As it happened: Burnley 1-0 Watford 
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Match report

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FULL-TIME! Burnley 1-0 Watford

Rodriguez scored his 50th goal in a Burnley shirt as the Clarets edge closer to a European place. Watford remain just a point above the relegation zone.
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90+3' Capoue finds Dawson but he heads straight at Pope.
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90+2' Corner for Watford.
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90' There will be five minutes of additional time.
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90' A big chance for Masina who should score from there. He is free in the box and heads the corner over. Should be the equaliser for the Hornets.
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87' Vydra comes close to doubling the lead as he cuts inside Cathcart but he is denied by Foster.
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Another Watford change

85' Deeney is replaced by Gray.
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Watford Change

83' Hughes comes off for Chalobah.
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Change for Burnley

80' Goalscorer Rodriguez is replaced by Erik Pieters.
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Rodriguez finally gets his goal


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The main provider


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78' Taylor is up on his feet but Sarr is still down and may need treatment.
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77' Sarr and Taylor are down after a collision. Taylor misses his header and takes down Sarr with his head.
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GOAL! RODRIGUEZ Burnley 1-0 Watford

73' It's a bitter pill to swallow for Watford as they have been the better team in this half. McNeil plays a delightful cross to Rodriguez who heads the ball into the far corner to give Burnley the lead.
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Yellow Card

McNeil makes a cynical foul to earn the first yellow card of the game.
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70' Rodriguez nicks the ball off Capoue and plays the ball to Brownhill who wastes their chance with an overhit pass.
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Break in play as the players go for a drinks break.
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67' Capoue takes and Deeney's headed effort is cleared off the line by McNeil. Hughes' rebound goes way over the bar.
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66' Watford have a corner.
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Watford on top at the moment looking much better than their first-half showing. Burnley need to pick up the pace.
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64' Sarr runs through on goal but Taylor and Pope combine to clear.
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62' Deeney plays through Welbeck who can't sort out his feet to get the shot off quicker and the threat is neutralised.
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61' Pope spills the corner but reacts quickly to deny an effort from Cathcart.
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60' Hughes wins a corner for Watford.
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53' Mee heads away the resulting corner.
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52' Femenia's cross is headed out for a corner by Mee.
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50' Hughes gathers the ball in midfield and hits a long-range effort that goes wide of the post.
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45' Burnley get us underway.
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Double change for Watford

45' Cathcart and Doucoure come on for Cleverley and Kabasele.
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First-half blues


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HALF-TIME! Burnley 0-0 Watford

Burnley the better of the two teams here as Rodriguez and Vydra came closest to breaking the deadlock. Watford need to offer more in the second-half if they are to penetrate the Clarets' defence.
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45' There will be one minute of additional time.
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43' Cleverley crosses with Pope rising highest to catch his free-kick.
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42' Deeney wins a free-kick after a foul from Mee.
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39' Femenia picks out Dawson who heads up in the air for Pope to claim.
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38' Sarr wins a free-kick on the edge of the D.
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Game is beginning to get scrappy which favours Watford.
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32' Dawson heads over from a corner.
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Burnley have been the better team in the opening half-hour.
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30' Cleverley's free-kick is held by Pope.
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29' Deeney wins a free-kick after a tussle with Tarkowski.
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Dawson denying his former West Brom teammate


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23' Break in play for a drinks break.
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21' Vydra chips Foster and it hits the post before coming back out to Rodriguez who has his effort blocked off the line.
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19' Vydra finds Rodriguez who fires straight at Foster.
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14' Rodriguez heads Westwood's cross into the back of the net but he is ruled out for offside.
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Even in the opening 10 minutes.
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6' Rodriguez hits a half-volley with Foster getting down low to save. Cork couldn't get to the rebound.
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4' Hughes picks out Dawson who heads straight at Pope.
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4' Deeney wins a free-kick after a foul from Cork.
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Watford get us underway
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Black Lives Matter

A minute kneel will be taken in respect of George Floyd's death
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Pearson believes that it's important to be "flexible."

Watford manager Nigel Pearson told Sky Sports: We're flexible which is something that we feel is important. With the number of games that have been coming up quickly, it's always nice to be able to freshen up. This is what we do and then we see how it is for the next one as well. We feel that we have different options and it's important for us to go out there tonight and build on a positive performance from the weekend.
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Dyche's team have seen off the "madness" earlier this week

Burnley manager Sean Dyche told Sky Sports: "We see through some of the madness on and off the pitch. The players give everything and they're renowned for that. "There was no lack of effort the other night. They're (Man City) a good side and they had too many chances. If you do that against the big guns then they'll hurt you which they did."
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Can he make it 8?


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Big night for Foster


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Must win for the Hornets

Watford are one point above the relegation zone and will need a win. They can go four points clear with three points today.
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Just 45 mins to go until kick-off in what is sure to be a close encounter. Will Watford's changes give them the edge they need or will Burnley show resilience from their thrashing on Monday?
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Could Dyche be on his way out?


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The Hornets make two changes

Watford make two changes from the team that drew 1-1 against Leicester City. Abdoulaye Doucoure and Roberto Pereyra are replaced by Tom Cleverley and Danny Welbeck. Nigel Pearson continues the 4-2-3-1 formation.
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Burnley stay the same

No changes from the team that started in Burnley's 5-0 defeat against Man City. Sean Dyche continues the 4-4-2 formation.
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Watford Starting XI


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Burnley Starting XI


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Just over an hour to go!

In just over an hour, Burnley host visitors Watford looking to rectify their performance against Man City whilst Watford will hope that they can turn their last draw into a win. Starting line-ups will be arriving shortly...
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There are reasons for Burnley to be optimistic as well


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The last time Watford played Burnley at Turf Moor


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Watford believe that Burnley will be "well up for the game."

Assistant manager Craig Shakespeare said: "We know that Sean will re-galvanise them and get them up for the game, so [the heavy defeat against Man City] can work both ways, of course. "They'll be well up for the game, knowing what they're about and what they have been about. "We have to give them the due respect they deserve, because of where they are in the table. Yes, they're a few players down, but they've still got their first 11, 12 good players."
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Burnley's next few games are "important" and Dyche urges his players to act "professionally."

Burnley manager Sean Dyche said: "The players know these games are important and they have to, professionally, get on with these things. "No matter how disappointed they were, or are, or continue to be, that will have to be just pushed aside while we get on with the football because that is their professional requirement and it is still an important time for us, as well. "Yet again, it's another tough Premier League game."
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How to Watch

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Team News

Burnley remain without Ashley Barnes, Chris Wood and Johann Berg Gudmundsson for this evenings fixture. Phil Bardsley has now signed a new contract after agreeing to new terms with the club. Jeff Hendrick, Aaron Lennon, Adam Legzdins and Joe Hart missed out in the City game alongside Bardsley due to the uncertainty of their contracts but Bardsley will remain at Turf Moor. The Hornets have no new injury concerns ahead of their trip to the north of England. Daryl Janmaat and Gerard Deulofeu are both out with a knee problem. Isaac Success remains absent with an ankle injury.
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Different sides of the spectrum

Both sides are at different ends of the table with Watford fighting for relegation and Burnley closer to a European place than the drop zone. Last time out, Burnley were thrashed away to Manchester City 5-0 whilst Watford scored a late equaliser to draw against Leicester.
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Kick-Off Time

Burnley vs Watford will be played at Turf Moor, Burnley, with kick-off at 6pm.
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Welcome to's live coverage of the Premier League game between Burnley and Watford. My name is Kirshon Wilkins and I'll be your host for the game with pre-match analysis, team news and live updates.