Watford's survival hopes dented

English Premier League

Brighton & Hove Albion 1-1 Watford

Watford's hopes of moving out of the relegation zone were dented by Brighton and Hove Albion on Saturday evening.

The visitors got off to a fine start after taking the lead on 19 minutes through Abdoulaye Doucoure's thumping finish.

With victory in sight, Brighton managed to secure a point when Watford's Adrian Mariappa deflected the ball into his own net in the 78th minute.

Everton 3-1 Crystal Palace

Everton extended their unbeaten run to four matches in the Premier League with a crucial 3-1 triumph over Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon.

Bernardo got proceedings underway with neat finish after 18 minutes before Christian Benteke levelled matters just after the break with his first goal of the season.

Richarlison got the hosts back in front in the 58th minute, before the Brazilian's header was turned home at the far post by Dominic Calvert-Lewin on 88 minutes for the third goal.

The win sees Carlo Ancelotti's men move up seventh spot, while Palace are unchainged in 14th.

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