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H. Barnes
J. Maddison
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J. Vardy
H. Barnes
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H. Barnes
M. Albrighton
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J. Vardy
J. Maddison
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J. Maddison
Y. Tielemans
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Commentary

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Watford now just have a battle with Norwich to see who will finish bottom of the table, as just one point separates them. Meanwhile Leicester move up to ninth, ahead of their game in hand on Thursday which sees them face Chelsea.
Leicester come from behind to put on a fine performance and beat Watford 5-1 at Vicarage Road, who have already had their relegation to the Championship confirmed. The hosts started the game well, with Joao Pedro firing them ahead on six minutes, but two goals in quick succession from Maddison and Vardy saw the visitors lead at the break. Barnes then made it 3-1 just seconds after the restart after Watford switched off at the back from kick off, before Vardy made it four and Barnes then rounded off the win with his second of the game late on.
90' + 2' FULL-TIME: WATFORD 1-5 LEICESTER
90' There will be a minimum of two minutes added time played at the end of the second half.
88' Leicester could still finish as high as eighth this season and they are doing a good job of improving their goal difference today, which is now better then the other teams around them.
J. Maddison
Assist
86' Maddison has been excellent for Leicester today and he's involved in another goal now, laying the ball off to Barnes to his left after a fast break and his team-mate made no mistakes with the finish.
H. Barnes
Goal
86' GOOOAAALLL! BARNES MAKES IT 5-1! Watford lose the ball on the halfway line and Leicester counter quickly through Maddison, who feeds Barnes to his left and the winger only has Foster to beat, coolly sliding it into the bottom right corner of the net.
85' There are a lot of Watford fans heading towards the exits now as their isn't long left to play and they remain 4-1 down, with little sign of that changing.
83' After remaining unbeaten in their final home game in their first nine top-flight seasons (W5 D4), Watford have lost three of their last four (W1), conceding at least four goals in each defeat.
P. Daka
J. Vardy
81' Leicester make their final substitution, with Vardy coming off and Daka is his replacement.
O. Etebo
K. Sema
81' Sema is the Watford man to depart and he has been replaced by Etebo.
80' Watford have just one match remaining after today, a trip to Stamford Bridge to face Chelsea. However, Leicester have two, against Chelsea and Southampton.
78' There seems to be some activity going on down on the Watford bench and it looks like some changes are imminent here, with just over 10 minutes left to play.
76' SAVE! Joao Pedro with another opportunity, after Watford work the ball well in the final third and it comes to Joao Pedro, who only has Ward to beat. However, his effort is too close to the keeper, who makes a good save.
74' It will be interesting to see how many of these Watford players remain at Vicarage Road next season following their relegation to the Championship. An immediate return will be expected by many.
72' Will Watford make any more changes to try and pull a couple of goals back? Surely something needs to happen as Leicester are completely dominating.
H. Barnes
Assist
70' Barnes had time and space on the halfway line to chip the ball over the top of the Watford defence and Vardy did the rest by racing onto it and providing the finish.
J. Vardy
Goal
70' GOOOAAALLL! VARDY MAKES IT FOUR! The striker sprints behind Cathcart after a long ball comes over the top from Barnes and the Watford defender fails to clear, sending Vardy through on goal with just Foster to beat. He shows great composure to flick it past the keeper and into the bottom right corner to make it 4-1!
68' The pace of the game has dropped in the last couple of minutes, with Leicester seeing more of the ball and they are just controlling possession in the middle of the pitch.
66' There is still plenty of time left on the clock for Watford to get back into this game, but they need to try and get Joao Pedro on the ball more in the final third, as he has been their biggest threat today.
64' Leicester have already beaten Watford twice this season, winning 4-2 in the league and 4-1 in the FA Cup. The Foxes have never scored 4+ goals in three games against an opponent in a single season before.
62' SAVE! Sissoko feeds the ball through to Joao Pedro in the penalty area and he tries to beat Ward from a tight angle, but the keeper makes himself as big as possible and pulls off a strong stop.
60' Good chance! Maddison delivers an excellent ball into the box from the right wing and Barnes meets it with a diving header, but he doesn’t make enough contact and the ball flies wide of the Watford goal.
58' CLOSE! Dewsbury-Hall picks the ball up in the Watford half and is allowed time and space to get a shot away at goal from 25 yards out. However, his curling strike flies just wide of the bottom left post, with Foster scrambling across to try and reach it.
D. Amartey
J. Evans
57' Another Leicester change now, with Evans the man coming off and he has been replaced by Amartey. Vardy takes the armband.
Y. Tielemans
Yellow Card
55' Tielemans is shown the first yellow card of the game after a late challenge on Joao Pedro.
52' CLOSE! Leicester counter quickly and catch the hosts out at the back with their pace, as Vardy sprints through on goal and tries to beat Foster from a tight angle. However, his strike flies into the sidenetting!
51' Decent effort! Joao Pedro finds time and space on the edge of the Leicester box and tries to curl the ball into the back of the net, but it’s too close to Ward, who makes a comfortable save.
50' Leicester are looking to complete the Premier League double over Watford for just the second time, previously doing so in their 2015-16 title winning campaign.
48' Watford couldn't have wished for a worse start to the second period, they just didn't concentrate from kick off and now they have to score at least two goals to get something out of this game.
M. Albrighton
Assist
46' Albrighton has only just come onto the pitch for the visitors, but he’s already involved in the action, playing a perfectly placed cross straight into the feet of Barnes, who coolly finished.
H. Barnes
Goal
46' GOOOAAALLL! BARNES MAKES IT 3-1! Leicester get the second half off to the perfect start! They go straight on the attack and Albrighton delivers a good cross into the box from the right and Barnes is unmarked at the far post, who volleys the ball past Foster to extend Leicester’s lead.
46' The second half is under way!
H. Kamara
D. Gosling
46' Gosling comes off for Watford and he has been replaced by Kamara.
M. Albrighton
N. Mendy
46' Both teams have made a change at the break, with Leicester’s seeing Mendy come off and he has been replaced by Albrighton.
There isn't anything to play for here, but you'd have thought that Watford would want to end the season on a high in front of their own supporters, after relegation was confirmed earlier this month. They've shown that they can create chances in front of goal and were unlucky not to be further ahead early on.
Leicester lead 2-1 at the break, despite Joao Pedro firing Watford ahead after just six minutes as the visitors failed to clear the danger from a corner. They should have extended their lead, with Masina hitting the bar, before Ward superbly denied Joao Pedro. However, it didn't stay 1-0 for long, as Maddison equalised on 18 minutes following a poor clearance by Cathcart, before Vardy sent Leicester ahead with a looping header just four minutes later. The visitors then continued to dominate, with Watford unable to level the scoreline before half-time.
45' + 4' HALF-TIME: WATFORD 1-2 LEICESTER
45' + 2' Leicester are pushing forward in search of a third goal before the break, which may be enough to wrap up the win here.
45' There will be a minimum of four minutes added time played at the end of the first half.
43' Over the bar! Gosling plays the ball to Joao Pedro on the edge of the Leicester box and he has a go, but his strike flies high over the crossbar.
41' Another stoppage here as Dewsbury-Hall and Mendy are receiving some treatment from the Leicester medical team, but both should be okay to carry on.
39' There isn’t long left to play before the end of the first half, can Watford score an equaliser before the half-time whistle?
37' It's pretty flat inside Vicarage Road now, with all the noise coming from the travelling Leicester supporters, who will be pleased by their sides' comeback.
35' Not too far away! Castagne gets his head to a deep cross into the box and he tries to glance the ball into the far corner of the net, but it flies wide.
33' SAVE! Leicester continue to push forward in search of a third goal, with Vardy getting into a good position and he lays the ball off to Castagne, who drills a shot at goal. However, Foster does well and makes the save.
32' Stoppage in play here as Maddison is down with an injury and requires some treatment on his knee after an awkward landing in the box. However, he should be fine to continue shortly.
30' We’re at the half an hour mark now and it remains Leicester who lead 2-1 at Vicarage Road, coming from behind thanks to goals from Maddison and Vardy.
28' Maddison has now been involved in eight goals in his seven meetings with Watford in all competitions (5 goals, 3 assists) – against no side has he been involved in more in his English football career.
26' Leicester look like they could score every time they get into the final third, with Maddison and Vardy in particular, looking very dangerous.
24' After a lovely start to the game by Watford, they now find themselves behind after two mistakes at the back and they've got it all to do to get something out of this one.
J. Maddison
Assist
22' Maddison picked Vardy out perfectly with a ball from deep, but the Watford defending is poor, as the striker should never have been able to get his head to that.
J. Vardy
Goal
22' GOOOAAALLL! VARDY SENDS LEICESTER AHEAD! Maddison spots the run of Vardy in behind the Watford defence and the striker gets between Cathcart and Kabasele, heading the ball over Foster who came out to punch it clear and it flies straight into the back of the net. Leicester are now 2-1 ahead!
20' Leicester have scored with their first real attack of the game, with Watford coming undone with some sloppy defending at the back.
Y. Tielemans
Assist
18' Tielemans made sure he put Cathcart under pressure and the Watford defender produced the mistake, allowing the Leicester man to sneak in and he set up Maddison well, who made no mistakes with the finish.
J. Maddison
Goal
18' GOOOAAALLL! LEICESTER EQUALISE! A long ball comes over the top of the Watford defence and Cathcart produces a poor header, which falls straight to Tielemans in the box and he flicks it to Maddison to his right, who is unmarked and powers his effort into the back of the net. It’s 1-1.
17' Watford could be 3-0 ahead by now with the goalscoring chances they've had, but the woodwork and Ward have saved them.
15' Watford kept their first clean sheet in 23 Premier League home games in their 0-0 draw with Everton last time out. They last kept consecutive top-flight shutouts at Vicarage Road in December 2019.
13' SAVE! Joao Pedro with a great opportunity to double Watford's lead! A low cross comes into the box from the right wing by Ngakia and Joao Pedro gets to the ball ahead of his marker and pokes it towards the bottom right corner. However, Ward shows excellent reactions to get down quickly and make the save.
12' OFF THE BAR! Masina goes for the ball as a deep corner is delivered into the box, but he doesn't make great contact with it and it strikes a Leicester defender. However, the rebound falls to his feet and he powers an effort towards goal, but it strikes the crossbar! So close to making it 2-0.
10' This is a great start to the game for Watford, they look dangerous in attack and have Leicester on the back foot at the moment, who are yet to get going.
8' Not too far away! Dewsbury-Hall gets into a good position deep inside the Watford penalty area, he then drills a low cross into the six-yard box, but none of his team-mates react to it and the ball goes out of play.
João Pedro
Goal
6' GOOOAAALLL! WATFORD TAKE THE LEAD! A corner comes into the box from the right and Joao Pedro tries to flick it on at the near post, but misses it and the ball then strikes Tielemans, who can’t react quickly enough to it. Joao Pedro gets a bit of luck as the ball comes straight back to him and he volleys it towards goal, with Castagne unable to prevent it from crossing the line! They lead 1-0.
5' Watford win a free-kick deep inside the Leicester half down the right wing, but the set piece is cut out at the near post and goes behind for a corner. Can they work an opportunity here?
3' Bit of a slow start here, with both teams not showing great intensity to push forward and score an early goal. Neither side have anything to play for, as Watford are already down and Leicester are unable to qualify for Europe this season.
1' We're under way!
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There is a surprise in goal for Leicester, with Schmeichel dropping to the bench and he has been replaced between the sticks by Ward. There are two other changes, with Amartey and Lookman missing out and they have been replaced by Fofana and Mendy.
Roy Hodgson names the same starting line-up that faced Everton in midweek and secured a point in a goalless draw at home, with a front three of Kalu, Joao Pedro and Sema.
LEICESTER SUBS: Kasper Schmeichel, Caglar Soyuncu, Marc Albrighton, Kelechi Iheanacho, Ayoze Perez, Daniel Amartey, Patson Daka, Luke Thomas, Ademola Lookman.
LEICESTER (4-3-3): Danny Ward; James Justin, Wesley Fofana, Jonny Evans, Timothy Castagne; Nampalys Mendy, Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall, Youri Tielemans; Harvey Barnes, Jamie Vardy, James Maddison.
WATFORD SUBS: Daniel Bachmann, Peter Etebo, William Troost-Ekong, Hassane Kamara, Francisco Sierralta, Kwadwo Baah, James Morris, Tiago Cukur.
WATFORD (4-3-3): Ben Foster; Jeremy Ngakia, Craig Cathcart, Christian Kabasele, Adam Masina; Moussa Sissoko, Edo Kayembe, Dan Gosling; Samuel Kalu, Joao Pedro, Ken Sema.
Meanwhile Leicester are 10th, but unable to challenge for a European spot after recent defeats saw them slip too far behind West Ham in seventh. The Foxes beat Norwich 3-0 last time out, thanks to a Jamie Vardy brace and a James Maddison strike.
Already relegated Watford welcome Leicester in their final Premier League home game of the season, hoping to end a 12-game winless streak at Vicarage Road. They are now trying to prevent a bottom finish, with Norwich two points behind them at the moment at the foot of the table.
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