Sunday, 7 April 2019

Watford Beat Wolves 3-2; To Face Man City In FA Cup Finals

Watford will face Manchester City in the finals of the English FA Cup after they came from a two goals down to beat Wolves 3-2 after extra time in a pulsating semi-final clash played at the Wembley stadium on Sunday reports

Matt Doherty and Raul Jimenez scored in either half of normal time to put Wolves ahead but Gerard Deulofeu came off the bench to turn the tie on its head, scoring a world-class goal with 11 minutes to go to set up a dramatic finale

Watford’s pressure was relentless and it told as Troy Deeney was tripped by Leander Dendoncker in the final seconds of the match at Wembley, allowing the Hornets’ skipper to brush himself down and convert for extra time.

Deulofeu then scored the decisive fifth goal of the match in the first half of extra time, becoming the seventh player to score a brace in the semi-final of an FA Cup tie and setting up a showdown with Manchester City here in a month’s time.

The win was second for Watford in eight previous encounters in this competitions.

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