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Success Benched As 10-Man Watford Hold Brighton; Newcastle Claim First Win

Success Benched As 10-Man Watford Hold Brighton; Newcastle Claim First Win

Super Eagles forward Isaac Success made Watford’s match-day squad for the first time in the English Premier League this season in Saturday’s 0-0 draw at home to Brighton & Hove Albion, Completesportsnigeria.com.

The Nigerian international was an unused substitute in the encounter.

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The game at the Vicarage Road came to life in the ninth minute when Nathaniel Chalobah’s header from a Tom Cleverley cross was cleared off the line.

Brighton responded through Anthony Knockaert whose shot was parried by Heurelho Gomes in the 23rd minute.

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Two minutes later Miguel Britos was sent off for a rough foul on Knockaert.

In the 38th minute, Chalobah missed a chance to score his first goal of the season when his shot sailed inches off the upright.

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In the second half, Brighton piled more pressure to get the opener with efforts from Knockaert, Tommer Hemed and Jose Izquierdo who squandered a chance outside the box five minutes from time.

In other results, Newcastle recorded their first win of the season with a 3-0 thumping of West Ham.

Joselu, Ciaran Clark and Aleksandar Mitrovic were on the scoresheet for the Magpies.

At Selhurst Park, Swansea bagged their first win of the campaign with a 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace while Huddersfield Town and Southampton played a goalless draw.

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