Vital Football

Latest Watford FC News

Zola: 'We could have scored more goals'

Zola: 'We could have scored more goals'

Watford took advantage of Leeds United's two-man disadvantage to record a crushing victory over Neil Warnock's side and climb to 12th in the process.

Gianfranco Zola took a 'gamble' and made five changes, introducing Connor Smith, Ikechi Anya, Mark Yeates, Alex Geijo and Matej Vydra for Jonathan Hogg, Daniel Pudil, Nathaniel Chalobah, Fernando Forestieri and Troy Deeney.

Vydra got the ball rolling in the 27th minute before defender Jason Pearce was rightly dismissed.

Warnock made his remaining two changes at half-time & the decision immediately cost the United gaffer as midfielder Rudolph Austin was withdrawn due to a broken leg, leaving the hosts with nine players.

Almen Abdi made it 2-0 in the 61st minute before Yeates, Vydra, Deeney & Sean Murray rounded off the win.

Speaking afterwards to The Watford Observer, Zola said his side could have scored even more:

'Our counter-attacking looked dangerous and we could have scored more goals,' stated Zola.

"We took a gamble in the first half because we made some changes to refresh the team and played Ikechi Anya, who is normally a more offensive player.

"Plus Matej Vydra up front and I thought that was the difference because whilst we took some risks at times.'

Watford are back at the Vic' next Saturday as they play host to Wolverhampton Wanderers.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Tom Bodell
Date:Saturday November 10 2012
Time: 7:57PM

Comments

0
WOW!! This has been overdue. Well done you 'orns!
oldyella
11/11/2012 14:52:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Watford Articles

Officials - Crystal Palace v Watford (12/12/17)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Crystal Palace and Watford this Tuesday.

Vital View - Premier League - 9th December 2017

The Premier League season continued with the latest round of games played over the weekend, 9th December.

Reactions - Burnley v Watford (9/12/17)

Following today's clash between Burnley and Watford, here are the instant reactions from both managers.

Stats: Burnley v Watford

All the stats from Burnley (1) vs (0) Watford, Turf Moor, 9/12/17 Att: 19,479

Archived Vital Watford Articles

Vital Watford articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Watford
Write For Vital Watford
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Burnley MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Gomes100%
Janmaat0%
Mariappa0%
Kabasele0%
Zeegelaar0%
Cleverley0%
Doucoure0%
Carrillo0%
Pereyra0%
Richarlison0%
Deeney0%
Sub - Holebas0%
Sub - Gray0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Watford Results (view all)

Write for Vital Football