Watford astonishingly came from behind to beat Arsenal at Vicarage Road Stadium, according to the Guardian. Goals from substitute Troy Deeney (71') and Tom Cleverly ensured the Hornets seals maximum points at home. However, Arsenal went ahead when Per Mertesacker headed home the lead for the visitors in the thirty-ninth minute but failed to double the lead in the second half, squandering chances in front of goal and eventually conceded two late goals. The Hornets attempted few chances up field but were able to utilize chances they had. The victory sends Watford into fourth with thirteen points, while Arsenal drops to sixth with thirteen points.

Here's an analysis of the Match.

Watford outlook

Starting XI and individual performance points: Goalkeeper - Heurelho Gomes (7.40). Defender - Christian Kabasele (7.22), Adrian Mariappa (6.48), Miguel Britos (6.72). Midfielder - Kiko Femenía (6.68), José Holebas (6.91), Abdoulaye Doucouré (6.94), Tom Cleverley (7.71). Forward - Roberto Pereyra (6.48), Andre Gray (six points), Richarlison (7.32). Used substitutes - Etienne Capoue (6.38), André Carrillo (6.37), Troy Deeney (7.20).

Starting XI and individual performance points: Goalkeeper - Arsenal often stole the ball from Watford players but weak at finishing.

Style of play: Arsene Wenger's men largely launched attacks down the left wing.

Arsenal outlook

Starting XI and individual performance points: Goalkeeper - Petr Cech (5.88). Defender - Laurent Koscielny (7.28), Per Mertesacker (8.85), Nacho Monreal (six points), Héctor Bellerín (5.82), Sead Kolasinac (six points). Midfielder - Mohamed El Neny (6.41), Granit Xhaka (7.48), Alex Iwobi (6.49), Danny Welbeck (6.63).

Forward - Alexandre Lacazette (6.58). Used substitutes - Olivier Giroud (5.77), Mesut Özil (6.18), Rob Holding (6.22).

Team's strength and weakness: Marco Silva's side also stole possession from Arsenal and were fantastic at scoring goals.

Style of play: Watford operated through both flanks, favored through balls and short passes.

Man of the Match

Despite Arsenal's loss, Per Mertesacker brilliantly manned the defensive line for the visitors. Furthermore, The German defender opened the scoring for Arsenal in the thirty-ninth minute.

Both teams' upcoming matches

Watford faces Chelsea on the road on Saturday 21 October. A day after, Arsenal hits the road to take on Everton at Goodison Park.