Premier League In Focus – Watford vs Tottenham Preview

When? Saturday 2nd December, 15:00 (UK)

Where? Vicarage Road

What channel is it on? Watford vs Tottenham will not be televised live in the UK

Are tickets still available?

Watford & Tottenham-

Head-to-head – last five meetings: Tottenham W5
Head-to-head – Premier League meetings: Tottenham W6, D2
Head-to-head – all-time meetings: Watford W7, Tottenham W28, D8

Tottenham have won their last seven meeting with Watford and haven't lost to the Hornets in 11 outings.

Watford are the fourth most efficient team in front of goal this season in the Premier League. At present, they require an average of 7.2 shots before breaching the opposition’s net.

Brazilian Richarlison has played a part in eight of Watford’s Premier League goals this season (five goals and three assists).

Richarlison and Doucoure are responsible for 41.6% of Watford’s Premier League goals this season (10 from 24).

Watford have conceded the most goals of all the teams in the top half of the Premier League; they have shipped 25 goals in 14 matches - an average of 1.79 goals against per game.

Marco Silva’s men win on average the second highest number of aerial duels per Premier League game (21.8).

Since Toby Alderweireld has been out injured for Tottenham, the North London outfit have only picked up one point from a possible nine.

Tottenham have created the second highest amount of chances in the Premier League with 248, but they are only the seventh highest goalscorers in the division.

Harry Kane has on average the most shots per Premier League game, with no fewer than six attempts. In comparison, Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero (who ranks second) takes an average of 3.7 shots.

Tottenham have the second highest average possession in the Premier League at 58.6% while having the joint second highest passing accuracy at 83.8% (joint with Arsenal).

Tottenham bought in 2017 in perfect fashion as they travelled to Vicarage Road on New Year’s Day. The short journey to Hertfordshire would see Mauricio Pochettino’s men stroll to a 4-1 win with Harry Kane and Dele Alli both scoring a brace.