|Watford:||William Troost-Ekong (Craig Cathcart, min.82), Kiko Femenia, Tom Cleverley (Nathaniel Chalobah, min.70), Daniel Bachmann, Ismaila Sarr, Francisco Sierralta, Will Hughes, Andre Gray (Jeremy Ngakia, min.82), Ken Sema (Philip Zinckernagel, min.62), Adam Masina and Troy Deeney (Joao Pedro, min.62)|
|Barnsley:||Victor Adeboyejo (Dominik Frieser, min.57), Michael Sollbauer, Mads Andersen, Jack Walton, Callum Styles (Toby Sibbick, min.89), Cauley Woodrow, Romal Palmer (Herbie Kane, min.68), Alex Mowatt, Michal Helik, Conor Chaplin (Carlton Morris, min.57) and Callum Brittain|
|Goals:||Troy Deeney (1-0, min. 27)|
Barnsley fell to an away defeat at the hands of Watford at Vicarage Road on Tuesday. Watford were looking to continue their run after winning last match. Barnsley lost 2-0 in the last match they played against Swansea City. As the table looks today, Watford and Barnsley currently occupy 3rd and 10th spots in the league, with 43 points and 34 points respectively after 25 matches.
Watford started the first half well, thanks to Troy Deeney opening the scoring, 27 minutes in, finalising the first half with a 1-0. Both teams unable to deliver anything further, the score remained at 1-0 at full time.
For Watford Joao Pedro, Philip Zinckernagel, Nathaniel Chalobah, Jeremy Ngakia and Craig Cathcart came on for Troy Deeney, Ken Sema, Tom Cleverley, Andre Gray and William Troost-Ekong, while Barnsley brought on Dominik Frieser, Carlton Morris, Herbie Kane and Toby Sibbick to replace Victor Adeboyejo, Conor Chaplin, Romal Palmer and Callum Styles.
There were bookings for Ismaila Sarr from Watford and Michael Sollbauer for Barnsley.
Watford will next travel to Stoke City, while Barnsley will face Cardiff City at home.