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Watford 2-0 Manchester United: Ismaila Sarr and Troy Deeney handed Nigel Pearson his first win as Watford head coach

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Watford 2-0 Manchester United: Ismaila Sarr and Troy Deeney handed Nigel Pearson his first win as Watford head coach

Manchester United sit eighth with 25 points after a first defeat in seven matches.

Watford secure a huge win over Manchester United to earn their first home victory of the campaign.

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Manchester United players unhappy as Watford defeat them by 2-0

It is only the second time the Hornets have beaten United in the Premier League and it has come at a perfect time for Nigel Pearson, moving his team to within six points of safety.

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Watford celebrates victory over Manchester United

Two quickfire second-half goals from Ismaila Sarr and Troy Deeney handed Nigel Pearson his first win as Watford head coach as they beat Manchester United 2-0.

Sarr opened the scoring five minutes into the second half, with his shot slipping through the hands of David De Gea at his near post.

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David De Gea of Manchester United fails to save a shot from Ismaila Sarr of Watford
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Watford’s English striker Troy Deeney celebrates

The winger was then fouled by Aaron Wan-Bissaka inside the penalty area just two minutes and 45 seconds later to allow Deeney to double the lead from the spot for his first goal of the season.

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Ben Foster denied Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford

Ben Foster denied Man Utd substitute Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford late on as bottom-placed Watford claimed a first home win of the season to move level with Norwich City in 19th on 12 points.

What Next For Manchester United?

Manchester United will welcome Newcastle United to Old-Trafford, Manchester on 26th Dec 2019 [Boxing Day] as the Premier League continues.




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