Premier League

  • T. Deeney 50’
  • I. Success 65’
  • 31’ C. Wilson
  • 62’ J. King
0 Half Time 1
Premier League
Vicarage Road
Attendance 20,575


    • KICK OFF
    • 45'
      Big chance for Watford! Boruc smothers a tame header from Kaboul, after the ex-Spurs defender managed to meet a good flick-on from a long-throw on the right flank. Mazzarri's men just can't seem to find the back of the net this afternoon.
    • 0'
      FULL-TIME! Watford and Bournemouth draw 2-2 at Vicarage Road, with the away side leading twice on the road. Wilson opened the scoring for Howe's men, before Deeney responded, with King and Success coming off the bench to score a goal apiece after the interval. The spoils are shared, in a hard-fought
    • 0'
      HALF-TIME! Bournemouth head into the break with a 1-0 lead, meaning they are only 45 minutes away from their first Premier League away win since April. Wilson grabbed the goal, but Watford still have a lot left in the tank for an equaliser.
    • 0'
      Bournemouth substitutes: Gosling, Ake, Afobe, Gradel, Smith, King, Federici.
    • 0'
      Bournemouth starting line-up (4-2-3-1): Boruc; Smith, Francis, Cook, Daniels; Surman, Arter; Stanislas, Wilshere, Ibe; Wilson.
    • 0'
      Watford substitutes: Success, Kenedy, Doucoure, Guedioura, Watson, Kabasele, Pantilimon.
    • 0'
      Watford starting line-up (4-4-2): Gomes; Zuniga, Prodl, Kaboul, Holebas; Amrabat, Behrami, Capoue, Pereyra; Ighalo, Deeney.
    • 0'
      TEAM NEWS: Jack Wilshere gets another start for Bournemouth, with the Arsenal loanee being given more freedom ahead of Harry Arter and Andrew Surman in the middle of midfield. Junior Stanislas and Jordon Ibe will provide the wide threat, with no big surprise inclusions from Eddie Howe.
    • 0'
      TEAM NEWS: Camilo Zuniga gets another start at full-back for the hosts, as Walter Mazzarri opts for a four-man defence. Roberto Pereyra and Nordin Amrabat slot into the wide areas, with Valon Behrami adding some bite to the centre of the park. Etienne Capoue will try to continue his surprising goals
    • 0'
      Bournemouth received a well-timed confidence boost last week, as they defeated high flying Everton 1-0, while Watford saw a two-game winning run come to an end due to a 2-0 loss away to Burnley. Both coaches, however, have been some positive stuff from their respective squads so far this campaign.
    • 0'
      Hello and welcome to live coverage of Bournemouth's Premier League away trip to face Watford, as both of these sides try and find consistency in the English top-flight. Both find themselves in the bottom half of the table after a mixed bag of results in recent weeks, but the pair have also shown pro
    • 1'
      We are underway in the first half at Vicarage Road! Bournemouth will be hoping to make it two wins from two, but Mazzarri's men have put on some good shows at home so far this season.
    • 2'
      Wide from Ighalo! Surman loses out in the middle of the park, with Behrami able to flick a scooped pass forward. It gets beyond Francis, allowing for the ex-Granada striker to race into the box, but under heavy pressure the Nigeria international drags a shot away from the target.
    • 4'
      Pereyra lifts in a cross from the right-hand side, which looks for Deeney, but Francis heads clear, with Bournemouth then asked to defuse another dangerous situation for the visitors. Watford are on the front foot from the very off.
    • 6'
      Amrabat carries the ball down the right-hand side, before a pass is shifted across to the other flank. Bournemouth, however, are shuffling from side-to-side fairly well, frustrating their opposition well. Ighalo and Deeney both try their luck from the edge of the box, but Smith and Francis make two
    • 8'
      Ighalo tries to burst beyond Smith, but the Bournemouth full-back tracks back to make a timely tackle. Watford have been trying to get forward at any given opportunity, but the visitors have set up well and are parrying plenty of attempted blows by Mazzarri's men.
    • 10'
      The home fans are pleased with what they have seen thus far, as Bournemouth have been pegged back well. Howe's men retain possession, with the ball going all the way back to Boruc. Pereyra has looked bright, with a smart, stabbed through-ball needing to be intercepted by Cook ahead of Capoue.
    • 12'
      Prodl gets the first booking of the match, but the Austrian defender believes that the decision should have been given the other way around. Wilson appeared to push the Watford centre-back, but instead the defender was penalised for handball. Dean has to have stern words with Mazzarri on the sidelin
    • 14'
      Stanislas bends in a free-kick effort from the left flank, which forces Gomes to push a good save over the crossbar! The resulting corner is whipped in from the right by Francis, but Prodl manages to head clear. Arter picks up the scraps, but shoots way over the bar.
    • 16'
      Pereyra gets his head down and drives upfield, before releasing Amrabat down the right. The Morocco international tries to swing in a cross, but Daniels makes a good block. The hosts have started very well indeed, with Ighalo and Deeney seeing much more service in comparison to Wilson.
    • 18'
      Deeney holds the ball up brilliantly, before flicking off a pass to Pereyra, who uses a lovely bit of skill to find Amrabat. The ex-Malaga winger tries to play the Argentine midfielder in behind Daniels, but the Bournemouth left-back makes a timely interception. The visitors respond with a counter,
    • 20'
      Wilshere picks up a card for a scrappy tackle in midfield, forcing Mike Dean to stay busy in these early minutes.
    • 20'
      Wilson is the target of a quick forward pass, but Prodl does well to beat the Englishman to the ball, before a Watford counter-attack peters out almost immediately. End-to-end stuff in London, but the quality of the final ball hasn't been there yet. Zuniga has a shot from long-range, but it is easil
    • 22'
      Watford whip a cross into the box from the right-hand side, but Kaboul volleys way over the crossbar from around 10 yards out. Mazzarri is barking out instructions from his technical area, but the home fans can definitely take great heart from how their side have started this match. It is a marked i
    • 24'
      Watford are looking down the right-hand side quite often, forcing Ibe to track right back to help out Daniels. As such, Bournemouth have struggled to get the ex-Liverpool man in dangerous areas on the break. Holebas lines up a powerful strike from a long way out, but the Greek international drags a
    • 26'
      Holebas releases Capoue down the left flank, but a whipped cross from the Frenchman is headed away by Francis. The away side counter, but an adventurous diagonal ball from Arter fails to find Smith on the overlap. Bournemouth could get some luck down the right, given that Ighalo is being asked to tr
    • 28'
      Pereyra gets a booking for the hosts, chopping down Wilshere as the Arsenal loanee tries to lead a Watford counter-attack.
    • 28'
      Ibe scampers down the left-hand side and tries to shoot towards the near post, but Gomes makes a simple save to deny the ex-Liverpool wide man. Moments later, Pereyra bends in a delivery from the left, but it is cleared easily, with a resulting Bournemouth break ending due to a cynical tackle.
    • 30'
      Wilshere bends in a cross from the right-hand side, but the Englishman's delivery is punched clear by Gomes. This game has had a real ebb and flow to it, with control swinging from side to side.
    • 31'
      G C. Wilson Assist J. Stanislas
    • 31'
      GOOOOOOOOAL! BOURNEMOUTH TAKE THE LEAD! A cross from the right causes Watford all kinds of problems, with a cross from Stanislas stabbed home by Wilson! Prodl didn't get near his man, with Gomes unable to stop a firm header from the Englishman. The hosts' goalkeeper hasn't covered himself in glory t
    • 31'
      Assist Junior Stanislas
    • 33'
      Watford break down the right flank, with Zuniga bending in a dangerous cross, but Francis is there again to head clear. Bournemouth respond with a quick attack of their own, but Prodl covers across to bully Stanislas out towards the byline. The Austrian defender has been at the centre of everything
    • 35'
      Wilshere whips in a cross from the right, but Deeney heads half clear, with the visitors unable to generate anything dangerous with the rebound. Mazzarri's men are still causing more of the offensive problems, but Amrabat has been a little bit wasteful on the right. The Moroccan bends in a neat cros
    • 37'
      Arter releases Stanislas down the right, but a pass from the ex-Burnley winger is cut out by Behrami. Watford are desperately trying to get a goal back before the half-time interval, but Bournemouth are defending very well indeed.
    • 39'
      Ibe is given space to impress down the left, but Capoue does well to force the ex-Wycombe wide man back away from goal. Pereyra and Amrabat are working hard to try and force the issue down the right-hand side for Watford, but Boruc has been very well protected by his back four.
    • 41'
      Smith gets a booking for a rash tackle on Holebas, which left the Greek defender needing a spot of treatment.
    • 41'
      Ighalo breaks into the penalty area and feeds a low pass into Amrabat! The ex-Malaga winger stings Boruc's gloves with a good effort towards the near post, before the Polish shot-stopper gets back up again to make a double save. Good goalkeeping!
    • 43'
      Stanislas heads away a dangerous corner delivery from the right-hand side, as Watford continue to pile the pressure on. Deeney is the target of another ball in moments later, but Boruc is off his line in a flash to claim ahead of the Englishman. Wilson then leads a break for the visitors, teeing up
    • 45'
      Mike Dean has his yellow card out yet again, with Capoue on the wrong end of a poor challenge from Francis. The resulting free-kick is drilled in, but easily cleared.
    • 46'
      We are back underway in the second half at Vicarage Road! The visitors hold a one-goal advantage, but Watford should be able to muster up a response after what has been an even contest thus far.
    • 48'
      Stanislas goes racing away on the break for the visitors, but the counter-attack is pulled back due to the winger using his arm to bring the ball down. Capoue opens play out to the right-hand side for Watford, which coaxes Amrabat forward, but Bournemouth's cohesive structure is making it tough for
    • 49'
      Over by Deeney! The Watford captain tries a scorpion kick at the back post from a corner delivery, but the English can only send the ball looping over the crossbar. Mazzarri is on his knees in his technical area, he wants a goal and fast.
    • 50'
      G T. Deeney Assist J. Stanislas
    • 50'
      Amrabat does well to escape from his defender and get to the right byline, before cutting back a great cross that Deeney steers home.
    • 50'
      GOOOOOOOAL! DEENEY MAKES IT 1-1! The Watford captain makes up for his earlier miss with a close-range finish. He bundles it over the line from close-range, after good work down the right from Amrabat. Boruc doesn't get near it and the hosts are back on level terms!
    • 52'
      BOURNEMOUTH HIT THE POST! Wilshere lines up a long-range effort, after chopping onto his left foot on the edge of the box, but the England international shoots onto the foot of the left upright. Close for the away side!
    • 54'
      Capoue is nearly found by a low cross in from the right-hand side, but Pereyra can't do anything with it. Bournemouth are happy to retain possession and stroke the ball around patiently, to try and take the sting out of the game following Deeney's equaliser.
    • 56'
      Behrami gets a yellow card for diving into a silly tackle in the middle of midfield.
    • 56'
      Wilson kick-starts a break for the away side, with Ibe found out on the left. The ex-Liverpool man drops a shoulder, but is denied well by Zuniga. The English striker tries to shoot moments later, but Kaboul steps out well to make a good tackle. Bournemouth are getting back into things now.
    • 58'
      SI I. Success SO J. Stanislas
    • 58'
      Ighalo takes his leave after a quiet second half, with Success introduced into the fray.
    • 58'
      Bournemouth win a corner on the right-hand side, with Wilshere whipping in a delivery from the right-hand side. It is easily cleared, however. This game is very even indeed, just one mistake could win the game.
    • 60'
      Great save from Boruc! The Polish goalkeeper gets down to the right-hand side smartly, pushing a low header away from danger brilliantly. That was close for the hosts! Amrabat did well down the right again, with Deeney denied this time.
    • 62'
      G J. King Assist J. Stanislas
    • 62'
      SI J. King SO J. Stanislas
    • 62'
      GOOOOOOAL! BOURNEMOUTH MAKE IT 2-1! King has only just got onto the pitch, but he makes a difference. The Norway international looks up and places a low finish into the bottom-right corner.
    • 62'
      Arter lifts a long ball over the top, but Daniels does well to win a good header over Success. Both coaches are readying substitutions with this game prime to be moulded by some fresh legs.
    • 65'
      G I. Success Assist J. Stanislas
    • 65'
      Holebas bends in a good delivery from the left-hand side, finding the head of his team-mate brilliantly.
    • 65'
      GOOOOOOOOAL! SUCCESS MAKES IT 2-2! Two super subs for Watford! The ex-Granada striker manages to rise well to flick a cross on, finding the top-left corner with aplomb! Excellent stuff from the hosts and Mazzarri's men are level again.
    • 67'
      Amrabat makes tracks down the right yet again, and picks out Zuniga at the right byline. The Colombian clips a good cross into the box, which Boruc claims, but Deeney then crashes into the goalkeeper. He drops it into his net, but the referee pulls things back for a foul.
    • 69'
      Holebas gives away possession on the edge of the penalty box, before a long diagonal ball into Deeney is gobbled up by Boruc. Arter opens play out to the left for Bournemouth, with Daniels feed to the byline, but Prodl heads away easily. End-to-end stuff as we head into the final 20 minutes.
    • 71'
      Zuniga feeds Amrabat into the penalty area, with Success picked out at the back post! The Nigerian striker leans in and tries to nod home a diving header, but he fails to make goalscoring contact. Watford go close once again.
    • 73'
      Bournemouth are happy to hold onto possession and work the ball out to Smith on the right. The full-back bends in a cross, but Wilson sees a first-time attempt deflected wide of the target and behind for a corner. The resulting set-piece is met by Cook, but he can't turn a header goalwards.
    • 74'
      SI D. Gosling SO J. Stanislas
    • 74'
      Wilshere is replaced by Gosling, with the ex-Blackpool midfielder asked to add some fresh legs into the middle of the park.
    • 74'
      What a miss from Wilshere! The Arsenal loanee is picked out at the back post by a great cross, but cracks his attempt onto the foot. Bournemouth should be ahead, but the England international has crumbled when his team needed him the most.
    • 76'
      We're into the final quarter of an hour at Vicarage Road, with both teams in with a real chance of taking a big three points. Bournemouth are happy to slow things down and play forward at their own place. Arter finds Wilson, who tries to flick a pass to Gosling, but Gomes mops up and picks up the lo
    • 78'
      Gomes claims a good cross from the right-hand side, with Bournemouth managing to pick out Daniels and Smith in plenty of space. As Watford's 4-3-3 is looking for a goal, their wide options are less focused on tracking back and aiding their full-backs.
    • 79'
      SI A. Guédioura SO J. Stanislas
    • 79'
      Capoue is withdrawn, with Guedioura injected into the fray.
    • 80'
      Prodl rises well to head away a dangerous long ball, with Watford not taking any chances at the back, given the players that they are committing forward in attack. Smith is released down the right-hand side, but he chops infield. The full-back is denied by a sliding tackle, earning the visitors a fr
    • 82'
      Close from Stanislas! The ex-Burnley winger lines up a good effort from the aforementioned free-kick, bending a firm effort onto the top of the crossbar! Incredibly close to a winning goal, with Gomes unable to cover his angles.
    • 84'
      Success cuts in from the left and shoots with his right foot, but the former Granada striker drags a low effort beyond the near upright. Watford go on the attack again moments later, but Francis covers across well to deny Guedioura.
    • 86'
      Stanislas tries his luck again from range, but the Bournemouth wide man shoots above the target once again from just inside the penalty area. Things are getting a little bit desperate in the dying embers of this contest. Not long remains for either side to force a winner.
    • 87'
      Amrabat digs out a cross from the right, but Cook stoops down to flick a good defensive header away. Bournemouth try to counter, with Wilson leading the charge, but Kaboul outmuscles the striker to the point of giving away a foul.
    • 88'
      Pereyra opens play out to the left, which finds Success. The Nigerian substitute gets the ball onto his right foot and lets fly with a powerful shot, but Boruc is able to catch with ease. That was straight down the goalkeeper's throat.
    • 89'
      Stanislas picks up a yellow card for dissent, as this game ticks into stoppage time.
    • 90'
      Deeney has a half-chance inside the box, but takes a tumble and can't get a shot off, before a Bournemouth cross from the right is cleared with ease by Watford. Afobe tries to get in behind Prodl, but the Austria international puts the ball into touch.
    • 45'
      There are three minutes of stoppage time.
    • 90'
      SI B. Afobe SO J. Stanislas
    • 90'
      Afobe is given the last few minutes to impress, as Bournemouth go in search of a very late winner.
    • 90'
      Deeney manages to lift a great cross to the back post, but Success can only win a corner powerfully from Smith. The resulting set-piece is curled into the penalty area, but comes to nothing. There are four minutes of stoppage time.

    Line Up




    Javier Gracia
    Eddie Howe



    Possession 0% 0%
    Effective Chances 0 0
    Shots on Target 0 0
    Turnovers 0 0


    Passes 0 0
    Passing Accuracy 0% 0%
    Passing Accuracy in opponent’s half 0% 0%
    Crosses 0 0
    Crossing accuracy 0% 0%


    Shots 0 0
    Shots outside the box 0 0
    Shots inside the box 0 0
    Shooting accuracy 0% 0%


    Tackles 0 0
    Effective Tackles 0% 0%
    Blocked Shots 0 0
    Clearances 0 0
    Saves 0 0


    Fouls Conceded 17 11
    Yellow Cards 3 4
    Red Cards 0 0
    Offsides 0 0

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