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Watford end wait for away victory at Burnley

19 Aug 2018
Burnley FC v Watford FC

Troy Deeney scores and assists in 3-1 victory as Hornets triumph on the road for first time in 13 matches

Watford started the season with consecutive wins after beating Burnley 3-1 for their first away victory of the year.

Andre Gray scored Watford's first away goal  since 2 January after just three minutes when he exchanged passes with Troy Deeney and fired beyond Joe Hart.

Burnley were level three minutes later when James Tarkowski headed in a Johann Berg Gudmundsson corner for his first Premier League goal. 

But Watford went back in front on 48 minutes through Deeney, who received a sublime pass from Abdoulaye Doucoure to slot in.

Three minutes later, Hughes netted a ferocious drive as the Hornets joined Manchester CityChelsea, Tottenham Hotspur and AFC Bournemouth on six points. 

See: Burnley report | Watford report

Next fixtures 

Burnley: 26 Aug v Fulham (A)
Watford: 26 Aug v Palace (H) 

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