The first Monday night action of the Championship 2022-23 season features Watford hosting Sheffield United at the Vicarage Road. The game will take place on August 1, 2022.
Watford and Sheffield United are very evenly moist coming into this game. Even though Watford had been able to pick up several big wins over Sheffield United in the past, both teams are unlikely to be in a situation where a defeat can be quite harmful to the confidence levels of both teams. The potential for a stalemate is very high in this fixture.
Both matches between Watford and Sheffield United ended up producing less than 2.5 goals during the 2021-22 campaign. The troubles for Watford with regards to the offensive form and they have not been scoring a lot of goals even in pre-season. Meanwhile, Sheffield United also not been scoring a ton of good support from in a match or two.
Watford vs Sheffield United: Battle for the Championship Opener
Watford have consistently struggled in recent games against Sheffield United even if upcoming game is the first between the two teams since 2019. Watford have witnessed a large exodus of players in the summer but manager Rob Edwards has been able to retain some of the crucial lives in the squad against all expectations.
Watford Predicted Line-Up:
Daniel Bachmann, Jeremy Ngakia, Christian Kabasele, Craig Cathcart, Hassane Kamara, Cleverley, Edo Kayembe, Dan Gosling; Ismaila Sarr, Joao Pedro, Emmanuel Dennis.ekai