Watford’s Brazilian teenager Joao Pedro scored a sensational winner because the Hornets earned a narrow 1-0 win over struggling Derby at Satisfaction Park.
The 19-year-old – who signed from Fluminense in January – collected Bill Wilmot’s short pass, turned plus curled an unstoppable effort past Rams goalkeeper David Marshall in order to earn Vladimir Ivic’s team a 3rd 1-0 win in the opening 5 games of the season.
It was the moment of quality that will lit up a largely unadventurous game, though Duane Holmes acquired struck over the bar in the greatest chance of the first half and Nathaniel Chalobah was denied a penalty for the hour mark after a block simply by George Evans.
The particular victory moves Watford up to 5th in the Sky Bet Championship table, whilst Derby remain 20th after their particular fourth defeat in the opening 5 games.
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Exactly what is next?
Derby are usually next in action on Tuesday Oct 20, when they travel to the Ruben Smith’s Stadium to take on Huddersfield, survive Sky Sports Football Red Key. Watford, meanwhile, host Blackburn from Vicarage Road on Wednesday Oct 21, also live on Sky Sports activities Football Red Button.
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