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Watford 3-4 Blackpool

Blackpool equalised three times before Alan Gow's last-gasp winner.

Grzegorz Rasiak's backheel set up Will Hoskins, who fired Watford ahead and then sent a shot against the post.

Keith Southern's drive made it 1-1 and Rasiak headed home John Harley's free-kick before Ben Burgess' attempted chip brought Blackpool level again.

Tommy Smith netted a penalty after Burgess fouled John Eustace, but Pool hit back with a close-range finish from Taylor-Fletcher, who then set up Gow.


Blackpool manager Simon Grayson:
"We knew that we could win here because I totally believe in the players that I've got, but when you concede so early and you go 1-1, 2-1 down it shows a lot about the players who have got a lot of desire to succeed and never know when they're beaten.

"When it gets to 3-3 in the latter stages you'll accept the draw, but obviously to win it in the last minute or so of injury time was a fantastic result for us."

Watford boss Aidy Boothroyd:
"Again (it was) great entertainment for you fellas I would imagine, and the neutral, but you score three goals at home you win the game - you score three goals anywhere you win the game.

"The bottom line obviously is our attacking play is terrific and we're scoring goals and we're making lots of goals and the two front players were wonderful today.

"But we're making silly individual errors and you can work as much as you want on the training pitch, but these are the same players that have got promotions at other clubs and at this club.

"At this moment in time, for whatever reason, there's some absolute howlers taking place."


Watford: Lee, Sadler, DeMerit, Ward, Doyley, Eustace, Harley, Smith, O'Toole (Williamson 62), Rasiak, Hoskins.
Subs Not Used: Tyler, Robinson, McAnuff, Mariappa.

Booked: Harley.

Goals: Hoskins 4, Rasiak 36, Smith 68 pen.

Blackpool: Rachubka, Coid, Evatt, Vaughan (Hammill 69), Barker, Southern, Taylor-Fletcher, Jorgensen, Edwards, Gow, Burgess.
Subs Not Used: Broomes, Fox, Camara, Mitchley.

Booked: Southern, Taylor-Fletcher, Hammill.

Goals: Southern 18, Burgess 56, Taylor-Fletcher 85, Gow 90.

Att: 13,517

Ref: Roger East (Wiltshire).

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