Tottenham Hotspur's goalless draw against Watford has extended their winless run in the Premier League to four games - but it could have been worse had
Both sides were limited to half-chances on the counter-attack throughout the opening 45 minutes, with Ben Foster only called upon once to keep Lucas Moura's low shot out of the back of the net.
Abdoulaye Doucouré hit the side netting from close range just after the break, while at the other end Son Heung-min's
Or in modern Premier League parlance, ‘an armpit’s width’ https://t.co/aGYfl46VXY— Chris Deeley (@ThatChris1209) January 18, 2020
Key Talking Point
Both sides matched each other with a 4-2-3-1 formation, but Watford's game plan worked better out of the two thanks to
Foster (8); Mariappa (7), Dawson (7), Cathcart (6), Masina (7); Chalobah (7), Capoue (7), Sarr (8*), Doucoure (7), Deulofeu (8); Deeney (7).
Substitutes: Pereyra (6), Pussetto (7).
It's not been as easy start to life in the Premier League, but summer signing
Sarr looks like he's finally adjusted to the league going by his time under Pearson. He still has rough edges in his game but the tools are there— MH (@The8Role) January 18, 2020
Tanganga is getting done by Sarr right now— Marcos (@marcosruizjr) January 18, 2020
I’m #TangGang but he’s getting crushed by Sarr right now— Joel Wertheimer (@Wertwhile) January 18, 2020
Sarr been on some brazy form. Makes gd decisions in the final third— Lucian Dro (@DroPil0T) January 18, 2020
Key Talking Point
For all of the possession that
Paulo Gazzaniga's heroics from Watford's penalty ensured the visitors were able to keep a clean sheet, but for the third game in a row it was Tottenham's toothless attack which extended their winless run to four games in the Premier League.
Gazzaniga (8); Aurier (6), Alderweireld (6), Vertonghen (6), Tanganga (5); Lo Celso (8*), Winks (6), Lamela (6), Dele (7), Son (7); Moura (6).
Substitutes: Eriksen (6), Fernandes (6).
Tottenham need someone to breakthrough in attack if they want to keep winning games in Harry Kane's absence, but in midfield at least,
Lo celso getting better every game. All rounder— lee smith (@leesmith81) January 18, 2020
Lo Celso doing so well too bad hes surrounded by these fools who cant finish or make a simple pass— a (@springmontage) January 18, 2020
Lo Celso, has been Spurs’ best player by miles— Kela (@KeLatouche) January 18, 2020
Lo Celso single handedly keeping us in the game— W (@LedKneeyKing) January 18, 2020
Watford face back-to-back away games in midweek with trips to Aston Villa and Tranmere Rovers - the latter being an FA Cup replay - while Tottenham welcome Norwich City to north London on Wednesday.