Premier League ’18-19 – Highlights: Lucas Digne’s Jaw-Dropping Free Kick Saves Everton
This is the last match of the Premier League, Match Day 16 of 38. The highlights are appended below the points table.
Points Table – Premier League ’18-19
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Match 10 of 10: Newcastle vs Watford
Result: 2 – 2
- Newcastle: Richarlison 15′, Lucas Digne 90+6′
- Watford: Seamus Coleman 63′ (OG), Abdoulaye Doucoure 65′
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- Watford fans conveyed inflatable snakes to insult Marco Silva however were flattened when Lucas Digne’s stoppage-time free-kick denied them a first triumph since October.
- Three, the main genuine approach to rebuff their previous director, were in sight when Christian Kabasele dealt with simply outside his penalty territory. The guests were surrendered to their destiny before the French full-back drifted the ball inside the best corner to protect a point for Everton.
Watford boss Javi Gracia shows his frustration after watching Mina’s foul on Success go unpunished shortly before half-time
Success receives a fierce reaction from Everton supporters during the Premier League clash at Goodison Park pic.twitter.com/DSqDUANwY6
— Lilian Chan (@bestgug) December 10, 2018
- Richarlison, Everton’s £40 million summer marking from Vicarage Road, gave Everton a disputable early lead that was for some time overlooked when Gylfi Sigurdsson neglected to change over a second half penalty.
- Seamus Coleman had put through his own goal by that stage, with Abdoulaye Doucoure changing over a transcending header seconds after the fact to give Watford their first triumph since 27 October. Everton could have no protests following a second sequential small presentation on home soil.
- Watford’s debate with Everton over what they esteemed a “unwarranted approach” for Silva a year ago stays uncertain. It was their choice to sack the Portuguese mentor in January following a keep running of one win in 11 matches, however, the conditions that went before his leave still bother.
Theo Walcott has now made 300 appearances in the Premier League.
? Arsenal (270)
? Everton (30)
He’s registered 70 league goals in that time. pic.twitter.com/olMUhsxVF6
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) December 10, 2018
- He was welcomed with a presentation of inflatable snakes in the away area before commencement as the Watford fans who ventured to Merseyside on a Monday night made their emotions unmistakable. It was their previous player, not their ex-manager, who caused the more prominent miracle on the night, nonetheless.
- Richarlison scored five goals in his initial 13 excursions for Watford last season yet none in the 28 diversions that pursued. The Brazil global overshadowed that total in his tenth appearance for Everton and asserted his eighth of the season when clearing the hosts into an early, cleaned yet dubious lead.
Ken Sema has completed more take ons (3) than any other player on the pitch vs. Everton.
Not holding back on his first Premier League start. ?♂️ pic.twitter.com/0tmIrvy3VV
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) December 10, 2018
- There was no debating the nature of the move that brought Silva’s present group the lead. Theo Walcott, showing up, discharged Seamus Coleman down the privilege and he discovered André Gomes moving into space on the edge of the Watford territory. The Portugal universal traded contacts with Walcott before conveying an inch-ideal ball for Richarlison to change over past Ben Foster at short proximity.
- In any case, Walcott was unmistakably offside when he gotten Gomes’ pass and, notwithstanding mass interests from those in green, the ref, Kevin Friend, and his associate were unaffected. Watford had another complaint with Everton.
Former West Ham youngster Domingos Quina makes his first Premier League start for Watford this evening as the Hornets travel to Everton.
— Forever Boleyn (@ForeverBoleyn) December 10, 2018
- The hosts were brilliant in assault with Bernard and Gylfi Sigurdsson acquiring artfulness and vision the last third. The match nearly consolidated to make a second for Richarlison however Craig Cathcart made a pivotal mediation confronting his own goal.
- The Northern Ireland protector likewise denied Sigurdsson when the Iceland universal endeavored to manage a complete past Foster and Yerry Mina was reserved for intentional handball from the No 10’s enticing cross.
Watford have never won a premier league game away when losing at half time. Everton exist for these kind of hoodoos to be broken!! #EVEWAT
— Rich Evans (@InfamousRJD) December 10, 2018
- Watford additionally compromised frequently in an open, streaming first half. Roberto Pereyra ended up in space inside the Everton territory with one moment gone yet shot gently at Jordan Pickford.
- Troy Deeney volleyed over from two yards out when Isaac Success shot crosswise over goal– his becomes flushed were saved by an offside banner – and the meeting commander directed a long ball from Domingos Quina wide on the stroke of half-time.
- Mina played with a second yellow card when he accepting Success and the ball as the forward broke looking for an equalizer. Enough of the ball in Friend’s view, to the undeniable sicken of Success and Javi Gracia in the Watford specialized territory.They would discover encouragement in their group’s prevailing begin to the second half.
Lucas Digne’s 96th-minute free-kick – his first goal for Everton, rescued a point in a fiercely contested Premier League match with Watford.
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) December 10, 2018
- The guests’ quality, pace and development – joined with a reckless and clamorous restart by the hosts – turned the challenge solidly to support them. Silva seethed at his players from the sidelines yet the lead vanished before the Everton supervisor could execute change. Pereyra, Abdoulaye Doucouré and Deeney went close before the equalizer arrived randomly yet not without legitimacy.
- A sneak past Lucas Digne welcomed previous Evertonian Gerard Deulofeu to discharge Kiko Femenia down the left. His first-time cross was guided on to a post by Pereyra be that as it may, similarly as Watford thoroughly considered their fortunes was, the bounce back struck Coleman on the thigh and folded into a vacant net.
FULL-TIME Everton 2-2 Watford
— Premier League (@premierleague) December 10, 2018
- Watford were ahead two minutes after the fact on account of another attack down their right. As Everton tarried over a free-kick, Gracia’s group responded forcefully with Femenia playing Pereyra into space. The Argentinian conveyed a profound cross to the back post where Doucouré transcended Coleman and sent a reading material header past Pickford.
- The match had detonated into life and seconds after the fact Everton were granted a punishment when Christian Kabasele unnecessarily bounced into the back of Mina while vieing for a Digne toss in.
2 – Gylfi Sigurdsson has missed two of his last three penalties in the Premier League (at Everton), after previously scoring all six penalties in the competition for Swansea City. Denied. #EVEWAT pic.twitter.com/sw6yUnSa5A
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) December 10, 2018
- Sigurdsson grabbed the duty to draw his group level at the same time, similarly as with his spot-kick against Fulham prior in the season, was not able believer. Cultivate spared the penalty with his trailing leg to develop Silva’s dissatisfaction against his old businesses.
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