Pochettino was critical of his players' failure to hold on to the lead given to them by Abdoulaye Doucoure's 53rd-minute own goal.
They have waved away such speculation with three wins from three, including last Monday's impressive 3-0 win at Old Trafford. A price of 5/1 is available with BetVictor that Watford will top the league without the inclusion of Manchester City, United, Spurs, Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea. It is so painful to concede two goals like this, it is so painful because the first half looked like a friendly game.
Meanwhile, Spurs will find out on Thursday whether they have got permission to host their Carabao Cup game with Watford at MK Dons later this month. We scored, but when you score you keep going and play in the same way and then we started to change and play long ball. It is the beginning and it is a very good wake-up call for everyone and to listen more because people talk about the perception and not the reality. Today it is good to compare those.
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"We weren't at our best but when you go ahead you want to see out the game and we're disappointed not to do that. We have to get it out of our system and make sure that we work on it ready for the next game".
Offences that will be met with a Stage 1 warning include throwing or kicking objects, disrespectful gestures toward officials, provocative or inflammatory motions, gesturing for cards to be shown or the video assistant referee to be consulted, repeatedly leaving the technical area, entering an opponent's technical area and time wasting. "It's a time now when it's coming that we create a team and I think that's what the club is doing here - trying to create a team - and, step by step, it's coming".
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