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Watford 1-1 Everton: Spoils split between skidding sides


during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and Everton at Vicarage Road on April 9, 2016 in Watford, England.

Stephen Pond

  • Both sides drop below Swansea
  • Everton 14th, Swansea 15th
  • Teams have combined for six points from last 12 matches

James McCarthy and Jose Holebas traded goals as Watford and Everton split points at Vicarage Road on Saturday.

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McCarthy capitalized off a horrific Watford giveaway, hitting a low shot past Heurelho Gomes on the edge of first half stoppage time.

But Watford answered by winning a corner kick, and Holebas rose high at the back post to bundle in his chance.

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500 - Everton have now recorded 500 away points in the Premier League. Milestone.

— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) April 9, 2016

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The Hornets had a terrific free kick opportunity 10 minutes into the second half, but it came to nothing.

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