Date: 6th December 2016 at 1:53pm
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Watford have been charged by the Football Association following the events on Saturday, which saw both sets of players clash in our defeat at West Brom.

A challenge from West Brom’s James McClaren angered Roberto Pereyra with him shown a red card for his reaction, which Watford boss Walter Mazzarri didn’t agree with saying Pereyra was ‘unfairly sent off.’

Mazzarri, when quoted by the BBC said.

‘Pereyra was fouled. He was on the floor and his rival kept fouling him. He stood up and gave a small push and that’s when I went to separate them.’

That incident led to a mass brawl and the eventual 84th minute dismissal of the Watford midfielder with the Hornets and West Brom charged with failing to control their players.

A statement on the FA.com read.

‘Both West Bromwich Albion and Watford have been charged for failing to ensure their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion and/or refrained from provocative behaviour. It follows an incident in the 84th minute of the game on Saturday 3 December 2016.’

We’ll have until 6pm on 8th December to respond, as will West Brom.

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