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Watch as Emmanuel Dennis scores 9th league goal in Watford win at Aston Villa

Emmanuel Dennis scored his 9th league goal of the season with a timely header to help Watford secure a 1-0 win against Aston Villa at Villa Park.

Roy Hodgson’s men against all odds got a remarkable win to help their fight against relegation on Saturday.

The goal came about in the 78th minute of the encounter when Emmanuel Dennis powered home beyond Emiliano Martinez.

Africa Cup of Nations winner Ismaila Sarr chipped a ball into Dennis Emmanuel’s head and the Nigerian-powered home beyond the Argentine goalie.

Here is the goal

20th place Watford can now build on this result as they continue to fight off relegation.

Nigeria will be counting on Dennis to bring his club form into the national team when Super Eagles face Black Stars of Ghana over two legs for a place in Qatar 2022.

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