Opposition View: Watford

By SFC Media Fri 12 Jan Watford v Saints
Photo by Getty Images | Marco Silva

Watford boss Marco Silva has reemphasised the value of the three points on offer tomorrow, as Vicarage Road prepares to host Saints in the Premier League.

With both sides in need of maximum spoils to rid themselves of a poor run of form, the Hornets boss has stressed the importance of the clash, whilst alluding to Watford's impressive display in the reverse fixture at St Mary's.

Saints have the potential to climb to within two points of their Hertfordshire opponents with victory, while the occasion has added sentimental value for the hosts, who will be looking to mark the anniversary of Graham Taylor's death with a performance befitting of their club legend.

“It's a really important day for the club, for us, for the fans and for Graham's family as well,” Silva remarked. "We have analysed our opponent and we know they feel pressure," he added.

"They will come here to play strong and do everything to take the points. It is our obligation to do the same. It's a really important game for both teams and both teams will be doing everything to win the match.

"It’s a good opportunity for us to take three points against a good team. Our form is not the best and we need to prove again that we are in a good way.

"We performed really well at St Mary's. We were compact, we played good football as well.

"They know our team well and what’s important is to play well, enjoy and show a desire to win the match."

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