Manchester United travelled to the Vicarage Road to face Watford on Matchday 12 of the 2021-22 Premier League season. The game ended in a big and shocking 4-1 defeat for the Red Devils, as Joshua King and Ismailia Sarr gave the Hornets a 2-0 lead in the first half. Van de Beek came on and got one back for United, but goals from Joao Pedro and Dennis in added time sealed the win for Watford. The defeat took Man United down to seventh in the standings with 17 points from 12 games, and are now six behind fourth-placed West Ham United and 12 behind leaders Chelsea. Watford’s win took them to 16th with 13 points from their 12 games, as they are now four points clear from the relegation zone.
We’ve broken down all the key stats for you to digest, including;
* shot maps
* xT (expected threat)
* pass networks
* xG timelines * defensive duels
* average positions and much more!
We also try to answer some questions for you with the visuals;
Who had the highest number of final third passes for Watford? Which Man United player created the highest xG in the match?
To navigate the stats gallery simply click on the numbers to move through the pages.
At the end of the gallery, you’ll be able to download the full PDF stats report.