Watford dealt a new blow to Manchester United and its coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer this season and beat them 4-1 on Saturday in the twelfth stage of the English Football League.
Watford ended the first half in their favour, with two clean goals, scored by Joshua King and Ismail Sarr in the 28th and 44th minutes, to translate the clear superiority of their team in the first half.
The start of the match witnessed the height of excitement when Ismael Sarr missed a penalty kick for Watford in the ninth minute, which was saved by Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea, who saved the penalty after it was returned by the referee, which Sarr shot again.
In the second half, Manchester United’s performance improved and substitute Donny van de Beek scored a goal for the team in the 50th minute, but the team’s position became more difficult with defender Harry Maguire sent off in the 69th minute for receiving a second warning in the match.
Joao Pedro scored the third goal for Watford in the second minute of overtime for the match, while Emmanuel Denis concluded the scoring in the meeting with the fourth goal for Watford in the sixth minute of overtime.
Watford raised his score to 13 points, knowing that he achieved only his fourth victory in the competition, and Manchester United’s balance froze at 17 points after suffering a fifth defeat, compared to one draw and one victory in the last seven matches he played in the competition.