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Marco Silva Believes His Watford Side Should Have Had 2 Penalties in Heated Spurs Draw

​Watford supervisor Marco Silva believes his facet might and possibly ought to have been awarded two penalties as he watched Watford draw 1-1 with 10-man Tottenham on Saturday.

The sport began effectively for Silva as Christian Kabasele headed the Hornets into the lead inside 15 minutes, earlier than surrendering their objective benefit to a Heung-Min Son strike simply 11 minutes later.

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The Watford supervisor thinks his facet might have been awarded a penalty previous to the Son’s equaliser as Richarlison collided with Ben Davies within the Spurs penalty space moments earlier than the equaliser, while being extra adamant about Eric Dier’s last-minute handball to dam a Richarlison cross.

Talking post-match to Sky Sports concerning the first incident, he stated: “It was a troublesome determination but it surely might have been given.

“Even when the referee did not give a penalty, now we have to do higher in that second. We have been in place we should always have carried out higher to dam the move.”

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Talking concerning the Dier determination, he claimed: “The final minute determination is a transparent penalty, but it surely was a tricky day for each groups and for the referee as effectively.”

Watford had an excellent likelihood to win the sport following the sending off of Davinson Sanchez within the 52nd minute for an elbow to the face of Richarlison. But regardless of the person benefit, Watford couldn’t break down a resilient Tottenham rearguard, however not for the need of attempting.

Silva acknowledged: “In that second it regarded a purple card. It was a troublesome match for the officers, but it surely regarded a purple card.

“We tried to win the sport, we had probabilities, like Tottenham had as effectively. We did every part to attempt to win. It was angle from each groups.”

The outcome at Vicarage Street sees Silva’s facet stay in eighth within the Premier League to take care of their sturdy begin to the season. 

Subsequent for Watford is a tricky journey to Turf Moor to face fellow over-achievers Burnley, with Silva adamant his facet retains the excessive requirements they’ve already set. 

He concluded: “It’s most vital we maintain working exhausting to enhance our staff and to enhance as gamers. We began this season however now we have lots of work to do and now we have to maintain going.”

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