The Data: Sharp shooting from Sarr in Watford’s win over City

Watford defeated visiting Norwich City in the Premier League on Saturday 3-1 (1-1).

Watford started the match well and took the lead early when Emmanuel Dennis found the net in the 17th minute, with an assist by Kiko Femenia, making it 1-0.

Norwich City equalised to make it 1-1, as Teemu Pukki scored, with an assist by Mathias Normann, in the 35th minute.

With barely 30 minutes on the clock, Watford’s Ismaila Sarr scored with an assist by Joshua King, and gave Watford the lead.

Ismaila Sarr again increased Watford’s lead in the 80th minute, what brought the final score to 3-1.

Norwich City’s losing streak now tallies five in a row.

Norwich City have 5 losses with a 2–14 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Watford have 2 wins and and 3 losses and a 6–8 goal difference.

The last meeting between the teams ended in a 1-0 away win for Watford in April 2021.

Norwich City have scored 2 goals. They have scored two goals at home. They’ve conceded 14 goals in total.

Watford have scored 6 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 6 goals. They’ve conceded 8 goals in total.

Norwich City have opened the score in 0 of their 4 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 0 percent when scoring the first goal. Watford have scored 66 percent of their goals in the first 45 minutes, with a -1 (2–3) goal difference.

After this game in the Premier League, Norwich City will take on Everton (away) on 24 September 2021, Burnley (away) on 01 October 2021 and Brighton (home) on 15 October 2021. Watford play Newcastle (home) on 24 September 2021, Leeds (away) on 01 October 2021 and Liverpool (home) on 15 October 2021.

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