Watford v Everton line-ups
Watford: Foster, Janmaat, Mariappa, Cathcart, Holebas, Doucoure, Capoue, Hughes, Sema, Deulofeu, Deeney.
Subs: Gomes, Cleverley, Masina, Chalobah, Penaranda, Gray, Kabasele.
Everton: Pickford, Kenny, Keane, Zouma, Digne, Gueye, Davies, Andre Gomes, Sigurdsson, Tosun, Richarlison.
Subs: Walcott, McCarthy, Bernard, Stekelenburg, Coleman, Calvert-Lewin, Lookman.
Referee: Lee Probert (Wiltshire)
Meanwhile in Spain: Second entertain third as Atletico Madrid host their city rivals Real Madrid in the big La Liga game of the weekend. Kick-off is at 3.15pm (GMT) and we’ll keep you updated with the goals as they go in.
GOAL! Fulham 0-3 Man United (Pogba 65pen)
Premier League: A clumsy challenge on Juan Mata by Maxime Le Marchand prompted referee Paul Tierney to point to the spot and Paul Pogba has increased Manchester United’s lead with a minimum of fuss. Follow the closing stages with Scott Murray.
Premier League: Fulham and Manchester United got the ball rolling in today’s early kick-off at Craven Cottage. Goals from Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial have given the visitors a comfortable lead as the clock ticks towards the hour mark and Scott Murray has the latest.
Scottish Cup fifth round
The Scottish Premiership takes the weekend off so the 16 teams left in the cup can do battle. Auchinleck Talbot, a junior team who play in the West of Scotland Super League Premier Division, caused a seismic shock by knocking out Ayr in the last round and travel to Hearts for the tie of the round tomorrow. In the meantime, here are today’s fixtures.
League Two fixtures
Successive draws have put a stop to Lincoln City’s gallop, but they remain top of the division, two points clear of Mansfield Town with a game in hand. The Imps entertain Northampton Town at Sincil Bank today, while Mansfield travel to Rodney Parade to take on Newport, who knocked Middlesbrough in the FA Cup in such fine style on Tuesday night.
League One fixtures
Six points clear at the top of the table with interim manager Mick Hartford in charge, Luton Town remain in the box-seat for promotion and will hope to stay on course with a win over Wycombe at Kenilworth Road today. In second place, six points behind, Barnsley travel to Gillingham, while third-placed Portsmouth will hope to end their poor run of form with a win over Plymouth
Following last night’s thriller between Aston Villa and Sheffield United, the Championship’s other sides have a very hard act to follow. Second in the table behind Norwich on goal difference, Leeds are in Middlesbrough for today’s early kick-off and it remains scoreless with 35 minutes gone. A point or more will send Leeds top for the night at least, with Norwich hosting Ipswich Town in tomorrow’s Old Farm derby at Carrow Road.
Lend us your eyes …
The season rumbles on and as ever, Clockwatch is here to keep you updated on another busy afternoon of Saturday football action. We’ll bring you news from all four divisions of the English League, monitor today’s Scottish Cup action and even cast an occasional glance towards the day’s big Madrid derby in Spain. Stay tuned for team announcements and build-up, followed by news of all the goals as they go in – as well as other major talking points – from the day’s three o’clock kick-offs.