Fernando Llorente 87th-minute header earned Tottenham a victory against Watford to maintain their chase of the Premier League’s top two.
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Late goals from Heung-Min Son and Fernando Llorente rescued a tough week for Tottenham with a 2-1 comeback win over Watford.
Watford took advantage of a Spurs side looking jaded after exiting both domestic cup competitions in the space of four days when Craig Cathcart bundled home from a corner (37).
But the introduction of Lucas Moura at half-time proved the catalyst for a much-improved home performance and Llorente missed an open goal from four yards amid increasing pressure from the hosts.
But he redeemed himself by providing a smart assist for Son to smash home 10 minutes from time before arcing a header into the far corner from Rose’s cross (87) for a dramatic winner, which moves Tottenham to within two points of second-placed Manchester City.
Tottenham XI: H. Lloris, J. Vertonghen, F.Llorente, M.Sissoko, D. Rose, T. Alderweireld, C. Eriksen, Son Heung-Min, Aurier, Winks, D. Sánchez
Subs: Lamela, K. Trippier, Lucas, Gazzaniga, E. Dier, K.W Peters, Oliver Skipp.
Watford XI: B. Foster, Mariappa, Holebas, Capoue, Deeney, Cathcart, Janmaat, Cleverley, R.Pereyra, Deulofeu, Hughes
Subs: Gomes, M.Britos, Masina, Ken Sema, I.Success, D.Quina, B. Wilmot.