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  • English Npower Championship
  • 8 February 2013, 7:45pm
  • Vicarage Road
  • Attendance: 15,079
WatfordWatfordvPalacePalace
2
  • Abdi, 6
  • Chalobah, 14
2
  • Ramage, 66
  • Kevin Phillips, 70

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Match ends, Watford 2, Crystal Palace 2.

90+5 mins:Second Half ends, Watford 2, Crystal Palace 2.

90+4 mins:Offside, Crystal Palace. Wilfried Zaha tries a through ball, but Kevin Phillips is caught offside.

90+1 mins:Dean Moxey (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

90+1 mins:Foul by Marco Cassetti (Watford).

90+1 mins:Attempt saved. Peter Ramage (Crystal Palace) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jacob Butterfield with a cross.

90 mins:Daniel Pudil (Watford) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

90 mins:Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick on the right wing.

90 mins:Foul by Daniel Pudil (Watford).

90 mins:Substitution, Watford. Christian Battocchio replaces Nathaniel Chalobah.

89 mins:Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Tommy Hoban.

85 mins:Substitution, Crystal Palace. Jacob Butterfield replaces Stephen Dobbie.

85 mins:Nathaniel Chalobah (Watford) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

85 mins:Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick on the right wing.

85 mins:Foul by Nathaniel Chalobah (Watford).

83 mins:Jazz Richards (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

83 mins:Foul by Fernando Forestieri (Watford).

82 mins:Attempt missed. Fitz Hall (Watford) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Nathaniel Chalobah following a set piece situation.

81 mins:Glenn Murray (Crystal Palace) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

81 mins:Foul by Glenn Murray (Crystal Palace).

81 mins:Daniel Pudil (Watford) wins a free kick on the left wing.

80 mins:Attempt missed. Damien Delaney (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Wilfried Zaha with a cross.

79 mins:Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

79 mins:Foul by Fernando Forestieri (Watford).

78 mins:Attempt blocked. Glenn Murray (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Julian Speroni.

77 mins:Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick on the right wing.

77 mins:Foul by Tommy Hoban (Watford).

76 mins:Foul by Glenn Murray (Crystal Palace).

76 mins:Tommy Hoban (Watford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

74 mins:Dean Moxey (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

74 mins:Foul by Fernando Forestieri (Watford).

73 mins:Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Manuel Almunia.

72 mins:Attempt missed. Almen Abdi (Watford) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

71 mins:Foul by Kevin Phillips (Crystal Palace).

71 mins:Nathaniel Chalobah (Watford) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

71 mins:Foul by Jonathan Williams (Crystal Palace).

71 mins:Jonathan Hogg (Watford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

70 mins:Goal! Watford 2, Crystal Palace 2. Kevin Phillips (Crystal Palace) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jazz Richards with a cross following a fast break.

66 mins:Goal! Watford 2, Crystal Palace 1. Peter Ramage (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from very close range to the high centre of the goal following a corner.

66 mins:Attempt blocked. Damien Delaney (Crystal Palace) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Stephen Dobbie with a cross.

66 mins:Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Fitz Hall.

65 mins:Substitution, Watford. Fernando Forestieri replaces Matej Vydra.

65 mins:Marco Cassetti (Watford) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

65 mins:Jonathan Williams (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

65 mins:Foul by Marco Cassetti (Watford).

62 mins:Hand ball by Dean Moxey (Crystal Palace).

60 mins:Kagisho Dikgacoi (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

60 mins:Foul by Troy Deeney (Watford).

59 mins:Attempt missed. Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) left footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Stephen Dobbie.

58 mins:Jonathan Williams (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick on the left wing.

58 mins:Foul by Jonathan Hogg (Watford).

57 mins:Attempt saved. Kevin Phillips (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Wilfried Zaha with a through ball.

56 mins:Attempt missed. Kagisho Dikgacoi (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Kevin Phillips.

54 mins:Attempt missed. Glenn Murray (Crystal Palace) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Stephen Dobbie with a cross following a corner.

54 mins:Substitution, Crystal Palace. Kevin Phillips replaces Yannick Bolasie.

53 mins:Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Lloyd Doyley.

53 mins:Attempt blocked. Yannick Bolasie (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Damien Delaney.

52 mins:Attempt blocked. Troy Deeney (Watford) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

47 mins:Corner, Watford. Conceded by Jazz Richards.

46 mins:Offside, Crystal Palace. Damien Delaney tries a through ball, but Wilfried Zaha is caught offside.

Second Half begins Watford 2, Crystal Palace 0.

45 mins:Substitution, Crystal Palace. Jonathan Williams replaces Alex Marrow.

45+4 mins:First Half ends, Watford 2, Crystal Palace 0.

45+3 mins:Corner, Watford. Conceded by Kagisho Dikgacoi.

45+3 mins:Attempt blocked. Almen Abdi (Watford) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

45+2 mins:Foul by Yannick Bolasie (Crystal Palace).

45+2 mins:Troy Deeney (Watford) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

45+1 mins:Foul by Yannick Bolasie (Crystal Palace).

45+1 mins:Daniel Pudil (Watford) wins a free kick on the left wing.

45 mins:Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Lloyd Doyley.

45 mins:Yannick Bolasie (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick on the right wing.

45 mins:Foul by Daniel Pudil (Watford).

44 mins:Attempt missed. Almen Abdi (Watford) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Matej Vydra.

43 mins:Foul by Yannick Bolasie (Crystal Palace).

43 mins:Tommy Hoban (Watford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

42 mins:Attempt saved. Stephen Dobbie (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Wilfried Zaha.

41 mins:Attempt blocked. Almen Abdi (Watford) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Matej Vydra.

40 mins:Attempt blocked. Glenn Murray (Crystal Palace) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Wilfried Zaha.

37 mins:Alex Marrow (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

37 mins:Foul by Matej Vydra (Watford).

36 mins:Delay over. They are ready to continue.

35 mins:Delay in match Nathaniel Chalobah (Watford) because of an injury.

33 mins:Stephen Dobbie (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

33 mins:Foul by Jonathan Hogg (Watford).

32 mins:Troy Deeney (Watford) is shown the yellow card.

32 mins:Alex Marrow (Crystal Palace) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

32 mins:Foul by Alex Marrow (Crystal Palace).

32 mins:Nathaniel Chalobah (Watford) wins a free kick on the left wing.

30 mins:Attempt missed. Stephen Dobbie (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Wilfried Zaha with a through ball.

29 mins:Attempt missed. Glenn Murray (Crystal Palace) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Kagisho Dikgacoi with a cross following a corner.

29 mins:Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Manuel Almunia.

29 mins:Attempt saved. Glenn Murray (Crystal Palace) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner. Assisted by Yannick Bolasie with a cross.

28 mins:Yannick Bolasie (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

28 mins:Foul by Marco Cassetti (Watford).

27 mins:Foul by Kagisho Dikgacoi (Crystal Palace).

27 mins:Troy Deeney (Watford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

26 mins:Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Marco Cassetti.

26 mins:Attempt missed. Glenn Murray (Crystal Palace) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Wilfried Zaha with a cross.

25 mins:Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Tommy Hoban.

24 mins:Attempt missed. Matej Vydra (Watford) header from very close range misses to the left. Assisted by Marco Cassetti with a cross.

22 mins:Foul by Alex Marrow (Crystal Palace).

22 mins:Jonathan Hogg (Watford) wins a free kick on the left wing.

20 mins:Offside, Crystal Palace. Stephen Dobbie tries a through ball, but Yannick Bolasie is caught offside.

19 mins:Attempt missed. Yannick Bolasie (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

14 mins:Goal! Watford 2, Crystal Palace 0. Nathaniel Chalobah (Watford) header from the left side of the six yard box to the top left corner. Assisted by Marco Cassetti following a corner.

14 mins:Attempt missed. Marco Cassetti (Watford) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Fitz Hall with a cross following a corner.

13 mins:Attempt blocked. Matej Vydra (Watford) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

13 mins:Corner, Watford. Conceded by Damien Delaney.

7 mins:Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Manuel Almunia.

7 mins:Attempt saved. Stephen Dobbie (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Kagisho Dikgacoi.

6 mins:Goal! Watford 1, Crystal Palace 0. Almen Abdi (Watford) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner.

4 mins:Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Troy Deeney.

4 mins:Fitz Hall (Watford) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

4 mins:Foul by Fitz Hall (Watford).

4 mins:Yannick Bolasie (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick on the left wing.

3 mins:Attempt missed. Matej Vydra (Watford) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Almen Abdi following a corner.

2 mins:Corner, Watford. Conceded by Julian Speroni.

2 mins:Attempt saved. Almen Abdi (Watford) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Daniel Pudil.

2 mins:Daniel Pudil (Watford) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

2 mins:Foul by Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace).

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

team line-up

1Manuel Almunia
31Tommy Hoban
6Fitz Hall
12Lloyd Doyley
22Almen Abdi
8Jonathan Hogg
18Daniel Pudil
27Marco Cassetti
39Nathaniel Chalobah90
9Troy Deeney
20Matej Vydra65

substitutes

16Sean Murray
36Alexandre Geijo
38Christian Battocchio90
30Jonathan Bond
7Mark Yeates
4John Eustace
41Fernando Forestieri65

referee

Michael Naylor

team line-up

1Julian Speroni
21Dean Moxey
27Damien Delaney
28Peter Ramage
3Jazz Richards
8Kagisho Dikgacoi
12Alex Marrow45
7Yannick Bolasie54
11Stephen Dobbie85
16Wilfried Zaha
17Glenn Murray

substitutes

20Jonathan Williams45
18Aaron Wilbraham
6Jacob Butterfield85
4Jonathan Parr
22Stuart O'Keefe
34Lewis Price
9Kevin Phillips54

referee

Michael Naylor

match stats

possession %4158
shots on target37
shots off target68
corners410
tackles won1213
offsides03