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Hornets still missing Femenia for Reds trip

27th February 2019, 12:08 by Craig Smithson

Watford have just Kiko Femenia definitely missing ahead of the trip to face Premier League leaders Liverpool at Anfield on Wednesday.

The full-back has returned to training following a hamstring injury but the trip to Merseyside comes too soon, which could see Hornets head coach Javi Gracia stick with the side that thrashed Cardiff 5-1 on Friday.

Watford go into the game on the back of two successive wins, but midfielder Will Hughes knows they will have to produce their best performance in order to secure a result against Jurgen Klopp's side.

He told the club's website: "We have to be on our A-game and they have to drop off their standards. We’re not thinking about denting their hopes, we're trying to get points for ourselves."

He added: "Performance-wise we've only played Tottenham and Arsenal away and given a good account of ourselves.

"It comes down to being ruthless. We have got to make the most of half-chances because they have players that take them."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Craig Smithson is a journalist with over two decades of experience at the keyboard. A life-long Middlesbrough fan, Craig has an in-depth knowledge of all football and is also a keen fan of boxing amongst other sports.

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