Feb 2, 2013 at 3pm UK at ​Vicarage Road
Watford
2-1
BoltonBolton Wanderers
Abdi (70'), Vydra (36')
Cassetti (66'), Abdi (73')
FT(HT: 1-1)
Sordell (32' pen.)
Pratley (66'), Spearing (75'), Ricketts (88'), De Ridder (90')

Half-Time Report: All square between Watford, Bolton Wanderers

Watford players celebrate their teams second goal against Nottingham Forst on January 26, 2013
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Matej Vydra cancels out Marvin Sordell's goal to ensure that Watford head into the break level at 1-1 with Bolton Wanderers at home.

Watford and Bolton Wanderers have headed into the half-time interval in their Championship game at Vicarage Road levelled at 1-1.

Chances were few and far between in the first half, as the two sides failed to assert their supremacy on the game.

Darren Pratley tried to make the breakthrough for Bolton in the fifth minute when he took a shot from just outside the Watford box, but saw his effort go over the Bolton crossbar.

Five minutes later Manuel Almunia kept out a cross from Lee Chung-Yong and at the other end Adam Bogdan denied Troy Deeney.

Cristian Battocchio went close for Watford just before the half-hour mark, but failed to hit the target with a shot taken from just outside the area.

However, Watford were soon 1-0 down, thanks to a penalty from Marvin Sordell in the 32th minute.

Daniel Pudil's challenge on Samuel Ricketts inside the area saw the referee point to the spot from where Sordell made no mistake in putting Bolton in the lead.

The Trotters' lead lasted for just four minutes, as Matej Vydra latched onto Almen Abdi's pass inside the area to restore parity for Watford.


Matej Vydra in action against Blackpool on November 24, 2012
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