Watford vs Man United: Sarr, Deeney scores as Hornets beat United 2-0

Watford vs Man United: Sarr, Deeney scores as Hornets beat United 2-0

- Watford vs Man United ended 2-0 at Vicarage Road as United lose their fifth game of the season

- Ismaila Sarr and Troy Deeney's goal was enough to seal Watford's second Premier League win

- United remain in eighth position while the Hornets are level on points with Norwich at the bottom

Watford vs Man United ended 2-0 in favour of the Hornets at Vicarage Road as they recorded only their second Premier League win of the season.

Ismaila Sarr's lucky goal from a David De Gea's blunder and Troy Deeney's penalty was enough to get Nigel Pearson a win in his first game in charge.

The first half produced one real opportunity to Jesse Lingard and he was put through by Anthony Martial but Englishman's attempted chip went over the cross-bar in the 34th minute.

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The second period was more interesting than the first as it took just four minutes for the Hornets to go ahead in front of their home fans.

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David De Gea committed a defensive blunder after failing to handle the ball properly from an Sarr's bouncing shot as the goal was awarded to the Senegalese striker to make it 1-0.

Deeney made it 2-0 three minutes later from the penalty spot after Sarr was brought down in the box by Aaron Wan-Bisaka.

Scott McTominay nearly pulled one back in the 57th minute but his shot was brilliantly stopped by Ben Foster.

Paul Pogba was introduced in the 64th minute for Lingard and he made his own contributions but it did not reflect on the scoreline.

The Frenchman had his long range shot saved by Foster and the Watford shot-stopper again made himself big after Pogba made a one-two with Martial.

Mason Greenwood was at the end of Pogba's long range pass but he volleyed his effort over the frame of the goal.

Marcus Rashford also had his shot stopped by Foster and in the 91st minute Martial's was palmed the England international.

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Watford held on for the win as they move level on points with Norwich City at the bottom of the Premier League table.

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According to The Sun, Rita was reportedly seen with her hand relaxed on the undisputed heavyweight champion's knees at London club Tape on Friday, December 20.

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