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Who was the West Ham man of the match at Watford on Saturday?

PUBLISHED: 12:30 27 February 2017

Watford's Troy Deeney scores his side's first goal of the game during the Premier League match at Vicarage Road, Watford.

Watford's Troy Deeney scores his side's first goal of the game during the Premier League match at Vicarage Road, Watford.

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Check out the best and the worst Hammers from the draw at Vicarage Road

Watford's M'Baye Niang (left) and West Ham United's Cheikhou Kouyate battle for the ball during the Premier League match at Vicarage Road, Watford.Watford's M'Baye Niang (left) and West Ham United's Cheikhou Kouyate battle for the ball during the Premier League match at Vicarage Road, Watford.

RATINGS

DARREN RANDOLPH 6

Only had the penalty to save and got nowhere near that, alsodwelt on the ball for too long at times and almost cost them a goal.

CHEIKHOU KOUYATE 6

West Ham United's Pedro Obiang (left) and Watford's Etienne Capoue battle for the ball during the Premier League match at Vicarage Road, Watford.West Ham United's Pedro Obiang (left) and Watford's Etienne Capoue battle for the ball during the Premier League match at Vicarage Road, Watford.

Gave away the early goal for the second game running, this time conceding a penalty and was out of position more than once. Improved in the second half both in defence and attack and should have had a penalty.

WINSTON REID 6

Not one of his best games and looked strangely hesitant at times. Unlike him and hopefully only a blip.

JOSE FONTE 7

Watford's Valon Behrami (left) West Ham United's Manuel Lanzini battle for the ball during the Premier League match at Vicarage Road, Watford.Watford's Valon Behrami (left) West Ham United's Manuel Lanzini battle for the ball during the Premier League match at Vicarage Road, Watford.

Had a great chance at the other end and otherwise defended well under pressure from the Watford front line. Will be happy with his performance.

AARON CRESSWELL 8

Back to his best form. He defended stoutly, but it was going forward where he had most effect with some superb, dangerous crosses which should have led to a couple of goals.

MARK NOBLE 6

West Ham United's Michail Antonio appeals the decision of referee Craig Pawson during the Premier League match at Vicarage Road, Watford.West Ham United's Michail Antonio appeals the decision of referee Craig Pawson during the Premier League match at Vicarage Road, Watford.

Tough game for the skipper who was turned too often by the Watford midfield and gave the ball away. Kept battling right to the end though as any skipper should.

PEDRO OBIANG 8

While there was panic in the West Ham ranks in that first 20 minutes, it was Obiang who held things together. Won the ball with good tackling and passed the ball with precision.

SOFIANE FEGHOULI 7

West Ham United's Michail Antonio (left) and Watford's Younes Kaboul battle for the ball during the Premier League match at Vicarage Road, Watford.West Ham United's Michail Antonio (left) and Watford's Younes Kaboul battle for the ball during the Premier League match at Vicarage Road, Watford.

Had his moments and certainly didn’t disappear when things were not going well. Lost the ball in the tackle too often, but came through that to provide a good attacking option.

ROBERT SNODGRASS 6

Not his best game so far by any means. Had two good chances which he squandered and his set-pieces were a little off before he was replaced just after the hour.

MANUEL LANZINI 8* (man of the match)

Not in the match early on, but as the game wore on, he became more and more important, prompting the attacks and setting up the equalising goal.

MICHAIL ANTONIO 8

Never stopped running and holding off defenders, he was a nuisance for most of the afternoon and set up the goal by hitting both posts and teeing up Ayew. Harshly booked for a second time on appeal by the Watford players.

SUBSTITUTE

ANDRE AYEW 7 (for Snodgrass, 65)

Came on and made a real difference as he added more firepower up front alongside Antonio. He was there for the vital rebound to score his second goal for the club.


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