Date: 21st August 2012 at 11:41pm
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Watford boss Gianfranco Zola was magnanimous in defeat, admitting that Paul Jewell’s Ipswich Town deserved to beat the Hornets tonight.

A 90th minute goal from Michael Chopra at close-range secured the win for the Tractor Boys who ended their 15-match winless streak against Watford in the process.

Speaking afterwords to Sky Sports News, Zola admitted his side didn’t deserve three points:

‘Absolutely, no doubt about it. It is a fair result and the team who played better today has won the game,’ conceded Zola.

‘We could have won – that is the story.

‘We had a couple of very good chances, maybe three, which we could have scored but honestly, that wouldn’t have been fair, so I take it and I will learn from it.’

Watford host Birmingham City on Saturday in the late kick off, live on Sky.