The Reasonable Advocate
- Oct 17, 2006
SPURS 2-0 WATFORDSpurs: Lloris (C), Trippier, Sanchez, Vertonghen, Davies, Dier, Dembele (Wanyama), Eriksen, Dele (Lamela), Son (Sissoko), Kane.
Watford: Karnezis; Mariappa (c), Cathcart, Kabasele, Holebas; Doucouré, Capoue; Femenía, Hughes, Richarlison; Gray.
Substitutes: Gomes, Britos, Janmaat, Carrillo, Deulofeu, Sinclair, Deeney.
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82 mins Sub: Carillo for Hughes.
81 mins Sub:Lamela for Dele
73 mins Sub: Sissoko for Son
63 mins Yellow Card: Wanyama
63 mins Subs: Deulofeu and Deeney for Femenia and Gray.
62 mins Sub: Dembele hobbles off, replaced by Wanyama.
47 mins GOAL Spurs 2-0 Watford : Kane
Dele through ball for Son, left side, he slides it across looking for Kane, he slips, Trippier picks it up on the right and sends it back into the danger zone where Kane is back on his feet to steer in from eight yards.
15 mins GOAL Spurs 1-0 Watford : Dele
Trippier crosses from the right, keeper Karnezis comes to claim but spills it, Eriksen reacts quickest to square for Dele and he drills home from 14 yards.
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Referee: Michael Oliver
Team Form: Spurs WWLDL Watford LDLLD (All Competitions)
We are unbeaten in our last 12 matches against Watford in all competitions (W9, D3), since a 3-2 defeat at White Hart Lane in the League Cup in October 1994. Watford have lost their last seven away league matches against ussince a 5-1 win in May 1985 under Graham Taylor
We have lost our last two home games in all competitions, as many as we had in our previous 42 combined. We have not lost three in a row at home in the same season since November 2004 ( a run of 4).
Watford have lost three of their four visits to Wembley, including both at the new Wembley against Crystal Palace, winning the other in May 1999 in the second tier play off final.
We have scored in each of our last 22 EPL games, we last had a longer run of scoring in the top flight in April 1987 (26games).
Watford have lost their last seven EPL matches in London since winning 2-1 against Arsenal in January 2017. They have failed to score in four of their last six EPL games (W0, D2, L4)
Eriksen has been directly involved in eight goals in his last seven games in all competitions (5 goals, 3 assists).
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