Monday 2 October 2006, 8:00pm at Vicarage Road, Watford
Barclays Premier League
Watford
3
King 23'; Young 46', 89'; o.g. Francis 87'
Fulham FC
Fulham
3
McBride 71'; Helguson 83'
Despite a courageous comeback and going ahead after being 2-0 down, Fulham had to settle for a point at Vicarage Road as Ashley Young scored an 88th minute equaliser for the hosts.

23' Goal

Marlon King

46' Goal

Ashley Young

87' Own-goal

Damien Francis

89' Goal

Ashley Young

30' Yellow Card

Gavin Mahon Card was given for a foul

76' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Matthew Spring
Off:Tommy Smith

89' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Darius Henderson
Off:Damien Francis

71' Goal

Brian McBride

83' Goal

Heidar Helguson

45'+6 Yellow Card

Heidar Helguson Card was given for a foul

66' Yellow Card

Ian Pearce Card was given for a foul

73' Yellow Card

Tomasz Radzinski Card was given for a foul

53' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Wayne Routledge
Off:Carlos Bocanegra

59' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Brian McBride
Off:Collins John

62' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Tomasz Radzinski
Off:Moritz Volz

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90:00: Attacking throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

90:00: Foul by Matthew Spring(Watford) on Brian McBride(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

90:00: Attacking throw-in by Gavin Mahon(Watford).

90:00: Goal kick taken long by Ben Foster(Watford).

90:00: Attacking throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

90:00: Foul by Dan Shittu(Watford) on Heidar Helguson(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

89:49: Attacking throw-in by Gavin Mahon(Watford).

89:33: Foul by Ian Pearce(Fulham) on Marlon King(Watford). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Marlon King(Watford) from left channel, passed.

88:44: Goal - Goal by Ashley Young(Watford) volleyed right-footed (bottom-left of goal) from centre of penalty area (18 yards).Watford 3-3 Fulham.

88:27: Attacking throw-in by Gavin Mahon(Watford).

88:01: Substitution - Watford substitution: Damien Francis replaced by Darius Henderson (tactical).

87:48: Attacking throw-in by Jay DeMerit(Watford).

85:54: Goal - Outswinging corner from left by-line taken left-footed by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) to far post, resulting in open play. Own goal by Damien Francis(Watford) right-footed (bottom-left of goal) from own half (6 yards).Watford 2-3 Fulham. Assist (header) by Heidar Helguson(Fulham) from centre of penalty area.

85:09: Foul by Malky Mackay(Watford) on Brian McBride(Fulham). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) from right channel, resulting in open play.

84:01: Attacking throw-in by Jay DeMerit(Watford).

83:51: Handball by Brian McBride(Fulham). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Ben Foster(Watford) from own half, resulting in open play.

82:18: Goal - Headed goal by Heidar Helguson(Fulham) (high centre of goal) from right side of six-yard box (6 yards).Watford 2-2 Fulham. Assist (cross) by Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham) from left side of penalty area.

81:45: Defending throw-in by Jay DeMerit(Watford).

81:22: Defending throw-in by Jay DeMerit(Watford).

80:23: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

79:52: Cross by Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham), resulting in ball out of play. Goal kick taken long by Ben Foster(Watford).

79:21: Foul by Marlon King(Watford) on Zat Knight(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Liam Rosenior(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

78:08: Foul by Gavin Mahon(Watford) on Brian McBride(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Liam Rosenior(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

77:49: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

77:29: Brian McBride(Fulham) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken left-footed by Ben Foster(Watford) from own half, resulting in open play.

76:57: Shot by Ashley Young(Watford) right-footed from right side of penalty area (12 yards), over the bar. Goal kick taken short by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

76:24: Defending throw-in by Malky Mackay(Watford).

75:38: Substitution - Foul by Marlon King(Watford) on Zat Knight(Fulham). Watford substitution: Tommy Smith replaced by Matthew Spring (tactical). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, passed.

74:17: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

73:33: Foul by Michael Brown(Fulham) on Ashley Young(Watford). Free kick crossed right-footed by Ashley Young(Watford) from right wing, resulting in open play.

73:18: Foul by Ian Pearce(Fulham) on Ashley Young(Watford). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Ashley Young(Watford) from right wing, passed.

72:50: Yellow Card - Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham) booked for dissent. Defending throw-in by Jay DeMerit(Watford).

72:13: Attacking throw-in by Gavin Mahon(Watford).

71:26: Cross by Tommy Smith(Watford), clearance by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

70:16: Goal - Cross by Wayne Routledge(Fulham), goal by Brian McBride(Fulham) right-footed (bottom-left of goal) from centre of penalty area (12 yards).Watford 2-1 Fulham. Assist (header) by Heidar Helguson(Fulham) from centre of penalty area.

69:38: Foul by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) on Marlon King(Watford). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Gavin Mahon(Watford) from own half, resulting in open play.

69:17: Foul by Malky Mackay(Watford) on Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

69:05: Attacking throw-in by Gavin Mahon(Watford).

67:59: Attacking throw-in by Gavin Mahon(Watford).

67:28: Foul by Brian McBride(Fulham) on Ben Foster(Watford). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Ben Foster(Watford) from own half, resulting in open play.

67:05: Attacking throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

66:55: Attacking throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

66:22: Cross by Tommy Smith(Watford), header by Hameur Bouazza(Watford) from left side of penalty area (6 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

65:55: Yellow Card - Ian Pearce(Fulham) booked for unsporting behaviour. Attacking throw-in by Tommy Smith(Watford).

64:23: Wayne Routledge(Fulham) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken left-footed by Ben Foster(Watford) from own half, resulting in open play.

63:58: Foul by Marlon King(Watford) on Franck Queudrue(Fulham). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

63:37: Attacking throw-in by Jay DeMerit(Watford).

63:19: Defending throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

62:18: Attacking throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

Substitution made61:36: Substitution - Foul by Jordan Stewart(Watford) on Heidar Helguson(Fulham). Fulham substitution: Moritz Volz replaced by Tomasz Radzinski (tactical). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Liam Rosenior(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

61:21: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

60:59: Foul by Wayne Routledge(Fulham) on Tommy Smith(Watford). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Ben Foster(Watford) from own half, resulting in open play.

60:38: Foul by Ashley Young(Watford) on Liam Rosenior(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Liam Rosenior(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

59:59: Cross by Wayne Routledge(Fulham), clearance by Malky Mackay(Watford).

59:15: Shot by Heidar Helguson(Fulham) left-footed from centre of penalty area (18 yards), brilliant save (caught) by Ben Foster(Watford).

59:02: Marlon King(Watford) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken left-footed by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) from own half, passed.

58:13: Substitution - Collins John(Fulham) caught offside. Fulham substitution: Collins John replaced by Brian McBride (tactical). Indirect free kick taken left-footed by Ben Foster(Watford) from own half, resulting in open play.

57:33: Tommy Smith(Watford) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

56:40: Defending throw-in by Malky Mackay(Watford).

55:54: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

55:21: Shot by Zat Knight(Fulham) right-footed from right channel (35+ yards), missed right. Goal kick taken long by Ben Foster(Watford).

55:10: Cross by Wayne Routledge(Fulham), clearance by Dan Shittu(Watford).

54:33: Marlon King(Watford) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

54:15: Foul by Tommy Smith(Watford) on Michael Brown(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Michael Brown(Fulham) from own half, passed.

53:47: Foul by Jordan Stewart(Watford) on Heidar Helguson(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Liam Rosenior(Fulham) from own half, passed.

53:35: Attacking throw-in by Tommy Smith(Watford).

53:02: Foul by Wayne Routledge(Fulham) on Tommy Smith(Watford). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Jordan Stewart(Watford) from left channel, resulting in open play.

52:08: Substitution - Fulham substitution: Carlos Bocanegra replaced by Wayne Routledge (tactical).Collins John(Fulham) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken left-footed by Ben Foster(Watford) from own half, resulting in open play.

50:40: Foul by Gavin Mahon(Watford) on Moritz Volz(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Liam Rosenior(Fulham) from own half, passed.

50:05: Yellow Card - Foul by Heidar Helguson(Fulham) on Jordan Stewart(Watford). Heidar Helguson(Fulham) booked for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken left-footed by Ben Foster(Watford) from own half, resulting in open play.

48:52: Cross by Liam Rosenior(Fulham), header by Heidar Helguson(Fulham) from centre of penalty area (12 yards), over the bar. Goal kick taken long by Ben Foster(Watford).

48:26: Defending throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

47:59: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

47:33: Defending throw-in by Malky Mackay(Watford).

46:36: Foul by Collins John(Fulham) on Jordan Stewart(Watford). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Ben Foster(Watford) from own half, resulting in open play.

45:15: Goal - Cross by Damien Francis(Watford), goal by Ashley Young(Watford) right-footed (bottom-right of goal) from right side of six-yard box (6 yards).Watford 2-0 Fulham. Assist (cross) by Hameur Bouazza(Watford) from left wing.

45:00: Marlon King(Watford) caught offside.

45:00: Attacking throw-in by Gavin Mahon(Watford).

44:54: Attacking throw-in by Gavin Mahon(Watford).

44:16: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

43:22: Cross by Ashley Young(Watford), resulting in ball out of play. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

43:06: Defending throw-in by Jay DeMerit(Watford).

42:37: Ashley Young(Watford) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

41:40: Shot by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) volleyed right-footed from left channel (30 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken long by Ben Foster(Watford).

40:48: Foul by Heidar Helguson(Fulham) on Malky Mackay(Watford). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Jordan Stewart(Watford) from own half, resulting in open play.

39:39: Foul by Malky Mackay(Watford) on Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

39:07: Attacking throw-in by Gavin Mahon(Watford).

38:29: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

38:03: Defending throw-in by Malky Mackay(Watford).

37:41: Correction - Attacking throw-in by Michael Brown(Fulham).

37:41: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

37:17: Defending throw-in by Jay DeMerit(Watford).

36:28: Foul by Tommy Smith(Watford) on Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham). Free kick crossed left-footed by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) from left by-line, clearance by Marlon King(Watford).

35:28: Heidar Helguson(Fulham) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken left-footed by Ben Foster(Watford) from own half, resulting in open play.

34:40: Defending throw-in by Jay DeMerit(Watford).

34:22: Attacking throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

33:45: Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Collins John(Fulham) to near post, save (punched) by Ben Foster(Watford).

33:22: Attacking throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

33:03: Attacking throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

32:32: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

31:39: Foul by Gavin Mahon(Watford) on Moritz Volz(Fulham). Free kick crossed left-footed by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) from right channel, clearance by Dan Shittu(Watford).

30:58: Foul by Collins John(Fulham) on Jay DeMerit(Watford). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Jay DeMerit(Watford) from own half, resulting in open play.

30:35: Defending throw-in by Jay DeMerit(Watford).

28:49: Yellow Card - Foul by Gavin Mahon(Watford) on Moritz Volz(Fulham). Gavin Mahon(Watford) booked for unsporting behaviour. Free kick curled left-footed by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) from left channel (35 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken long by Ben Foster(Watford).

27:42: Shot by Hameur Bouazza(Watford) right-footed from left channel (20 yards), missed left. Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Ashley Young(Watford) to centre, foul by Marlon King(Watford) on Antti Niemi(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

27:26: Defending throw-in by Malky Mackay(Watford).

26:43: Shot by Gavin Mahon(Watford) right-footed from left channel (30 yards), over the bar. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

26:28: Foul by Moritz Volz(Fulham) on Jordan Stewart(Watford). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Marlon King(Watford) from left wing, passed.

26:04: Collins John(Fulham) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken left-footed by Ben Foster(Watford) from own half, resulting in open play.

25:37: Defending throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

24:43: Foul by Marlon King(Watford) on Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

23:53: Shot by Michael Brown(Fulham) right-footed from right channel (25 yards), over the bar. Goal kick taken long by Ben Foster(Watford).

22:37: Goal - Goal by Marlon King(Watford) right-footed (bottom-right of goal) from right side of penalty area (6 yards).Watford 1-0 Fulham. Assist (pass) by Ashley Young(Watford) from left channel.

22:10: Defending throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

21:41: Defending throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

20:53: Foul by Ashley Young(Watford) on Zat Knight(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

18:29: Shot by Marlon King(Watford) right-footed from left channel (25 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

17:49: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

17:31: Attacking throw-in by Malky Mackay(Watford).

16:18: Shot by Moritz Volz(Fulham) left-footed from left side of penalty area (18 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken long by Ben Foster(Watford).

16:02: Foul by Damien Francis(Watford) on Michael Brown(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Michael Brown(Fulham) from own half, passed.

15:21: Attacking throw-in by Gavin Mahon(Watford).

15:11: Cross by Tommy Smith(Watford), clearance by Zat Knight(Fulham).

14:30: Attacking throw-in by Gavin Mahon(Watford).

14:05: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

13:26: Goal kick taken long by Ben Foster(Watford).

12:34: Cross by Tommy Smith(Watford), shot by Hameur Bouazza(Watford) left-footed from left side of penalty area (18 yards), save (parried) by Antti Niemi(Fulham). Corner from left by-line taken short right-footed by Ashley Young(Watford).

11:39: Foul by Jordan Stewart(Watford) on Heidar Helguson(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

11:22: Attacking throw-in by Malky Mackay(Watford).

11:02: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

10:49: Attacking throw-in by Gavin Mahon(Watford).

10:18: Goal kick taken long by Ben Foster(Watford).

09:48: Foul by Jay DeMerit(Watford) on Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

09:03: Marlon King(Watford) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

08:41: Collins John(Fulham) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken left-footed by Ben Foster(Watford) from own half, resulting in open play.

08:03: Cross by Hameur Bouazza(Watford), save (caught) by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

07:28: Attacking throw-in by Gavin Mahon(Watford).

07:00: Attacking throw-in by Gavin Mahon(Watford).

06:30: Attacking throw-in by Malky Mackay(Watford).

05:59: Collins John(Fulham) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken left-footed by Ben Foster(Watford) from own half, resulting in open play.

05:40: Foul by Hameur Bouazza(Watford) on Michael Brown(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Michael Brown(Fulham) from own half, passed.

04:53: Cross by Liam Rosenior(Fulham), resulting in open play. Heidar Helguson(Fulham) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken left-footed by Ben Foster(Watford) from own half, resulting in open play.

04:15: Collins John(Fulham) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken left-footed by Jordan Stewart(Watford) from own half, resulting in open play.

03:51: Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Tommy Smith(Watford) to centre, clearance by Michael Brown(Fulham).

03:37: Cross by Tommy Smith(Watford), blocked by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

02:57: Goal kick taken long by Ben Foster(Watford).

02:06: Defending throw-in by Jay DeMerit(Watford).

01:26: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

01:03: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

00:38: Defending throw-in by Malky Mackay(Watford).

00:10: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham). 

Match Information

Competition: Barclays Premier League

Date: Monday 2 October 2006
Kick-off: 8:00pm

Venue: Vicarage Road, Watford
Attendance: 17,982

Referee: Mike Riley

Watford

Line-up: Foster; DeMerit, Shittu, MacKay, Stewart; Young, Francis (Henderson 89'), Mahon, Bouazza; Smith (Spring 76'); King

Unused substitutes: Lee, Doyley, Jarrett

Fulham

Line-up: Niemi; Rosenior, Knight, Pearce, Bocanegra (Routledge 53'); Volz (Radzinski 62'), Brown, Diop, Queudrue; John (McBride 59'), Helguson

Unused substitutes: Lastuvka, Claus Jensen

As It Stood Table

Pos Club Pl Pts
1 Manchester United 7 16
2 Chelsea 7 16
3 Bolton Wanderers 7 14
4 Portsmouth 7 13
5 Everton 7 13
6 Aston Villa 7 13
7 Reading 7 13
8 Arsenal 6 11
9 Blackburn Rovers 7 11
10 Liverpool 7 10
11 Fulham 7 9
12 Manchester City 7 8
13 Newcastle United 7 7
14 Tottenham Hotspur 7 7
15 Wigan Athletic 6 5
16 West Ham United 7 5
17 Middlesbrough 7 5
18 Sheffield United 7 5
19 Watford 7 4
20 Charlton Athletic 7 3
Watford (4-4-1-1)
  • 26Ben Foster
  • 6Jay DeMerit
  • 4Danny Shittu
  • 24Malky MacKay
  • 3Jordan Stewart
  • 18Ashley Young
  • 7Damien Francis
  • 8Gavin Mahon
  • 18Hameur Bouazza
  • 8Tommy Smith
  • 9Marlon King
Substitutes
  • 16Richard Lee
  • 12Lloyd Doyley
  • 9Matthew Spring
  • 28Albert Jarrett
  • 10Darius Henderson
Fulham (4-4-2)
  • 29Antti Niemi
  • 7Liam Rosenior
  • 6Zat Knight
  • 19Ian Pearce
  • 3Carlos Bocanegra
  • 2Moritz Volz
  • 8Michael Brown
  • 14Papa Bouba Diop
  • 4Franck Queudrue
  • 15Collins John
  • 9Heidar Helguson
Substitutes
  • 12Jan Lastuvka
  • 16Claus Jensen
  • 22Wayne Routledge
  • 13Tomasz Radzinski
  • 20Brian McBride