Dennis , Ekong in action as Watford hold Ajayi’s West Brom in the English Championship


Super Eagles stars Emmanuel Dennis and Williams Troost-Ekong were in action for Watford in a 1-1 draw vs Semi Ajayi’s West Brom on Monday night .

 

The English Championship match at the Hawthorns saw Emmanuel Dennis and Semi Ajayi named in their respective clubs starting XI while Williams Troost-Ekong came on a substitute later in the game .

 

Watford’s Senegalese forward Ismaila Sarr opened the scoring in the 12th minute with a classic finish from the half way line to beat West Brom goalkepeer David Button .

 

West Brom leveled scores at 1-1 just before the half time break through Karl Grant .

In the second half, Semi Ajayi brought down Ismaila Sarr in the box and the Hornets where awarded a Penalty kick.

 

Ismaila Sarr’s spot kick was saved by West Brom goalkepeer David Button to deny Watford a second win of the season .

 

West Brom turned the heat on the Hornets whose manager elected to introduce Super Eagles assistant captain Williams Troost-Ekong for his first appearance of the season in the 83rd minute .

Watford held on for a 1-1 draw as they continue their push for promotion to the English Premier League .

 

Super Eagles goalkepeer Maduka Okoye and winger Samuel Kalu were again missing in the Matchday squad for Watford .

 

West Brom will next face Sheffield United Fc on August 11 while Watford will entertain Vincent Kompany’s Burnley on the 8th of August 2022 .

 

Blackburn Rovers lead the English Championship standings with six points from 2 matches . West Brom have two points courtesy of the two draws while Watford will add a point to their 3 points from week one .

 



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