Watford beats QPR to reach FA Cup quarterfinals
LONDON (AP) — Etienne Capoue sent Watford into the quarterfinals of the FA Cup by securing a 1-0 victory over Queens Park Rangers on Friday.
Capoue's volley through a crowded box following a corner in the first minute of stoppage time allowed the Premier League side to see off the second-tier hosts.
In the pick of Saturday's fixtures, Manchester City goes to fourth-tier side Newport in a culture shock for the wealthy defending Premier League champions.
Maddison atones for red card with superb goal for Leicester
LEICESTER, England (AP) — A week after getting sent off for diving, James Maddison showed another side of his game by scoring a brilliant goal to help Leicester beat Watford 2-0 in the English Premier League on Saturday.
The playmaker brought down a long ball forward, juggled the ball past his marker, before sending a low volley into the bottom corner from just inside the area in the 23rd minute.
Watford end 5-match winless run in EPL at Wolves’ expense
WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Watford struck twice in 58 seconds and cruised past Wolverhampton 2-0 to end a five-match winless run in the English Premier League on Saturday.
Watford rose above Wolves into seventh.
Wolves has conceded only one goal in its last seven games in all competitions, but Watford blew them away midway through the first half..
Watford beats Bournemouth 2-0 in EPL
BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — Watford came away from Bournemouth with a deserved 2-0 win in the English Premier League on Saturday.
Richarlison rewarded Watford's second-half superiority with the winner 17 minutes from time, and his first goal for the club since his arrival from Fluminense in the offseason.
Then, with time near, substitute Etienne Capoue struck a fantastic shot into the bottom left corner to ensure Watford ended a run of four consecutive draws against Bournemouth.
Watford dent Arsenal title hopes with shock 2-1 victory
LONDON (AP) — Watford dealt a major blow to Arsenal's Premier League title hopes as it secured a surprise 2-1 victory at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday.
Early strikes from Younes Kaboul and Troy Deeney gave Watford a deserved 2-0 halftime lead before Alex Iwobi pulled a goal back for Arsenal after the break.