- Watford scores 3 mins into each half
- Tarkowski scores for Burnley
- Hughes bags beauty
Burnley is off to Fulham on Aug. 26, the same day Watford attempts to go 3-0 with a match against Crystal Palace at Vicarage Road.
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Watford took the lead inside of five minutes, with Andre Gray leaving his feet to direct a pinpoint volley past Joe Hart. That ended the goalkeeper’s shutout streak at 303 minutes and gave Watford its first away league goal since January.
It was 1-1 within minutes, as James Tarkowski leapt to pop a header past the reach of Ben Foster.
Jeff Hendrick has a penalty shout go unheard after deciding not to take a first touch shot near the penalty spot.
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Deeney made it 2-1 with a classy settling of a Abdoulaye Doucoure effort into the box, sliding his shot around a splayed Joe Hart.
Hughes’ goal was magnificent, albeit given plenty of room to operate from Burnley.
Sam Vokes headed wide of the far post in the 70th minute.