The night Leeds United avoided the Hornets sting and edged towards Europe
It was an Elland Road win which boosted Leeds United's ambitions of playing Champions League football.
Leeds cruised to a comfortable win over relegated Watford in May 2000 thanks to goals from Michael Bridges, Michael Duberry and Darren Huckerby in front of more than 36,000 fans. Leicester City's simultaneous 2-0 victory over Liverpool at Anfield catapulted the Whites to third in the Premiership with two games to go. Draws against Everton and West Ham United meant the Whites achieved their aim qualifying for Europe after finishing the campaign in third spot behind runners-up Arsenal and champions Manchester United. READ MORE: 16 of the most iconic Leeds United photos of all time LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook