In Focus: Fernando Llorente with a goal and an assist

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Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Dom Le Roy

Tottenham Hotspur left it late again this evening as the took on Watford in the Premier League.

Last time out it took them until the 93rd minute to grab a winner against Fulham in a 2-1 win, this time they found the net a little earlier, with Llorente popping up in the 87th.

The Spaniards general play had been largely positive through the game, as he seemed to enjoy having Heung Min Son on his shoulder to knock balls down to.

Llorente held the ball up well, played it down to others, put Son and Lucas through behind, and even acted as a goal threat himself tonight.

It seemed to be going rather well for the former World Cup winner until his blunder of a miss deep into the second half.

Spurs had been fighting to carve an opening for around an hour when Llorente saw a ball cannon off the keeper into his path.

However, Llorente decided against using his head, instead going for a volley into the open net, but got it all wrong, kneeing the golden chance over the bar.

It looked as if it would be another one of those games for both Tottenham and Llorente, but luckily the striker managed to turn it around.

On the 80th minute, Llorente picked up the ball in the box, shifted it onto his left, and then bundled it through to Son who buried the chance.

First forward seven minutes, and a hanging Danny Rose cross to the back post was met by none other than Llorente, who met it with a superb, clever header to the far side of the waiting net.

Finally the making of Llorente?

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