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Stats Zone: Watford win nailbiter against Aston Villa

Watford took control of the Premier League game at home to Aston Villa and were ahead 2-0. The third period saw a spirited fightback from Aston Villa that fell just short and Watford ultimately won the match 3-2.

Watford started the match best and took the lead early when Emmanuel Dennis scored in the 10th minute, making it 0-1.

The team increased the lead to 2-0 just before the half-time whistle as Ismaila Sarr scored, with an assist by Emmanuel Dennis.

In the 67th minute, Cucho Hernandez scored, from a pass from Tom Cleverley, to increase the lead for Watford.

Aston Villa’s John McGinn also scored in the 70th minute as he scored, with an assist by Leon Bailey.

Aston Villa pulled one back again in the 90th minute of the game as Danny Ings scored. But the team ran out of steam. This brought the final score to 3-2.

On Saturday, Watford will host Brighton at 5:30 pm and Villa will play against Newcastle at 3pm.