Sheffield Wednesday 1-4 Watford
Sheffield Wednesday seemed to fall to pieces without head coach Stuart Gray, who was at his sons wedding. Three wins and three losses in their last six games is considered good in the blue half of Sheffield, considering they had won only one game in seventeen at the start of the season under former manager Dave Jones.
A play off place seemed unlikely for Sannino’s Watford, however, that didn’t stop them hammering four past the Owls. The Hornets were in control from early on in the game after Gabriele Angella scored from close range to put the visitors in the lead. Lewis McGugan soon made it two when he headed home past keeper Chris Kirkland. An early second half goal followed when Troy Deeney ran through one-on-one with Kirkland and casually passed the ball into the empty net once the keeper had committed himself. Deeney then made it four when the ball broke to him inside the six yard box after a goalmouth scramble. All he had to do was help the ball on its way to the net.
The Owls did get a consolation goal when Benik Afobe nodded home a Liam Palmer cross, but the Hornets left the Owls stinging.