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EPL: Dennis header earns Watford win at Villa; Arsenal, Chelsea seal victories



Super Eagles forward, Emmanuel Dennis scored the winner for Watford in their 1-0 victory over Aston Villa in the Premier League on Saturday.

After a goalless first half that saw the teams struggle, Dennis headed an Ismaila Sarr 78th-minute cross after a counter-attack that proved the difference between both sides.

The goal was the first by Watford since Roy Hodgson took charge and it ended their four-game goal drought as they move up to 18th in the table.

Defeat for Villa means the Steven Gerrard side are now winless in seven of their past eight matches.

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At the Emirates Stadium, Arsenal sealed a 2-1 victory over Brentford after two second-half goals from Smith Rowe and Bukayo Saka were halved by a late consolation Christian Nørgaard.

Elsewhere, Chelsea also secured victory by sealing a late 1-0 win over hosts Crystal Palace.

At Southampton, Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi was in action for 65 minutes but could not help Everton escape a 2-0 defeat to their hosts.

At Anfield, Liverpool secured a 3-1 win over struggling Norwich, West Ham played 1-1 with Newcastle United while Brighton suffered a heavy 3-0 home loss to Burnley.

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