Gerard Deulofeu the mouse arrives with a mighty roar for Watford | Simon Burnton


Demoted to the bench, the Spaniard came on to provide a thing of beauty for his first goal and the winner in extra time to beat Wolves 3-2 in the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley

As a manager you know it is definitely and incontrovertibly your day when you are faced with one major selection decision, get it demonstrably wrong and then win the game because of it. Javi Gracia’s first full season at Watford is going so well that even his mistakes work out.

Troy Deeney, Watford’s captain and frequently their inspiration, is known for giving occasional sermons about cojones, and once again proved his qualifications for delivering them by rocketing home the 94th-minute penalty that completed his team’s unlikely comeback from two goals down. Gerard Deulofeu, the slight, wispy Spaniard who scored their other two goals, is not so much the chest-thumping, fist-pumping type, but this was the story of the mouse that roared.

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