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Gracia frustrated after Hornets defeat

31st January 2019, 03:28 by Michael Holland

Javi Gracia admits his Watford side wasted a great opportunity to pick up three points as Tottenham fought back to win 2-1.

Craig Cathcart's first-half header put the Hornets in front at Wembley, but they were unable to hold on as Son Heung-min equalised 10 minutes from time before Fernando Llorente struck the winner in the 87th minute.

Watford were 10 minutes away from posting a league double over Spurs, having beaten them in September, and Gracia accepts it was tough to take.

"Today we have missed a very good chance to get points against a very good team like Tottenham is," he said. "They dominated the game with more possession and some chances but after scoring first win the first half, we worked a lot, defended well and in the last 10 minutes we have conceded two goals.

"It is tough, it is difficult to accept, it is a good sign that the team is very disappointed because the team is very ambitious and demanding of themselves and all of them are disappointed."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Michael Holland is a reporter with over two decades of journalism experience. A Bolton fan, Michael often writes football articles, as well as having a strong knowledge of golf, cricket and Australian sports.

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