Analysis: Four things learned from Watford 3-2 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Watford beat Wolves 3-2 at Wembley in arguably one of the best FA Cup semi-finals for many years.

After the damp meeting in the other FA Cup semi between Manchester City and Brighton on Saturday, many fans were hoping for a better showing in this game.

They were given just that in an action-packed meeting that ebbed and flowed with drama throughout.

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Wolves took the lead in the first half when Matt Docherty headed home from a corner. They believed they would be returning to Wembley when Raul Jimenez volleyed in a second.

Second half substitute Gerard Deulofeu turned the game on its head, though, when he curled in a superb strike midway through the second half. Troy Deeney then completed the comeback when he hammered home a penalty in the dying minutes of regular time.

Deulofeu then added a second in the first half of added time with a breathtaking finish that booked his side’s meeting with Manchester City in the final. Here’s what we learned from the game:


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