English Premiership

Wait... what? Everton's Zouma sent off AFTER Watford defeat

2019-02-10 07:50
Kurt Zouma (Getty Images)

London - Everton's woes in a 1-0 defeat away to Watford on Saturday were compounded by the unusual sight of Kurt Zouma being sent off after the full-time whistle.

Zouma saw red after complaining to referee Lee Probert about a Watford corner awarded in the build-up to Andre Gray's lone goal of the Premier League game at Vicarage Road.

It all added to an unhappy day for Everton manager Marco Silva on his return to former club Watford, with the Toffees now having lost nine of their last 13 matches in all competitions.

"Sometimes it is not easy to be calm, and in that moment, the referee has to understand because many, many mistakes are going against our team," said Silva.

"What Kurt said to the referee is what all the other players were saying in that moment. He is speaking about the corner. It wasn't a corner.

"If they can see that, how is it possible that the referee and the assistant couldn't see it?" Silva added after a result that saw eighth-placed Watford go four points clear of Everton.

Read more on:    everton  |  english premiership  |  kurt zouma  |  soccer

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
Friday, 22 February 2019
Cardiff City v Watford, Cardiff City Stadium 21:45
West Ham United v Fulham, London Stadium 21:45
Saturday, 23 February 2019
Burnley v Tottenham Hotspur, Turf Moor 14:30
Newcastle United v Huddersfield Town, St. James' Park 17:00
AFC Bournemouth v Wolverhampton Wanderers, Vitality Stadium 17:00
Leicester City v Crystal Palace, King Power Stadium 19:30
Sunday, 24 February 2019
Chelsea v Brighton & Hove Albion, Stamford Bridge 14:00
Arsenal v Southampton, Emirates Stadium 16:05
Manchester United v Liverpool, Old Trafford 16:05
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Who will claim the Premier League title at the end of the 2018/19 season?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.