Super Eagles Star Rips Defence apart, Scores Wonder Goal in Watford's thrashing of Everton

Super Eagles Star Rips Defence apart, Scores Wonder Goal in Watford's thrashing of Everton

  • Emmanuel Dennis scored a superb goal for Watford during their come from behind win against Everton in the Premier League
  • The Super Eagles striker also assist Josh King who scored a hat-trick and helped the Hornets to a 5-2 win
  • Claudio Ranieri has now put behind his disappointment in the past week when his side slipped to a 5-0 loss to Liverpool

Super Eagles striker Emmanuel Dennis starred in Watford's 5-2 win over Everton at Goodison Park.

The Hornets recorded their third win of the season in emphatic style as Joshua King grabbed a hat-trick against his former club.

Dennis scores in Watford's win
Emmanuel Dennis scored a sensational goal during Watford's 5-2 win over Everton at Goodison Park. Photo by Jan Kruger
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Summary of the game

The Toffees started the game on a bright note as Damari Gray's cross was well met by Tom Davies in the box to put the home team ahead after just two minutes.

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Danish forward King equalized in the 12th minute to level matters and keep Watford's hopes alive in the entertaining fixture.

The game produced another goal in the second half as Richarlison's diving header from Micheal Keane's cross beat Ben Foster in goal to restore Everton's lead.

Claudio Ranieri's side came back again as Juraj Kucka headed home Juan Hernandez's corner kick to make it 2-2.

The newly-promoted side then turned on the heat as Dennis became the provider for King who scored his second goal of the match from a counter-attack. 3-2 it was.

The Nigerian international deservedly grabbed his goal in the match as he displaced the onrushing Keane and sent Jordan Pickford the wrong way to make it 4-2 in sensational fashion.

King was not done yet as he completed his hat-trick in the game as he finished off Joao Pedro's assist to make it 5-2.

It was Ranieri's first win for Watford in his second game in charge after suffering a 5-0 defeat to Liverpool at Vicarage in the past weekend.

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Ighalo nets brace for club in Saudi Arabian league

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that former Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo has made scoring a habit in Saudi Arabia after bagging a brace in Al Shabab morale-boosting 2-0 victory away to fellow title challengers Al Ittihad on Friday, October 22.

The former Man United star put up a man-of-the-match performance as he found the back of the net in both halves to help Al Shabab secure their fourth win this season after nine games.

Ighalo's first strike came in the 22nd minute after a nice exchange of passes.

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