Watford head coach Javi Gracia hit out at the decision to send off Jose Holebas in Sunday’s defeat to West Ham and is adamant the club will appeal against it – with the defender set to miss out on the FA Cup final as a result of his dismissal.
Vicarage Road Stadium
West Ham secured their first top-flight Premier League finish in three years as they beat 10-man Watford 4-1 at Vicarage Road on the final day of the season.
Boss Nuno Espirito Santo dismissed suggestions Wolves are on the brink of reaching Europe for the first time in 39 years.
Diogo Jota fired Wolves to victory in their revenge mission against Watford as they took charge of the race for seventh.
Jose Holebas, Tom Cleverley and Adalberto Penaranda are all back in contention for Watford after being declared fit to face Wolves.
Watford manager Javi Gracia was left scratching his head as to why referee Craig Pawson sent Troy Deeney off in the 1-0 defeat to Arsenal.
Arsenal moved back into the Premier League top four as 10-man Watford provided the tonic for their away-day ills.
Watford will be without Jose Holebas, Domingos Quina and Tom Cleverley for Monday’s visit of Arsenal.
Unai Emery has defended the mentality of his Arsenal squad as they continue to struggle away from home.
Watford boss Javi Gracia insists his players will not have one eye on the FA Cup final when they host Arsenal on Monday.
Scott Parker intends to tell the Fulham hierarchy the reasons for their relegation after their fate was sealed with Tuesday’s 4-1 thrashing at Watford.