- Redmond scores on debut
- Capoue with first Watford goal
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- Puel, Mazzarri draw in first PL game
Southampton and 10-man Watford drew 1-1 at St Mary’s on Saturday on the opening day of the season.
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However, the Hornets dominated after that with Capoue popping up in the right place at the right time to tap home his first goal for the club. 1-0.
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Saints just couldn’t get hold of the ball as Watford continued to pour forward and Puel looked concerned on the sidelines.
Dusan Tadic clipped in a ball which Long headed just wide at the far post and Redmond then volleyed just wide.
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Saints pushed hard in the second half and grabbed a deserved equalizer before the hour mark as a corner fell to Redmond and he calmly volleyed home through a crowd. 1-1.
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Watson, who only came on as a sub in the second half, was shown a straight red card for hauling down Long as he raced clear and the Hornets played the last 15 minutes with 10-men.
Saints pushed hard for a winner but Long completely missed the ball after Matt Targett‘s pull back and then Redmond was flagged for an offside decision after putting the ball into the net.