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Watford vs Arsenal Live Score and Commentary

Watford
FT
1 - 3
Arsenal
R. Pereyra 57'
9' Santi Cazorla (P)
40' A. Sánchez
45'+1' M. Özil
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Arsenal started off brilliantly and took the lead thanks to a Santi cazorla penalty. Alexis Sanchez then doubled the Gunners' lead with a lucky finish past Heurelho Gomes. Just minutes later Mesut Ozil made it three with a clinical header and Arsenal headed into the break 3 goals up.
Watford then showed some semblance of a comeback. New signing Pereyra got one back but Mazzari's side were then unable to find their way past an inspired Petr Cech. 
Arsenal, now with their first win of the season move upto 7th spot and will be looking to build on this result.

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FT: Watford 1-3 Arsenal

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Watford put up a great show in the second half and were well worth their goal

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Final whistle blows. Watford 1- 3 Arsenal

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92' Wilshere gets a yellow for dissent

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There will be 5 minutes of added time

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89' Granit Xhaka has put in a great shift for Arsenal tonight

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88' Comfortable save for Gomez!!
Sanchez steals the ball off Kaboul but hits an effort straight at the keeper

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86' Arsenal are content to see out the game. They are letting Watford enjoy possession of the ball

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84' Yellow for Behrami

Bad challenge by Behrami on Walcott and receives a yellow card for his efforts

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82' Behrami fires wide

Holebas sends a cross goalwards which is partially cleared away. Pereyra receives it at the edge of the box and skips past a challenge before laying it off to Behrami but the midfielder's effort flies well wide of the target.

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80' Corner for Arsenal. Cazorla delivers but easily cleared away

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79' Another save by cech

Petr Cech pulls off another save this time off a Success header. Capoue delivered another beautiful corner which the substitute got his head on but only managed to find Petr Cech's gloves.

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78' Yellow for Amrabat

Amrabat blocks off Wilshere and succeeds in getting a yellow card. He is then replaced by Success

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73' Another substitution for Arsenal!
Monreal limps off to be replaced by Kieran Gibbs

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72' Double change for Arsenal!!
Wilshere and Elneny replace Ozil and Chamberlain

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72' Superb effort by Ighalo!!

Ighalo tries a spectacular overhead kick but it sails inches over the post. Watford really putting up a fight now.

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71' Great pressure from Watford!

Watford win the ball in the Arsenal half and work it out to the left flank. Ighalo then dinks it to the far post but Monreal heads away

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69' Double Save by Cech!!

Holebas 
Unleashes a shot from long range and Cech flies across his goal to make a fantastic stop. The ball then falls to Ighalo who fires it straight at the keeper. Lucky escape for the Gunners

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67' Great counter by Arsenal

Arsenal have a great counter attack led by Bellerin. He plays the ball inside to Chamberlain but he too tries a fancy chip and like Walcott's effort it sails wide

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63' Great move by Arsenal

Some great interplay between Ozil, Walcott and Cazorla results in some space for the Englishman but he tries a clever chip over the keeper and the ball flies high and wide of the goal

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62' Watford have got their energy back. They are now pressing Arsenal high up the pitch and putting the defenders under pressure.

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60' Yellow card for Deeney!!

Bad challenge by the Watford captain. High with the studs showing. Deserved a yellow for that. Monreal is in pain

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57' Substitute Janmaat delivers a ball into the box which is headed away by Holding. Capoue then fires a shiot from the edge of the box which is blocked but Pereyra is on hand to slot home. Lifeline for Watford

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57' Goal for Watford. Pereyra on debut. Would you believe it?

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56' Shot!

Finally a chance for Watford. Amrabat lays it across to Capoue who fires a long range shot straight at Cech

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54' Another chance for Arsenal

Bellerin does extremely well down the right hand side to get past the left back. He then whips a low ball across the face of goal but yet again no Arsenal player on the end of it

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53' Watford substituition. 
Darly Janmaat comes on in place of Kabasele

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Meanwhile, at the Goodison, Everton have taken the lead through a Leighton Baines penalty

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50' Chance for Arsenal

Walcott wins the ball in midfield and finds Ozil who plays in Cazorla who finds Walcott again. He whips a ball across the face of the goal but there is no one on the end of it. Fortunate for Watford.

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49' A long ball by Koscielny almost finds Sanchez but it bounces away to gomez

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46' Half time sub for Watford
Pereyra replaces Guedioura for his Premier League debut

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We are back for the second half. Can Watford stage a fightback? Stay tuned to find out

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The first half was all Arsenal and they look set to register their first win of the season. Watford have a monumental task ahead of them to just try and get back in the game. Join us in 10 minutes for the second half.

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Ozil's goal was Arsenal's 700th goal in the Premier League. They are only the second team to reach this landmark after Manchester United. Well. Well.

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Arsenal lead by three as we go into the break. The Gunners have been simply outstanding. Alexis and Ozil have linked up marvellously today and it is already game over for Watford

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HT: Watford 0-3 Arsenal

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46' Chamberlain feeds Sanchez on the left. The Chilean delivers a beauty right intothe heart of the Watford defence and Ozil heads home with ease. 3-0 to Arsenal

9'
Santi Cazorla, Penalty
S. Prödl
17'
40'
A. Sánchez
assist: T. Walcott
45'+1'
M. Özil
assist: A. Sánchez
O. Ighalo
45'+2'
R. Pereyra
A. Guédioura
46'
D. Janmaat
C. Kabasele
52'
R. Pereyra
57'
T. Deeney
60'
70'
J. Wilshere
M. Özil
70'
Mohamed Elneny
A. Oxlade-Chamberlain
74'
K. Gibbs
Nacho Monreal
N. Amrabat
77'
I. Success
N. Amrabat
77'
V. Behrami
83'
J. Holebas
89'
90'+2'
J. Wilshere
Tournament Premier League 2016-17 - Week 3
Stadium Vicarage Road Stadium
Match time Sat, 27 Aug, 07:30 PM
Arsenal (4-2-3-1)
Arsène Wenger (Manager)
1
Gomes
27
C. Kabasele
5
S. Prödl
4
Y. Kaboul
25
J. Holebas
29
E. Capoue
11
V. Behrami
17
A. Guédioura
7
N. Amrabat
9
T. Deeney
24
O. Ighalo
33
P. Čech
18
Nacho Monreal
6
L. Koscielny
16
R. Holding
24
Bellerín
29
G. Xhaka
19
Santi Cazorla
15
A. Oxlade-Chamberlain
11
M. Özil
14
T. Walcott
7
A. Sánchez
Arsenal (4-2-3-1)
Arsène Wenger (Manager)
Watford Subs
22
D. Janmaat
10
I. Success
18
C. Zúñiga
19
J. Sinclair
23
B. Watson
30
C. Pantilimon
37
R. Pereyra
Arsenal Subs
3
K. Gibbs
10
J. Wilshere
12
O. Giroud
13
D. Ospina
21
C. Chambers
34
F. Coquelin
35
Mohamed Elneny
46% POSSESSION 54%
14 SHOTS 10
6 SHOTS ON GOAL 7
18 FOULS 15
3 CORNERS 2
1 OFFSIDES 2
6 YELLOW CARDS 1
0 RED CARDS 0
4 SAVES 6
Points Table
Pos Club P W D L GD Pts
1 Chelsea 28 22 3 3 38 69
2 Tottenham Hotspur 28 17 8 3 34 59
3 Manchester City 28 17 6 5 24 57
4 Liverpool 29 16 8 5 25 56
5 Manchester United 27 14 10 3 19 52
6 Arsenal 27 15 5 7 22 50
7 Everton 29 14 8 7 21 50
8 West Bromwich Albion 29 12 7 10 1 43
9 Stoke City 29 9 9 11 -9 36
10 Southampton 27 9 6 12 -3 33
11 AFC Bournemouth 29 9 6 14 -12 33
12 West Ham United 29 9 6 14 -12 33
13 Burnley 29 9 5 15 -11 32
14 Watford 28 8 7 13 -15 31
15 Leicester City 28 8 6 14 -14 30
16 Crystal Palace 28 8 4 16 -10 28
17 Swansea City 29 8 3 18 -27 27
18 Hull City 29 6 6 17 -32 24
19 Middlesbrough 28 4 10 14 -13 22
20 Sunderland 28 5 5 18 -26 20
Champions League
Champions League Qualification
Europa League
Relegation
Last updated: Aug 27, 2016 21:24