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Live Reporting

By Tim Oscroft

All times stated are UK

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  1. Post update

    Everton 1-0 Watford

    So, Bernard's goal was enough - thanks for looking in!

    Bernard
  2. Post update

    Everton 1-0 Watford

    Everton have been super-solid at home this year, and will be a tough nut to crack at Goodison Park, without a doubt.

    Watford improved as the game wore on, but they need to find a cutting edge in front of goal.

  3. FULL-TIME

    Everton 1-0 Watford

    It's all over, and Everton win at home again!

  4. CLOSE!

    Everton 1-0 Watford

    Kean again with another chance, collecting a shot one from Bernard and rolling his effort inches wide!

  5. Post update

    Everton 1-0 Watford

    Moise Keane bursts towards the Watford area but lashes his shot a long way wide of the post.

  6. CLOSE!

    Everton 1-0 Watford

    Abdoulaye Doucoure has a great chance in the box after Deeney's shot deflects to him off Michael Keane - but he pulls it badly a long way wide of the post!

    Is that the game for Everton?

  7. Post update

    Everton 1-0 Watford

    Troy Deeney cannot control the ball near the flag, and takes his frustrations out by lashing out with his fist at it.

  8. SUBSTITUTION

    Everton 1-0 Watford

    Gerard Deulofeu is off to a decent ovation, and ex-Everton player Tom Cleverley replaces him.

  9. Post update

    Everton 1-0 Watford

    Moise Kean and Abdoulaye Doucoure collide near the touchline - Everton's new signing is a big lad, and he is already making his presence felt.

  10. Post update

    Everton 1-0 Watford

    Into the last 15 minutes now, Watford have been much better since the break - can they make it pay off in time?

  11. SUBSTITUTION

    Everton 1-0 Watford

    Dominic Calvert-Lewin is off, and Moise Kean is on for Everton. Seconds later, Lucas Digne limps off and Mason Holgate replaces him.

  12. Post update

    Everton 1-0 Watford

    Lucas Digne swings in a rare Everton corner, and then Ben Foster flaps at a return cross seconds later, but Everton can't pressurize any more.

  13. Post update

    Everton 1-0 Watford

    Lovely stuff from Theo Walcott, who burns past Jose Holebas on the right - but then his cross is badly overhit to end the Everton attack.

  14. SUBSTITUTION

    Everton 1-0 Watford

    Will Hughes is off, and here comes Danny Welbeck for his Watford debut.

  15. Post update

    Everton 1-0 Watford

    This is Watford's best spell - they have been the better side since the break.

  16. Post update

    Everton 1-0 Watford

    Roberto Pereyra heads over the bar from close range, but the Argentine complains that Lucas Digne's foot was to high and for a second it gets very heated, with Yerry Mina also getting his two penn'orth in.

  17. SUBSTITUTION

    Everton 1-0 Watford

    Richarlison's day is done, and Theo Walcott is on.

  18. YELLOW CARD

    Everton 1-0 Watford

    Roberto Pereyra is booked for simulation after Gylfi Sigurdsson flicks a foot towards, but not on, him. Lee Mason not impressed - in fact, no-one is...

  19. CLOSE!

    Everton 1-0 Watford

    Richarlison stoops slightly to the free kick, whipped in from the right, and sends a firm header just over the bar!

  20. YELLOW CARD

    Everton 1-0 Watford

    Jose Holebas and Richarlison tangle and the Watford player is booked, followed by a few choice words between the two.