Hull: Clucas Cracker Helps 10-Man Tigers To Victory Over Watford (Video)

Alan Duffy

22nd, April 2017

Hull City produced a superb battling display at home to Watford on Saturday, with the relegation-threatened side beating Watford by two goals to one, despite having to play most of the game with 10 men.

Sam Clucas netted the goal of the game, with the Hull man executing a magnificent long-range effort after a corner had been cleared.

The hosts got off to an awful start, with Oumar Niasse sent off rather controversially after a challenge on M’Baye Niang on 25 minutes.

However, ‘keeper Eldin Jakupovic in fine form throughout, thwarting both Sebastian Prodl and Etienne Capoue.

After the break, the Tigers took the lead themselves, with ex-Liverpool Lazar Markovic firing hoime after his initial header came back off the bar.

Things got even better for the resilient Tigers when, on 71 minutes, Clucas controlled a cleared ball on his chest before volleying home past Heurelho Gomes.

The win sees Hull stay two points clear of the drop-zone as Marco Silva’s positive impact continues to be felt at the KCOM Stadium.

As for Watford, they stay 10th after a disappointing afternoon.

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