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Vicarage Road Stadium (ATT 15,143) 22nd December 2012 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: N Swarbrick

Watford Watford vs Nottingham Forest N Forest

Watford 2

M Vydra (15, 40)

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N Forest 0

D Ayala (S/O 38)

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  1. The final whistle is blown by the referee.

  2. 93

    Corner taken left-footed by Chris Cohen, Dexter Blackstock takes a shot. Save by Manuel Almunia. Adlene Guedioura takes a inswinging corner to the near post.

  3. 93

    Adlene Guedioura takes a shot. Jonathan Hogg gets a block in.

  4. 92

    Centre by Greg Halford.

  5. 91

    Adlene Guedioura takes a shot. Save by Manuel Almunia.

  6. 91

    Troy Deeney is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Lee Camp takes the free kick.

  7. 89

    Geoffrey Mujangi Bia joins the action as a substitute, replacing Nathaniel Chalobah.

  8. 88

    Alan Hutton crosses the ball, Manuel Almunia makes a save.

  9. 88

    Jonathan Hogg takes a shot. Save by Lee Camp.

  10. 86

    Corner taken by Cristian Battocchio, Adlene Guedioura makes a clearance.

  11. 86

    Troy Deeney takes a shot. Save by Lee Camp.

  12. 85

    Daniel Pudil sends in a cross.

  13. 84

    The ball is sent over by Marco Cassetti, Greg Halford makes a clearance.

  14. 83

    Cristian Battocchio on for Almen Abdi.

  15. 82

    Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Steve Beleck by Adlene Guedioura. Jonathan Hogg restarts play with the free kick.

  16. 82

    Guy Moussi takes a shot. Blocked by Fitz Hall.

  17. 81

    Steve Beleck booked. Lee Camp takes the free kick.

  18. 81

    Nathaniel Chalobah takes a shot. Elliott Ward gets a block in.

  19. 80

    Corner taken right-footed by Almen Abdi, Dexter Blackstock makes a clearance.

  20. 79

    Unfair challenge on Steve Beleck by Guy Moussi results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Nathaniel Chalobah.

  21. 78

    Centre by Marco Cassetti, Headed effort from inside the area by Troy Deeney misses to the right of the goal.

  22. 76

    Billy Sharp concedes a free kick for a foul on Almen Abdi. Booking for Billy Sharp for unsporting behaviour. Nathaniel Chalobah produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick. The referee blows for offside. Dexter Blackstock on for Simon Cox. Lee Camp restarts play with the free kick.

  23. 75

    Foul by Simon Cox on Daniel Pudil, free kick awarded. Simon Cox receives a caution. Nathaniel Chalobah restarts play with the free kick.

  24. 70

    The ball is swung over by Greg Halford, Marco Cassetti makes a clearance. The referee shows Elliott Ward a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Troy Deeney receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Adlene Guedioura takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post. Steve Beleck comes on in place of Matej Vydra.

  25. 68

    Matej Vydra gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alan Hutton. Direct free kick taken by Danny Collins.

  26. 68

    Centre by Billy Sharp, Manuel Almunia makes a save.

  27. 68

    Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Adlene Guedioura from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Jonathan Hogg.

  28. 66

    Unfair challenge on Chris Cohen by Marco Cassetti results in a free kick. Marco Cassetti goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Adlene Guedioura, blocked by Troy Deeney.

  29. 65

    Adlene Guedioura fouled by Marco Cassetti, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Adlene Guedioura.

  30. 63

    The ball is sent over by Billy Sharp.

  31. 60

    Effort on goal by Daniel Pudil from inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the bar.

  32. 59

    Alan Hutton fouled by Matej Vydra, the ref awards a free kick. Lee Camp restarts play with the free kick.

  33. 57

    Centre by Matej Vydra. Corner taken by Almen Abdi.

  34. 54

    The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Manuel Almunia. Foul by Elliott Ward on Matej Vydra, free kick awarded. Almen Abdi crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel. The ball is sent over by Marco Cassetti.

  35. 51

    A cross is delivered by Marco Cassetti, Almen Abdi takes a shot. Elliott Ward gets a block in. Almen Abdi produces a left-footed shot from inside the area that clears the bar.

  36. 50

    The ball is delivered by Adlene Guedioura, clearance made by Jonathan Hogg.

  37. 50

    The ball is crossed by Greg Halford.

  38. 48

    Almen Abdi is caught offside. Lee Camp takes the free kick.

  39. 47

    Danny Collins gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marco Cassetti. Marco Cassetti restarts play with the free kick.

  40. 46

    Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Billy Sharp by Joel Ekstrand. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Chris Cohen, clearance by Daniel Pudil.

  41. The second half begins.

  42. 45

    Adlene Guedioura comes on in place of Andy Reid.

  43. 45

    Greg Halford comes on in place of Dan Harding.

  44. The ref blows to end the first period.

  45. 46

    Almen Abdi concedes a free kick for a foul on Billy Sharp. Andy Reid crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from left channel, clearance made by Fitz Hall.

  46. 44

    Effort on goal by Troy Deeney from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.

  47. 43

    Almen Abdi takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Danny Collins makes a clearance.

  48. 43

    Centre by Marco Cassetti, clearance made by Alan Hutton.

  49. 41

    Marco Cassetti delivers the ball, Header by Daniel Pudil from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

  50. 39

    Matej Vydra gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the box low into the middle of the goal. Watford 2-0 Nottm Forest.Assist by Almen Abdi.

  51. 37

    Daniel Ayala concedes a free kick for a foul on Troy Deeney. Daniel Ayala is sent off by the referee for second bookable offence. Almen Abdi produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.

  52. 36

    Daniel Pudil produces a cross.

  53. 34

    Daniel Pudil gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Cohen. Free kick taken by Chris Cohen.

  54. 32

    The ball is delivered by Chris Cohen, Fitz Hall makes a clearance.

  55. 30

    Header by Fitz Hall from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

  56. 29

    Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Almen Abdi by Andy Reid. Almen Abdi restarts play with the free kick.

  57. 27

    Free kick awarded for a foul by Marco Cassetti on Andy Reid. Andy Reid takes the direct free kick.

  58. 25

    Daniel Pudil takes a shot. Lee Camp makes a save. Outswinging corner taken by Almen Abdi, Daniel Ayala makes a clearance.

  59. 24

    Almen Abdi sends in a cross, Jonathan Hogg takes a shot. Save by Lee Camp.

  60. 22

    Matej Vydra fouled by Daniel Ayala, the ref awards a free kick. Daniel Ayala shown a yellow card. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Nathaniel Chalobah, clearance made by Guy Moussi.

  61. 20

    The ball is crossed by Troy Deeney.

  62. 18

    Almen Abdi delivers the ball, save made by Lee Camp.

  63. 18

    Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Almen Abdi from the right by-line, Fitz Hall delivers the ball.

  64. 17

    Marco Cassetti delivers the ball, Elliott Ward makes a clearance.

  65. 14

    A goal is scored by Matej Vydra from inside the area to the top right corner of the goal. Watford 1-0 Nottm Forest.Assist on the goal came from Almen Abdi.

  66. 14

    The ball is crossed by Andy Reid, save by Manuel Almunia.

  67. 12

    Simon Cox takes a shot. Manuel Almunia makes a save.

  68. 12

    Foul by Marco Cassetti on Dan Harding, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Dan Harding.

  69. 9

    The ball is delivered by Andy Reid, Effort from inside the area by Billy Sharp misses to the left of the target.

  70. 7

    Matej Vydra takes a shot. Blocked by Elliott Ward.

  71. 7

    Alan Hutton delivers the ball, clearance made by Fitz Hall.

  72. 6

    The assistant referee flags for offside against Troy Deeney. Free kick taken by Elliott Ward.

  73. 5

    The ball is delivered by Almen Abdi.

  74. 4

    Billy Sharp gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tommie Hoban. Free kick taken by Manuel Almunia.

  75. 3

    Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Almen Abdi from the left by-line to the near post, Fitz Hall has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

  76. 3

    Matej Vydra takes a shot. Blocked by Daniel Ayala.

  77. 2

    Dan Harding sends in a cross.

  78. 2

    Alan Hutton delivers the ball.

  79. 2

    The ball is sent over by Nathaniel Chalobah, Elliott Ward makes a clearance.

  80. 1

    Andy Reid takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Headed effort from inside the area by Danny Collins misses to the left of the target.

  81. The game begins.

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1 Nottingham Forest 4 10
2 Watford 4 9
3 Norwich City 4 9
4 Wolverhampton Wanderers 4 9
5 Charlton Athletic 4 8
6 Sheffield Wednesday 4 8
7 Derby County 4 7
8 Cardiff City 4 7
9 Millwall 4 7
10 Blackburn Rovers 4 7
11 Bournemouth 4 6
12 Middlesbrough 4 6
13 Brighton and Hove Albion 4 6
14 Rotherham United 4 6
15 Brentford 4 5
16 Birmingham City 4 5
17 Ipswich Town 4 4
18 Wigan Athletic 4 4
19 Reading 4 4
20 Huddersfield Town 4 4
21 Leeds United 4 3
22 Bolton Wanderers 4 1
23 Blackpool 4 0
24 Fulham 4 0