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Dennis scores as Watford return to winning ways against Norwich

Norwich boss Farke becomes first manager to lose 15 straight topflight matches with a club

Super Eagles striker Emmanuel Dennis Bonaventure scored his second goal of the season for Watford in their 3-1 victory over Norwich City in their English Premier League matchday five fixture at Carrow Road.

Striker Dennis, a summer acquisition from Club Brugge in Belgium, scored his first goal for Watford since the opening weekend of the season after 17 minutes. Dennis met a cross by Watford fullback Kiko Femenia with a brilliant header that beat Tim Krul in the Norwich goal and nestled into the back of the net. It was the 23-year-old’s third goal contribution for his new club in five league games.

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Norwich were not prepared to go down without a fight and pulled themselves level through their Finnish striker Teemu Pukki. The striker converted a pass from Mathias Normann in the 35th minute of the match to equalise for the Canaries.

Senegalese winger Ismaila Sarr helped put Watford back in front against Norwich in the 63rd minute after he converted a pass from Norwegian striker Joshua King for his second goal of the season.

Sarr added his second of the evening to round off the scoring for the Hornets, finishing off a counter-attack in the 80th minute of the match. The goal was initially ruled out for offside in the buildup, but the VAR overruled the decision.

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Watford have now won their first match since their opening day win against Aston Villa to snap their three-match losing streak and move up to 10th on the league.

Norwich have lost all of their opening five league matches and remain at the bottom of the log with no points. Their manager Daniel Farke is the first manager to lose 15 consecutive matches in the English Premier League.

Salahudeen Sulayman

Sulayman is a sports enthusiast and budding Sports writer. You can reach him on Twitter @Sulayman_Salah

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