After just 10 minutes, Watford took the lead following a succession of corners. The ball finally fell to Nathaniel Chabolah, who volleyed home from 20 yards.
Burnley struggled to keep hold of possession, despite playing at a very high tempo.
Austin came close to a second goal, but his glancing header was saved by Manuel Almunia.
Burnley appealed for a second penalty after the ball struck Marco Cassetti's arm, but the referee wasn't interested.
Neither side could grab a late winner and the game ended 1-1. body check tags ::