Burnley

Burnley

Burnley
  • Scott Arfield 45'
1:0

Watford

Watford
Watford
Burnley

Burnley

VS
Watford

Watford

  • Scott Arfield 45'
Goal
Burnley

Burnley

Watford

Watford

Summary

Burnley vs Watford (1-0) – 9.12.2017

Burnley vs Watford Match Report:

Match week 16 (9 Dec 2017 – 10 Dec 2017)
Official Referee :Lee Probert
Stadium :Turf Moor, Burnley
Total Attendance : 19,489
The Clarets BFC continue to soar after Scott Arfield’s first-half strike earned Sean Dyche’s men victory against Watford.Watford head coach Marco Silva’s side, winless in 10 league visits to Turf Moor, had Marvin Zeegelaar sent off for a challenge on Steven Defour on 39 minutes and matters worsened for the visitors on the stroke of half-time.

Burnley number 37 midfielder Scott Arfield received a delivery from Johann Berg Gudmundsson, skipped past Daryl Janmaat and rolled the ball past Heurelho Gomes.

Number 10 striker of The Clarets Ashley Barnes thought he had fired in a second for the Clarets from 12 yards, but his effort was ruled out for offside.

The Hornets side remain eighth, but Burnley, a place better off, open up a six-point gap on the Hornets.

Premier League Match Preview

Burnley vs Watford

3:00pm Saturday 9th December

Turf Moor  

 

Head to Head & Recent Meeting 

Team Result Date Vanue
Watford Vs Burnley 2-1  Vicarage Road, Watford
Burnley Vs Watford  2-0  Turf Moor, Burnley

The Clarets BFC midfielder Robbie Brady faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after tearing the patellar tendon in his left knee in the defeat by Leicester City.

 

Benjamin Thomas Mee suffered a gash to his leg against the Foxes but Sean Dyche says he has a “strong chance” of playing this weekend.

 

The Hornets WFC have no new injury worries with the match coming too soon for Isaac Success, who has this week returned to training.

 

Miguel Ángel Britos Cabrera is still a doubt but Will Hughes (hamstring) and Nathaniel Chalobah (knee) remain sidelined.

Burnley vs Watford Unpublished Thing :

The Clarets BFC have kept four clean sheets at home in the Premier League this season, conceding only three goals and never more than once in a match.

 

The Golden Boys are winless in nine league visits to Turf Moor (D4 L5) since a 3-2 win in April 2004, a match in which Sean Dyche played for the Hornets.

 

The Clarets (7th) and Yellow Army (8th) find themselves in the top eight places of the Premier League, the first time that these clubs have both been within the top eight of the top flight this late in a season.

 

R. de Andrade has been involved in seven goals in seven Premier League away appearances for Watford this season (four goals, three assists).

 

Watford head coach Silva: ‘Burnley don’t concede a lot of goals, they keep very good organisation and are very strong.’

Official Referee: Lee Probert
Official Assistants: Simon Beck, Andy Garratt
Match Fourth official: Andre Marriner