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Tottenham beat Watford 4-0 to keep serious pressure on leaders Chelsea

09 April 2017, 02:57 | Simon Arnold

"Now it's up to them (Chelsea) to win the league".

Spurs remain reliant on Chelsea dropping further points, which Pochettino acknowledged, but the manager was again encouraged that they are giving the title favourites so small a margin for error.

Crystal Palace breathed new life into a title race that appeared to be foregone conclusion before their unexpected win at Stamford Bridge last weekend.

"The message for us is to keep pushing, winning games", said the Argentinian, 45.

Son Heung-min's brace capped a swashbuckling 4-0 win over Watford at a buoyant White Hart Lane, with Spurs moving four points behind Chelsea in second before Antonio Conte's men take on Bournemouth in Saturday's late kick-off.

Watford is probably the team in the Premier League that's hardest hit by injuries right now, with a full dozen players on their injury report, plus another player suspended for the match.

Spurs played out the remainder of the match easily, even giving Harry Kane some minutes from the bench following his early return from an ankle injury.

Their fifth consecutive victory maintained the seven-point gap and means Pochettino's side have amassed 29 points since the turn of the year - more than any other side.

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Watford looked like a team disjointed long before the end - while Spurs could have added another with Son unlucky not to net a hat-trick, lifting an angled 83rd-minute volley against the bar.

Watford stay in 10th place, nonetheless if Stoke are to get a result at home to Liverpool then Walter Mazzarri's side will drop into the bottom half of the table to 11th.

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino on Harry Kane: "We'll see tomorrow whether he will start the game or be on the bench".

The second followed soon after and it was Dier who was on hand to convert from the edge of the box for his second goal in three games, having previously gone all season without scoring.

Back-to-back wins had banished the spectre of relegation for Watford and moved them comfortably into midtable ahead of this match.

From an easy miss to an excellent strike - Alli gave Spurs the lead on the 33rd minute with a curling effort from 25 yards out.

They battled for 30 minutes, leaving Spurs chasing shadows at times, and can point to three brilliant goals as their undoing. "That is a good opportunity to be aware that in the future to win trophies it is all about to keep going, to push, to believe, and respect the way that you play, that is the most important".

Spurs have now won their last 14 matches at White Hart Lane across all competitions, whereas Watford have won just one of their last 12 away games.



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