There will be joy around Watford tonight as goals from Welbeck and Deulofeu saw the Hornets beat Championship side Swansea City in the third round of the Carabao Cup.
After Saturday’s 8-0 thrashing to Manchester City, it was important for Quique Sanchez Flores’ side to bounce back and that they did with a 2-1 win under the floodlights.
Watford’s strikers found themselves on the end of a number ofchances in the first quarter of the game, but Swansea’s keeper kept them out.
A first club goal for Danny Welbeck came on the 28th minuteas he rose highest from Pereyra’s corner to nod into the net. 1-0.
Watford led for only six minutes as inform Sam Surridgenetted his fourth of the season. 1-1.
Three minutes into the second half nearly saw Gray put Watford back in front but a smart stop from the Swansea keeper kept it level.
An incredible piece of aerobics on the 51st minute from Kabasele prevented the visitors from going 1-2 up as he cleared an effort off the line.
A near instant impact from substitute Deulofeu gave Watford the winning goal on the 79th minute as he fizzed the ball across the box to a lurking Pereyra who couldn’t miss. 2-1.
Watford will be playing away at Wolves on Saturday, September 28 in the Premier League. 3pm kick off.
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