Rob Edwards’ short but sweet spell as Watford manager came to an abrupt end as he was replaced after just 11 games on Monday. The former Forest Green head coach had picked up 14 points from his opening 10 games in the Championship, leaving the Hornets in 10th place, nine points behind leaders Sheffield United at his time of departure.
The Pozzo family have turned to former West Ham and West Brom manager Slaven Bilic to take the reigns at Vicarage Road and he will be hoping to get off to a winning start against a Stoke side that have picked up just two wins in their last eight Championship matches.
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Stoke vs Watford match stats
Under 2.5 goals has landed in nine of Stoke’s last 10 home games in the Championship, with Middlesbrough being the only opposition side to score twice at the Bet 365 Stadium so far this season. All five of Watford’s away games in the competition has also seen two or fewer goals in the game, with three of those five matches finishing 1-1.
João Pedro was heavily linked with a move away from Watford during the summer, but decided to stay with the club after a transfer to Newcastle collapsed. The Brazilian has been the Hornet’s standout player so far in 2022/23, scoring two goals and providing a further two assists in his nine Championship appearances this season.
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