Tottenham 2-0 Watford live score and goal updates from Premier League clash at Wembley


Tottenham are without Danny Rose (calf) for their Premier League game with Watford on Monday night.

Harry Winks continues to recover from an ankle injury while Hugo Lloris returns in goal after sitting out the FA Cup semi-final defeat to Manchester United.

Watford boss Javi Gracia has Gerard Deulofeu back in the squad after a throat infection but Nathaniel Chalobah (knee), Roberto Pereyra (groin), Younes Kaboul (foot), Tom Cleverley (hamstring) and Stefano Okaka (unspecified) are all out.

Tottenham Hotspur: Lloris, Trippier, Sanchez, Vertonghen Davies, Dier, Dembele, Eriksen, Alli, Son, Kane.

Subs: Alderweireld, Lamela, Wanyama, Vorm, Sissoko, Aurier Lucas Moura.

Watford: Karnezis, Cathcart, Kabasele, Mariappa, Holebas Capoue, Doucoure, Femenia, Hughes, Richarlison, Gray.

Subs: Gomes, Janmaat, Britos, Deulofeu, Deeney, Sinclair, Carrillo.

Follow all the action from Wembley below.

76 minsminute by minute

Immediate concern from both benches, following a clash of heads between Trippier and Richarlison. Tottenham’s defender is back to his feet and seems okay to carry on, but Richarlison is having to receive further treatment.

75 minsminute by minute

A second change for Tottenham. Son Heung-Min is off, with Moussa Sissoko coming on.

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74 minsminute by minute

OFFSIDE! Now it’s Kane’s turn to lament the linesman’s flag! Vertonghen – having made a fantastic run forward – slips through a great pass from which Kane curls in a wonderful first-time finish, but the Tottenham striker had strayed past the last defender.

73 minsminute by minute

Those changes have certainly pushed Watford forward somewhat, with Deulofeu playing alongside Deeney in a two-man attack. The visitors are running out of time to salvage anything from this game, though.

71 minsminute by minute

Deulofeu has put the ball in the back of the net, but the goal will not count! It was a great run and finish from the Barca loanee, who raced clear of Tottenham’s line to get on the end of Doucoure’s pass, but the linesman’s flag was up. It was very, very tight!

69 minsminute by minute

MISS! Great work from Deeney, who nudges Holebas’ cross down into the centre of the area. Richarlison is there to meet it, but swings wildly at his half-volley, lashing the ball over.

67 minsminute by minute

Clever play from Deulofeu down the left, with the winger having already injected some pace and invention into Watford’s attack. The Spaniard works the ball inside to Deeney, who tries to drive into the area only to lose out to Tottenham’s defence. Hughes was on hand to help his captain, but Deeney elected not to use him.

64 minsminute by minute

An immediate impact from Wanyama, although not the one Pochettino would have foreseen – the Kenya midfielder picking up a caution within a minute of coming on.

64 minsminute by minute

Watford’s second change sees Andre Gray replaced by club captain Troy Deeney.

63 minsminute by minute

Here is that change. Mousa Dembele is making way, with Victor Wanyama coming on in place of the Belgian.

64 minsminute by minute

And there will be a double change for Watford. First, Kiko Femenia makes way for Gerard Deulofeu, who today hit out at his parent club Barcelona for not including his name on a shirt celebrating the LaLiga title victory.

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62 minsminute by minute

Alli is not happy, with the referee having called play back for a foul on the Tottenham man, despite the hosts having been in a good position to take advantage. Before the free-kick can be taken, though, Tottenham look set to make a change, with Dembele struggling.

60 minsminute by minute

After that flurry of activity following the goal, Tottenham have just stepped off the gas slightly, allowing Watford to edge forward. Richarlison breezes past Trippier down the left and delivers a decent cross, but Dier is back to clear.

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57 minsminute by minute

STAT – Trippier now has one goal and five assists in his six Premier League appearances against Watford.

55 minsminute by minute

Holebas makes a woeful attempt at blocking Trippier’s cross, and it’s only a last-ditch clearance from Kabasele that prevents Kane getting on the end of it six yards out.

54 minsminute by minute

Watford have not scored an away goal for almost 10 hours of Premier League football, and only one per-cent of the play in this half has been in Tottenham’s defensive third.

53 minsminute by minute

Kane is now four goals behind the Premier League’s leading scorer, and the England man will see this as a real opportunity to close that gap further now, with Watford looking well beat.

51 minsminute by minute

Trippier’s cross for Kane’s 27th Premier League goal really was excellent. It had enough power on it to allow Kane to simply put his foot to the ball and direct a neat finish into the bottom-left corner.

50 minsminute by minute

And, with that goal,  the crowd have been sparked back into life and there is suddenly much more zip to Tottenham’s play.

48 minsminute by minute

Tottenham quickened their play up ever so slightly, and although Kane could not latch onto Son’s initial deliver, Trippier was on hand to keep the move alive.

48 minsminute by minute

AND THERE IS THE GOAL! No mistake from Kane, as – after initially missing Son’s cross – he gets back up off the turf to cushion in Trippier’s pinpoint cut-back.

48 minsminute by minute

Tottenham – and, in truth, the Wembley crowd – have been unusually flat so far, but Pochettino will at least be buoyed by the fact that his side do lead, and will likely be able to cruise to victory should they quicken their play up and grab another goal.

46 minsminute by minute

We’re back up and running at Wembley!

Watford can consider themselves unfortunate not to have restored parity, however. The Hornets have been far from at their best themselves, but have created a batch of decent chances – Lloris having to be alert to maintain Tottenham’s lead.

All in all, a rather indifferent display from Tottenham so far, but Pochettino’s side nevertheless take a lead into the interval. They have Watford goalkeeper Karnezis to thank, his calamitous error giving Alli the chance to slot in the opener.

HALF-TIME: Tottenham 1 Watford 0.

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