Watford 2-1 Tottenham: Is Watford the new Leicester?

Craig Cathcart of Watford celebrates with his captain Troy Deeney after scoring the winner during the Premier League match between Watford FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Vicarage Road on September 2, 2018 in Watford, United Kingdom.
Watford players Craig Cathcart and Troy Deeney celebrate a goal against Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League.
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The season may only be four rounds old but there are clear indications of who will finish where already.

While it was deemed okay for Liverpool to maintain 100% record with respect to their stellar squad, Chelsea by pedigree and quality of oppositions played (on paper), you don’t expect them not to best Newcastle, Bournemouth and Huddersfield regardless of change in guard and approach, but Watford winning all four games so far speaks volume about intent, form and momentum.

Tottenham went from hero to zero, beating Manchester United at Old Trafford for the first time in forever and then went to lose to a team that never beats them, the Hornets hadn’t beaten Spurs in ages on any ground, and they did it in stunning fashion this time, from behind.

After the game, Watford manager Javi Garcia said: "It had been an amazing start. We are in a good moment and trying to enjoy it, knowing we have won four games - but it is only four games."

Troy Deeney also spoke about their perfect start to the season, "Four wins out of four is a huge achievement for a club of our size," he said.

"We're not naive to think we're going to go on and win the league, we've got a lot to work on but we have an added boost and confidence from this result," Deeney added.

Leicester City shocked everyone three years ago, waxing strong with every game that rolled by, if beating Palace the last time was gritty, this win against Spurs was glossy.

A certain Holebas at left back makes them tick and the midfield pair of Abdoulaye Doucoure and Ettiene Capoue shields the defence fiercely, giving them a platform to launch out at oppositions, should we be afraid? 

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