New hero Vidigal's birthday treat
The Football League Paper|August 20, 2023
ALEX Neil expressed his delight at Stoke’s home comforts as they saw off Watford, with new hero Andre Vidigal striking yet again this season.
Steve Coombs
New hero Vidigal's birthday treat

Portuguese winger Vidigal – who turned 25 in midweek – marked his birthday with a late celebration as he notched a 53rd-minute winner.

It is now four goals in as many games in all competitions for the summer signing from Maritimo, who continues to impress on English soil.

“We’ve now won three games on the bounce at home and I think that’s vitally important to get our fans onside and backing us,” Neil said.

“You can see that connection starting to happen because the fans can see that the players left everything on the pitch, so I’m really pleased.

“Watford are a really good side and they’ll be at the top end of the division for me so we knew it was going to be tough.

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