With Championship football kicking off at Vicarage Road on Friday night and the Hornets looking to mount a promotion push, Vladimir Ivić’s side showed they still have some Premier League quality about them with a convincing win against Tottenham Hotspur at Vicarage Road.
Wilmot: “We Needed A Test Like That”
Spurs Website: Heung-Min Son’s late penalty wasn’t enough as we suffered a 2-1 defeat at Watford in our final match of pre-season on Saturday afternoon.
No, not a full-strength Spurs, yes, a pre-season friendly and no, I’ve not spent too long dwelling on the detail. It’s a pre-season friendly after all, and if you cared you probably watched it yourself. But we beat Spurs, with a thing that has fun bits and gnarly bits and sparkly bits but is fundamentally a thing that isn’t fully formed yet.