Tottenham 1-1 Watford: Dele Alli late equalizer lessens pressure on Pochettino

Tottenham 1 1 Watford Dele Alli late equalizer lessens pressure on Pochettino
Tottenham 1 1 Watford Dele Alli late equalizer lessens pressure on Pochettino

Dele Alli saved a point for Tottenham with a late goal as they were tied to a 1-1 draw at home by absolute bottom Watford today in the Premier League.

Abdoulaye Doucoure had opened the scoring 6th minutes into the game, with a fresh finish that hoped to have given the Hornets the lead.

However, Spurs midfielder Alli, on his first Premier League beginning of the period, exploited Ben Foster’s inability to punch the ball away a little minutes from full-time and crushed home from a tight edge.

The goal was checked by VAR and notwithstanding the perplexity of a ‘no goal’ message showing up on the big screen it was regarded a genuine strike.

The outcome will do little to facilitate the weight on manager, Mauricio Pochettino, notwithstanding.

Watford saw Danny Welbeck limp out in the fourth moment grasping his hamstring and was supplanted by Gerard Deulofeu, which means the guests played without a perceived striker.

Be that as it may, they put the difficulty behind them to hold onto the early preferred position only two minutes after the fact.

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Daryl Janmaat got away from Danny Rose and his prodding low cross discovered Doucoure, who walked in behind Tottenham’s backline and coolly guided the ball home.

Without Christian Eriksen, missing with a dead leg from his national obligation with Denmark, Spurs came up short on a player who could open Watford’s composed safeguard.

The hosts were lucky to not give away a penalty before half-time when Deulofeu tumbled to ground after he went over Jan Vertonghen, however VAR sponsored the arbitrator’s choice.

Tottenham presented Son Heung-min at the interim and the South Korea forward constrained Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster to tip a shot on to the crossbar right off the bat in the subsequent half.

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Pochettino’s side seemed to set out toward their third back to back annihilation over all rivalries, just for England global Alli to level when he jumped free to move around at will ball after Foster made a hash of punching endlessly a confident flung pass.

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