Category: March

18th March 2017-Premier League, Crystal Palace 1 Watford 0

Previously v Crystal Palace

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RELIVE Palace v Watford: Hornets fire blanks and never get going

Deeney own-goal condemns Hornets to Eagles defeat

Mazzarri admits ‘unlucky’ Hornets must improve offensively

Success and Amrabat ‘need to find fitness’

imgres Crystal Palace earned their third successive victory thanks to an own goal by Watford’s Troy Deeney at Selhurst Park.

sky.png A Troy Deeney own goal earned Crystal Palace a crucial 1-0 win over Watford to pull them four points clear of the bottom three.

Screen Shot 2017-02-16 at 21.41.15.pngIf ever there was a game which epitomised Sam Allardyce’s managerial ­career, this was it. When the pressure was on and only a result, not a performance, was needed, his players delivered.

BHappy image It’s an extraordinarily bad game.  Creatively awful.  Sorry if you were hoping for more dramatic build up, more suspense than that. Too bad.  I sat through it, if you were hoping for drama then you clearly didn’t bloody do so and you’ll get what you’re given and like it.

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4th March 2017-Premier League, Watford 3 Southampton 4

Previously v Southampton

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screen-shot-2016-09-12-at-23-36-22clips of Jon Marks BBC 3CR commentary
Goal 1    Goal 2   Goal 3  

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screen-shot-2016-09-12-at-23-36-44.pngRelive Watford v Southampton: Manic final 10 minutes gives Saints victory

Watford score three but can have few complaints about defeat

Mazzarri: Players did not sacrifice enough in Saints defeat

imgres.png Southampton bounced back from their EFL Cup final heartbreak to beat Watford in an entertaining encounter at Vicarage Road.

sky.png Nathan Redmond scored twice as Southampton squeezed past Watford 4-3 in an entertaining encounter at Vicarage Road on Saturday.

guardian.png Southampton’s manager, Claude Puel, joked it would take four defenders to stop Manolo Gabbiadini from scoring as the Italian continued his hot streak.

Screen Shot 2017-02-16 at 21.41.15.pngManolo Gabbiadini continued his thunderous introduction to English football, scoring his sixth goal in four games, to help Claude Puel’s side put their EFL Cup Final defeat behind them.  Southampton again looked rocky in defence but were exceptional going forward and caused Walter Mazzarri’s sluggish side all sorts of problems as they climbed back into the top half of the Premier League.