Norwich City claim massive win against Watford to climb out of drop zone as a second half double from Josh Sargent gives Canaries LIGHT

A sensational second half display from Josh Sargent saw Norwich secure a 3-0 win away to Watford in a massive clash at the bottom of the table.

In a game that was dull throughout, the American lit up Vicarage Road with a superb acrobatic effort which he then added to later in the match with a header.

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A stunning goal from Sargent helped the Canaries get on their way to a massive three points

Given the season Norwich have had, its remarkable that they are now out of the relegation zone.

A win against Everton last weekend gave the Canaries hope and they have now given themselves a brilliant chance of staying in the Premier League.

For the hosts though, it is a damming result, more for morale than anything as they still have two games in hand over Dean Smith’s side.

Their next match though, another massive one against fellow relegation battlers, Burnley on February 5, will see them without star man Emmanuel Dennis who was sent off for two bookable offenses.

The American hadn't found the net in the league until this game but scored twice in one match

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The American hadn’t found the net in the league until this game but scored twice in one match

The Nigeria striker gave referee Mike Dean no choice but to send him off

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The Nigeria striker gave referee Mike Dean no choice but to send him off

Hilariously, the game also gave Watford fans something to smile about when the game was only 1-0 when sections of the floodlights went out, leaving areas of the pitch in darkness.

It also brought a very funny response from Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher who was on commentary for Sky.

“You can still play! Everyone can see what’s going on, it’s not Cricket!” he said.

As for the match itself, things were not very bright for Claudio Ranieri’s side who were made to waste for the chances they created.

Raneiri might be fearing the worst, especially given Watford's history of firing and hiring managers

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Raneiri might be fearing the worst, especially given Watford’s history of firing and hiring managers

Minus the faltering floodlights at Vicarage Road though, Sargent was the light at the end of the tunnel for Norwich.

His goal was nothing short of breath taking having re-adjusted superbly to get on the end of Teemu Pukki’s cross.

Instinctively, Sargent lifted his right foot before catching the ball perfectly on his ankle and in doing so, produced a scorpion goal of sorts.

Inevitably, it brought a brilliant reaction from Carragher once the strike was confirmed by the goal line technology.

“This is absolutely out of this world!” He said in reference to the strike.

The American had no doubt in his mind that the ball crossed the line

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The American had no doubt in his mind that the ball crossed the line

A bullet header from Sargent 20 minutes later all but confirmed the result who deservedly was given the man-of-the-match award.

Whilst they are still reliant that other results will go their way, Smith’s side have given them a superb chance of playing in the top flight next season.

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