Match Attendance: 57,672
Who was Man Of The Match? Heung-Min Son
Tottenham aimed for their 300th top-flight home win and today they reached that landmark with a 1-0 win against Watford as Son shone. On what would be his 200th Premier League appearance for Spurs, Heung-Min Son gave his side a Man Of The Match worthy performance to send them top of the table for the international break; he became the first Asian player to achieve this landmark top-flight appearances.
The win saw Nuno Espirito Santo become the second Spurs coach in history to win his opening 3 league games in command. What a way to win over the spurs fans, Arthur Rowe was the first to accomplish in the distant 1949. Spurs are yet to concede a goal this season and have remained unbeaten in the Premier League.
Minutes played: 87
Pass accuracy %: 78.4
Goal contribution:1 Goal
Shots (on target): 3(2)
Crosses (accurate crosses): 10(2)
Key Passes: 2
The Hornets’ only top-flight away win over Tottenham came in May 1985, when they triumphed 5-1 at White Hart Lane. Their keeper Daniel Bachman had a decent performance despite the loss, he made sure the score wasn’t any worse in our opinion. Let’s take a look at his stats here:
Minutes played: 90
Pass accuracy %: 61.5
Blocked shots: 0