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EPL Match Preview: Watford vs Tottenham

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Watford vs Tottenham Match Preview

The Hornets’ strong start to the season was halted by Manchester United during midweek, in a 4-2 defeat.

Watford, however, remain in eighth place, just three points behind Saturday’s opposition Tottenham.

For Spurs, they have endured a seriously tricky spell, winning just once in their last five matches.

In that space of time, Mauricio Pochettino’s side have fallen four places into seventh, 16 points behind league leaders Manchester City.

Match Details :

Date : Saturday, December 2.
Time : 15:00 BST/ 20:30 IST
Venue : Vicarage Road.
TV Broadcast : will not be televised in UK.
Live Streaming Link : www.Ronaldo7.net

Team News :

Watford :

Will Hughes looks likely to miss the visit of Spurs having succumbed to a hamstring injury on Wednesday.

Miguel Britos is a major doubt due to injury.

Meanwhile, long-term absentees Younes Kaboul, Isaac Success, Nathaniel Chalobah, Craig Cathcart and Tommie Hoban all remain out.

Tottenham

Tottenham :

Returning to the fray for Tottenham is Harry Winks, who has overcome illness and is in line to start at Vicarage Road.

Christian Eriksen may be rested, with Pochettino claiming that the Dane is “mentally tired”.

Erik Lamela, despite impressing on his return last Tuesday, is unlikely to start from the off, given his recent 13-month layoff.

Toby Alderweireld and Victor Wanyama will both remain sidelined until after the new year.

Predicted line-ups

Watford starting XI: Gomes; Mariappa, Prodl, Kabasele; Femenia, Doucoure, Cleverleym Zeegelaar; Pereyra, Gray, Richarlison

Tottenham starting XI: Lloris; Trippier, Sanchez, Vertonghen, Davies; Eriksen, Dier, Winks; Son, Dele; Kane.