Register Login Scores

English Premier League

Brave Watford Hand Mourinho's Utd Third Straight Loss

English Premier League 

Result: Watford 3-1 Manchester United 

Date: 18 September 2016

Venue: Vicerage Road

Manchester United suffered their third successive defeat after losing 3-1 to Watford at Vicerage Road on Sunday afternoon.

The home side should have broken the deadlock after 14 minutes when a mix-up between De Gea and Chris Smalling gifted the ball to Odion Ighalo, who shot wide with the goal at his mercy.

The Red Devils struggled to get going and only got their first real attempt at goal after 30 minutes when Paul Pogba rattled the crossbar with a strike from 25-yards out.

Watford broke the deadlock after 34 minutes when Daryl Janmaat teed up Etienne Capoue, who slotted into the bottom corner, after Anthony Martial had lost the ball.

United were dealt a blow following the opening goal, as Martial sustained an injury in the build-up and was replaced Ashley Young.

Jose Mourinho's charges eventually leveled matters just after the hour-mark, when a poor clearance landed at the feet of Marcus Rashford, who fired home from six-yards out.

The visitors were in control after leveling matters, and nearly took the lead in the 79th minute but Gomes produced a fine save to keep out Zlatan Ibrahimovic's towering header.

However, Watford restored their lead after 83 minutes as Roberto Pereyra raced into the box, before cutting the ball back for Zuniga, who slotted into the far corner, 2-1.

The Hornets were awarded a spot-kick in stoppage time when Zuniga was brought down in the box. Troy Deeney stepped up and made no mistake from the spot, 3-1.


Former Boss: Real Star Has Everything To Match Messi & Ronaldo

Algerian Stars Lead Leicester Past Burnley

New UEFA President Comments Ronaldo-Messi Debate


Top 5

Chiefs Now In Two Minds About Gamildien

68 Jun 15, 2021 09:50 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Players Who Lied About Their Age

39 Jun 04, 2021 07:26 PM in World News

Ex-Chiefs Player To Make R25M Move

29 Jun 14, 2021 11:28 AM in Siyagobhoza

The 10 Highest-Paid Players Over Past Year, African Superstar Features

Jun 02, 2021 09:31 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Setlhodi Lashes Out At Hunt For Chiefs Failure

162 Jun 14, 2021 11:52 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

8 Soldiers Left Behind As Chiefs Prepare For War

112 Jun 17, 2021 04:38 PM in Soccer 6

Chiefs Now In Two Minds About Gamildien

68 Jun 15, 2021 09:50 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Ramos Names Two Clubs He Won't Join After Real Exit

11 Jun 18, 2021 09:26 AM in LaLiga

Secret Agent Comments On Chiefs Overhaul

33 Jun 17, 2021 02:06 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Buchanan Finds New Club

36 Jun 14, 2021 12:52 PM in PSL

Another Coach Linked To Bucs Job

38 Jun 14, 2021 10:40 AM in Orlando Pirates

The Highest-Paid African Stars In The EPL

19 Feb 02, 2021 07:14 PM in English Premier League

Star Striker’s Future Decided

12 Jun 14, 2021 08:50 AM in PSL

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

23 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

One-Year Turkish Deal For SA Striker?

1 Jun 14, 2021 03:55 PM in Siyagobhoza