Helguson shines in Watford win
By Planetfootball Staff
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Heidar Helguson grabbed a brace as Watford beat Crewe 3-1.Heidar Helguson continued his fine form with a brace as Watford beat Crewe 3-1.
Alex had thrashed Watford earlier this season, but The Hornets took a firm grasp of the game though Helguson's brace and added a third through Jay DeMerit before Luke Varney grabbed a consolation goal through Luke Varney.
It took just nine minutes for Helguson to open the scoring when he latched onto a long pass from Gavin Mahon and rifling into the roof of the net.
Helguson had hit the bar in the opening stages, and he added to his opener with a 29th minute second.
Richard Walker's cross was perfect for the Iceland international and he had time to take a touch before slotting home.
Both sides missed chances to add to the score before The Hornets added a third that took the wind out of Crewe's sails.
DeMerit was allowed to run from the centre-circle unchallenged before unleashing a low shot that flew into the bottom corner.
Varney gave his side a late consolation when he beat the offside trap to race onto a David Vaughan through ball and slot home with aplomb.