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It was celebration galore for Watford yesterday when they made history the second time in the history of their football with a win over Spurs. Watford come from behind to beat the star-studded Tottenham Hotspurs at home to make it a good start in the 2018/19 Premier league start. This is the second time in their history to start the premier league season with straight 4 wins. A total of 4 matches have been played. With yesterday’s win, Watford is in 3rd place ahead of champions Manchester City who are in the 4th position.
New entrants Cardiff lost to Arsenal FC earlier in the day 2: 3 at home. A late goal from the Arsenal side had deprived Welsh team from sharing the spoils. With this win, Arsenal is top of the 2nd half of the number of teams at the 11th position.
Mourinho’s men routed Burnley at home to move up to the 10th position when point man Romelu Lukaku scored a brace. Mou had started Alexis Sanchez and Fellaini to do the work in the first half which had according to plans before they were substituted. In the second half, Lukaku almost made it a hat trick when he was one-on-one with the keeper but his weary legs could not finish the work. Rashford got himself sent out for his challenge on Burnley defender.
Burnley fought back and almost scored a goal through a header but Manchester United goal stopper De Gea was on target to punch it out to safety. Liverpool tops the group with goal difference, followed by Chelsea and then Watford. All top three teams are on 12 points. With Watford coming on strong, this could be their year if they continue like this as they are not playing champions league. Total focus on the league will lead them to a good finish just like Leicester city who followed the same course to action to the league.