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What the Statistics Says as Regards to Tottehnam’s Win



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Mauricio Pochettino’s men showed what they are made of as they mauled visiting side Watford 4-0 at the White Hart Lane. It took 33 minutes (3minutes) after the hour mark for Tottenham Hotspur to open the scoring in front of their home fans.

Dele Alli gave Tottenham Hotspur the lead in the 33rd minutes before his England teammate Eric Dier made it 2-0 six minutes later.

Tottenham were ruthless as Heung-Min Son added the 3rd goal in the 44th minutes of the game before completing his brace 10 minutes after the intermission to give the home side a (comfortable) 4-0 victory in the wake of the title race.

With Tottenham’s win against the visitors (Watford) we take a look at some features and match statistics as regards to the outcome of the game between Spurs and the Watford side.

Full Statistics

Shots on target

12 (Tottenham Hotspur)                                            (Watford) 2

The Tottenham side showed attacking superiority as the bombarded the Watford side with series of shots on target in the course of the game. This produced (4) four goals for Pochettino’s men as Dele Alli scored a beauty to give his Tottenham side the lead in the 33rd minute of the game. It was evident as the Spurs side fired from all cylinders to nail the visitors 4-0 at home with Watford managing only 2 shots on goal in the entire match.

Shots off Target

9 (Tottenham Hotspur)                                              (Watford) 4

It was evident here once again as the host attacking threat down the opposing area was glaring in the game as they made positive incursion down the Watford area. Players like Christian Erikson and Heung-Min Son where terrific against Watford as they showed intensity going forward in transition. This saw the host record 9 shots off target as compared to Watford 4 shots off target in the game.

Possession (%)

52 (Tottenham Hotspur)                                            (Watford) 48

It was no surprise as the home sides were dominant in the fixture as Mauricio Pochettino’s men have improved their game play irrespective of any opposition they have come up against in the long run. In the Watford game attacking talents and midfield players like Eriksen (Christian) Moussa Dembele, Eric Dier stole proceedings in midfield to prevent the visitors from getting enough time on the ball for much of the context.


7 (Tottenham Hotspur)                                              (Watford) 5

The hosts were terrific from the attacking point of view in the game as Dele Alli and son was a real threat going forward into the Watford box. This incessant against pressure at the visitors saw Tottenham cumulate about 7 corner-kicks in the game as compared to 5 Watford had in the game due to the electric movement of promising forward Isaac Success and Mbaye Niang.


1 (Tottenham Hotspur)                                              (Watford) 1

The home side were caught out by the line man for offside our one occasion the same as Watford in the game as both side really tried to work things well into the opposition area to get a goal. It was an end to end game where quality was the different on the day as host (Tottenham Hotspur) prevailed in the match due to personnel superiority.


11 (Tottenham Hotspur)                                            (Watford) 12

It was a massive game at White Hart Lane as the Spurs side intensified their pressure on Chelsea (League leaders) with quick movement and forward play in the game. This saw the game generate some level of physicality as both side produced a total of 23 fouls in the game. The host Tottenham had 11 fouls committed while the Watford side has 12 fouls in the entire 90 minutes.

Yellow Cards

0 (Tottenham Hotspur)                                              (Watford) 1

The game produced only one yellow card in the entire game as the match referee attempted to moderate the game to an extent. It was no surprise as Watford (which had a higher number of fouls) side produced the only booking of the match. Watford’s Abdoulaye Doucoure got the only booking of the match in the 34th minutes of the game.


3 (Tottenham Hotspur)                                              (Watford) 8

The game was really intense and it was truly evident here as it produced 11 goal-kicks in the game. Players like Dele Alli and Heung-Min son ensured that Watford side concede 8 goal-kicks behind their goal while the Watford side forced Tottenham to give in to three (3) goal-kicks behind their goal area due to visitors less activity in the danger area.


1 (Tottenham Hotspur)                                              (Watford) 0

The game produced just one treatment in the entire game as the Watford side committed much fouls in the game than the host side (Tottenham). This led to the host lone treatment in the game with none for Watford who had less challenge from the Tottenham side in the game.

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