English Premier League match report Tottenham Hotspur v Watford 30 April 2018

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Tottenham took all three points in an assured performance against Watford in the Premier League on Monday night at Wembley with a 2-0 victory - but the performance of Eric Dier had many scratching their heads on social media.

Dele Alli set Spurs on their way in the 16th minute after a mistake from Watford goalkeeper Orestis Karnezis.

The lead kept the north Londoners in firm control of the game and they weren't under any severe pressure, apart from a shot inside the box by Andy Gray which Hugo Lloris got down to, making the save.

Kane curled in what looked to be his second just past the 70-minute mark from a Jan Vertonghen assist, but the linesman had his flag up and the England international's strike was ruled out for offside.

Tottenham are now five points ahead of Chelsea with three games to play in the race for the final Champions League qualification place.

It's hard to win games. Kane has won the Golden Boot the past two seasons.

"They were creeping up on our backs so now we can look forward", Kane said. But we needed to win to ease the pressure and we did that.

But his goal was more the fault of Watford keeper Karnezik than anything else.

Kane was primed to tap in Son Heung-min's cross but lost his footing at the vital moment, only to get back on his feet and turn home Trippier's centre from the other side.

It was his fifth goal in the last eight games as he continues to respond well to being overlooked by Southgate during the last worldwide break. Our form has not been the best and when that happens you want to play. "I feel good, I feel sharp". We tried but I think Watford was a very hard opponent. Previous year I got 29 goals so I'd like to beat that but we'll see what happens.

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