Norwich City have hauled themselves out of the Premier League drop zone for the first time this season as the Canaries won 3-0 away at Watford.

This result could prove massive with the relegation picture as Dean Smith’s side force the Hornets back into the bottom three as a result.

Neither side created much before the break but a moment of inspiration tipped for Norwich after the

Teemu Pukki’s perseverance rescued a lost cause inside the Watford box and hit cut back was brilliantly flicked home by Josh Sargent.

But despite the delay of a floodlight failure there was no dimming from Norwich as they impressed late on.

Sargent’s first Premier League goal had given the American a taste for it on the night as he got up to power them 2-0 in front.

And the misery for Watford wasn’t finished yet, as top scorer Emmanuel Dennis saw red for a high foot on Max Aarons before the hapless Juraj Kucka steered home Adam Idah’s cross.

Full Time from Vicarage Road it’s Watford 0 Norwich City 3

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