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Ipswich Town (1) 1 - 2 (0) Watford

NPower Championship 2011-12

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Referee: K Stroud

Manager: Paul Jewell

Portman Road 15:00

Attendance: 16,262

Manager: Sean Dyche

Match Number: 3432


 Keith Andrews (45)
 Marvin Sordell (70)
 Troy Deeney (74)


Prince BuabenJohn Eustace (65)
Chris IwelumoTroy Deeney (66)
Michael KightlyCraig Beattie (89)


 Keith Andrews (82)
 Nyron Nosworthy (50)
 Carl Dickinson (62)
 Marvin Sordell (80)



Scott Loach

Lee Hodson

Carl Dickinson

Adrian Mariappa

Nyron Nosworthy

Mark Yeates

Michael Kightly

Prince Buaben

Jonathan Hogg

Chris Iwelumo

Marvin Sordell



Jonathan Bond

David Mirfin

John Eustace

Troy Deeney

Craig Beattie

Match Report

Hornets heap more woe on Tractor Boys

Ipswich slipped to a seventh successive npower Championship defeat as Watford came from behind in four second-half minutes to win 2-1 at Portman Road.

Town have not experienced such a disastrous run of results since 1994-95, when they fell to eight consecutive losses in the top flight including a 9-0 mauling at Manchester United.

The writing was certainly on the wall going into what was by and large an evenly-contested and open encounter, with the Suffolk club having failed to win any of their last 13 meetings with Watford.

That sequence looked under threat as skipper Keith Andrews headed Town into the lead on the stroke of half-time with his sixth goal of the season.

But, after Mark Yeates had seen his free-kick hit the crossbar, Marvin Sordell - guilty of a glaring first-half miss - levelled matters from the penalty spot having been brought down by Ibrahima Sonko.

And the transformation was quickly complete as Troy Deeney capitalised on Lee Martin's defensive hesitancy, ensuring Ipswich threw away a winning position for the third time in four games.

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