• 9 Aug 2014, Kick Off 3:00pm
  • Ref: Carl Boyeson
  • Competition: Championship
  • Vicarage Road, Watford
Watford
3
0
Bolton Wanderers
80' Fernando Forestieri
23' Matej Vydra
17' Troy Deeney
 
Result
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    • 1Gomes
    • 17Tamas
    • 6Ekstrand
    • 4Angella
    • 14Paredes
    • 22Abdi
    • 8Daniel Tözsér
    • 10McGugan
    • 18Pudil
    • 9Deeney
    • 20Vydra
    • 24Lonergan
    • 2McNaughton
    • 4Mills
    • 5Ream
    • 3Moxey
    • 6Spearing
    • 44Medo
    • 27Lee Chung-Yong
    • 21Pratley
    • 18Danns
    • 28Craig Davies
    • 12Doyley
    • 23Dyer
    • 3Munari
    • 11Forestieri
    • 13Mathias Ranégie
    • 30Bond
    • 31Hoban
    • 35Wilkinson
    • 31Wheater
    • 17Trotter
    • 10Beckford
    • 14Dervite
    • 1Bogdan
    • 7Feeney

    Watford

    Starting line up
    Formation 3-5-2
    • 1 H. Gomes
    • 17 G. Tamas
    • 6 J. Ekstrand
    • 4 G. Angella
    • 14 J. Paredes
    • 22 A. Abdi
    • 8 D. Tozser
    • 10 L. McGugan (Munari '70)
    • 18 D. Pudil (Dyer '83)
    • 9 T. Deeney
    • 20 M. Vydra (Forestieri '79)

    Bolton Wanderers

    Starting line up
    Formation 4-2-3-1
    • 24 A. Lonergan
    • 2 K. McNaughton
    • 4 M. Mills
    • 5 T. Ream
    • 3 D. Moxey (Dervite '60)
    • 6 J. Spearing
    • 44 M. Kamara
    • 27 C. Lee
    • 21 D. Pratley (Feeney '45)
    • 18 N. Danns (Beckford '68)
    • 28 C. Davies
    Substitutes
    • 12 L. Doyley
    • 23 L. Dyer
    • 3 G. Munari
    • 11 F. Forestieri
    • 13 M. Ranegie
    • 30 J. Bond
    • 31 T. Hoban
    Substitutes
    • 35 C. Wilkinson
    • 31 D. Wheater
    • 17 L. Trotter
    • 10 J. Beckford
    • 14 D. Dervite
    • 1 A. Bogdan
    • 7 L. Feeney
    • 3 Goals 0
    • 2 First Half Goals 0
    • 5 Shots On Target 4
    • 9 Shots Off Target 9
    • 1 Hit Woodwork 0
    • 9 Fouls 18
    • 1 Offsides 0
    • 2 Hand Balls 1
    • 50.2 Possession % 49.8
    • 393 Total Passes 397
    • 295 Accurate Passes 292
    • 21 Crosses 21
    • 2 Accurate Crosses 6
    • 4 Corners 7
    • 24 Tackles Won 10
    • 29 Total Tackles 11
    • 3 Blocks 3
    • 4 Blocked Scoring Attempts 3
    • 9 Interceptions 14
    • 13 Clearances 18
    • 13 Effective Clearances 18
    • 7 Headed Clearances 9
    • 4 Keeper Saves 2
    • 8 Keeper Throws 6
    • 5 Accurate Keeper Throws 6
    • 14 Goal Kicks 8
    • 7 Accurate Goal Kicks 3

    Watford vs Bolton Wanderers

    Watford failed to score against Bolton last season, losing 0-1 at Vicarage Road and 0-2 at the Reebok Stadium.

    Bolton have won six of their last seven league matches against the Hornets, losing the other.

    Watford are unbeaten in their last seven opening day matches, winning four (D3).

    No side scored more goals via indirect free-kicks last season than Bolton (8).

    The Hornets were shown 105 cards last season (99 yellow, 6 red), the most in the division.

    Matej Vydra was Watford's top scorer in 2012/13 (incl. play-offs), bagging 22 goals and providing four assists.

    No Championship side scored fewer goals from the penalty spot last term than the Trotters (1).

    Gabriele Angella scored more goals than any other defender last season (7).

    59% of Bolton's goals last term arrived in the first half; a league-high proportion.

    Watford under Giuseppe Sannino kept eight clean sheets in 13 home matches last term, winning eight (D3 L2).