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Gracia lauds Watford for digging deep against Tottenham

Javi Gracia is revelling in Watford's fantastic start to the Premier League season.

The Hornets continued their unbeaten streak with a 2-1 win over Tottenham at Vicarage Road. Despite being a goal down, headers from Troy Deeney and Craig Cathcart stole an impressive victory for the home side.

Speaking after the game, Gracia admitted he was enjoying the moment and praised his team for lifting in the second half.

Gracia told Sky Sports: "I am, very happy, like all of the Watford fans. We are enjoying the moment, to win four games in a row is not easy, and we try to keep our level in the next games.

"We knew today we had to work a lot, because they have more possession than you, they usually create a lot of chances, but we need to be very demanding defensively, like we have done in the first half.

"After conceding I think we put a step forward, and in that moment we felt better, we press a little bit higher and recover the ball.

"We scored two goals in two set pieces, that's important to us, and we got the points.

"For me the atmosphere we have in this moment, in the team, the players playing and not playing, they are enjoying a lot, feeling the supporters enjoying the games. For me that's the most important."

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