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Sports News of Sunday, 8 January 2023


Okoye, Ekong gets poor rating as Watford suffered elimination from FA Cup

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Maduka Okoye and William Troost-Ekong were involved Watford’s FA Cup clash with Reading on Saturday.

It was Okoye’s first appearance for Watford since 23rd August, 2022, in a Carabao Cup tie which the Hornets lost 2-0 to visiting MK Dons.

While Ekong returned to the side after being left on the bench for the previous two matches.

However it wasn’t a game to remember for both players, as Watford lost 2-0 and bow out of the cup in the process.

It was who were eliminated in this season’s FA Cup after a 2-0defeat to Reading.

Okoye was beaten for the first time in the first half added, and conceded the second in the final minute of second half.

He made just one save in the game and was given the rating of 3.1. Ekong on his part also played the entire 90 minutes, committed two fouls and given the rating of 3.5.