fighting spirit which beat Arsenal.The Hornets climbed up to fourth place in the Premier League after coming from behind to beat the Gunners 2-1 with a stoppage-time goal from Tom Cleverley.Much was made of the post-match comments from captain Troy Deeney, who claimed Arsene Wenger's team had lacked "a bit of cojones" needed in the scrap for points.While Silva is determined to move on from the fall-out - having had words with the striker, whose penalty levelled the match with 20 minutes left - the Portuguese coach would like more of the same collective effort against the reigning champions."I feel pride when I see the way they worked in the last match. I saw the ambitions we had in that moment, when we scored the 1-1 against a big team like Arsenal, we didn't go back, we continued in our work and tried to achieve a better result for us," Silva said."I don't want..

    Watford boss Marco Silva wants more of the same against Chelsea

    Watford manager Marco Silva has challenged his players to tackle Chelsea at Stamford Bridge with the same fighting spirit which beat Arsenal.The Hornets climbed up to fourth place in the Premier League after coming from behind to beat the Gunners 2-1 with a stoppage-time goal from Tom Cleverley.Much was made of the post-match comments from captain Troy Deeney, who claimed Arsene Wenger's team had lacked "a bit of cojones" needed in the scrap for points.While Silva is determined to move on from the fall-out - having had words with the striker, whose penalty levelled the match with 20 minutes left - the Portuguese coach would like more of the same collective effort against the reigning champions."I feel pride when I see the way they worked in the last match. I saw the ambitions we had in that moment, when we scored the 1-1 against a big team like Arsenal, we didn't go back, we continued in our work and tried to achieve a better result for us," Silva said."I don't want..
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  • Troy Deeney and Tom Cleverley complete Watford comeback against ArsenalTom Cleverley hit a last-gasp winner as Watford came from behind to beat Arsenal and check the Gunners recent run of form.The former Manchester United man lashed home in stoppage time after the visitors were unable to clear their lines to give the Hornets a first Premier League home win of the campaign.Per Mertesacker had headed Arsenal ahead with his first league goal in 1400 days, only for a contentious Troy Deeney penalty to draw Watford level before Cleverley's late heroics sealed a memorable 2-1 victory.Arsene Wenger's side - who started without either Mesut Ozil or Alexis Sanchez - had won their last four games in all competitions following a slow start but they were poor for much of the contest.A point would have seen Arsenal leapfrog Chelsea into fourth but it was Marco Silva who was instead left toasting a place in the top four.Wenger made four changes as Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny ca..

    Watford 2-1 Arsenal – 14-Oct-2017 : Match Report

    Troy Deeney and Tom Cleverley complete Watford comeback against ArsenalTom Cleverley hit a last-gasp winner as Watford came from behind to beat Arsenal and check the Gunners recent run of form.The former Manchester United man lashed home in stoppage time after the visitors were unable to clear their lines to give the Hornets a first Premier League home win of the campaign.Per Mertesacker had headed Arsenal ahead with his first league goal in 1400 days, only for a contentious Troy Deeney penalty to draw Watford level before Cleverley's late heroics sealed a memorable 2-1 victory.Arsene Wenger's side - who started without either Mesut Ozil or Alexis Sanchez - had won their last four games in all competitions following a slow start but they were poor for much of the contest.A point would have seen Arsenal leapfrog Chelsea into fourth but it was Marco Silva who was instead left toasting a place in the top four.Wenger made four changes as Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny ca..
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