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Premier League – Tottenham Hotspur – Watford on Match-day 3

Tottenham Hotspur vs. Watford

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This Sunday sees Spurs go head to head with Watford at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium – Kick-off 3:00pm GMT.

It’s a trip to Tottenham Hotspur Stadium for fifth placed Spurs on Sunday, as they take on eleventh placed Watford.

With the Premier League season well into its stride, Tottenham Hotspur have managed to gain six points

Nuno Espirito Santo will hope that success brings further success, as his side look for another win in a row. Their last two outings resulted in victories against Wolverhampton Wanderers and Manchester City.

They currently stand fifth in the League, with six points having won two meetings.

When Spurs host Watford, they will do so on the back of one victory on their own ground.

A win in this fixture would take Tottenham Hotspur’s points to 9 in the League.

Spurs’s squad has depth, but even so, Nuno Espirito Santo is likely to be missing three of they key players when they start Sunday’s game.

Watford’s Premier League season, has so far seen them gain three points, going into this game

Watford suffered an away loss to Brighton & Hove Albion in their last outing, they will doubtless be keen get a positive outcome in this fixture.

Watford have a huge task to over-turn their opponents in this match, having already lost one game this season. With eleventh, they currently sit three points in the League having won one game and lost one game.

Watford have lost one game of their one League matches away from home this season.

Victory for Watford would take their points tally to 6 so far this season.

Good Attacking Performance

Watford have a good scoring record this season, with three netted so far. This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Ismaila Sarr (1), Emmanuel Dennis (1), and Cucho Hernandez (1). Xisco will know the risks of constantly leaking goals throughout the season, with four goals conceded so far. He needs to find a way to shore-up the defence, in order that opponents are unable to take advantage of this.

Watford are likely to be missing three of their key players when they start Sunday’s game, due to injury and illness.

Tottenham Hotspur v Watford – Head-to-Heads.

Spurs and Watford have faced each other 18 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Spurs’s favour (10 – 2). Also, eight of the previous 10 meetings between Spurs and Watford have resulted in a Spurs win. The last time they played each other in this competition was September 2020, when Tottenham Hotspur walked away as 2-1 winners- it’s a 50.76% likelihood that both sides will score once more on Sunday.

Spurs to win – probability = 68.49 percent.

*The credit for all of photos in this article belongs to AP*

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