The home side Watford took control of the game against Aston Villa and had a 2-0 lead. The third period saw Villa coming closer but the Premier League game finished with a 3-2 win for Watford.
Watford started the match best and took the lead when Emmanuel Dennis scored after 10 minutes, making it 0-1.
The team increased the lead to 2-0 just before the half-time whistle as Ismaila Sarr scored, with an assist by Emmanuel Dennis.
In the 67th minute, Cucho Hernandez scored, from a pass from Tom Cleverley, to increase the lead for Watford.
Aston Villa’s John McGinn also scored in the 70th minute as he scored, with an assist by Leon Bailey.
Aston Villa pulled one back again in the 90th minute of the game when Danny Ings scored. But the team ran out of steam. The 3-2 goal was the last goal of the game.
On Saturday, Watford will host Brighton at 5:30 pm and Villa will play against Newcastle at 3pm.