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Woeful Watford's home troubles continue with Burnley defeat

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Woeful Watford's home troubles continue with Burnley defeat
Soccer Football - Premier League - Watford v Burnley - Vicarage Road, Watford, Britain - November 23, 2019 Burnley's James Tarkowski scores their third goal Action Images via Reuters/Molly Darlington   -   Copyright  MOLLY DARLINGTON(Reuters)
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(Reuters) – Bottom club Watford’s miserable season continued with a 3-0 defeat to a clinical Burnley at Vicarage Road in the Premier League on Saturday.

Watford have now gone 11 league home games without a win while the victory ended a run of eight away games without a victory for Sean Dyche’s Burnley.

The visitors took the lead through Kiwi international Chris Wood, who hooked home in the 53rd minute after a James Tarkowski header from a corner was deflected towards him — the goal was Wood’s sixth in six games.

Ashley Barnes made it 2-0 from the spot in the 83rd minute, converting after a VAR review ruled Jose Holebas had fouled Barnes in the box.

Defender Tarkowski then wrapped up the win, beating Ben Foster at the second attempt after being left unmarked from a free-kick.

(Reporting by Simon Evans; editing by Tony Lawrence)

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