The Data 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 well and took the lead when Emmanuel Dennis scored after 10 minutes, 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 when Danny Ings scored. However, the team were unable to make more of an impression. This brought the final score to 3-2.

They both play on Saturday, with Watford hosting Brighton at The Amex at 5:30 pm and Villa against Newcastle at 3pm.