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Tottenham Hotspur: Fans slam Emerson Royal for wasteful Watford performance

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Tottenham Hotspur fans will have had a good day at Vicarage Road, after almost being held to a frustrating goalless draw with Watford, before seeing a late goal rescue all three points. Emerson Royal was slated though, with fans fuming at his performance.

The Brazilian full-back didn’t paint himself in glory, losing the ball 21 times throughout the game. That’s a pretty woeful stat, highlighting how wasteful he was this afternoon.

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He also attempted 13 crosses throughout the game, only being accurate with four of them. That sums up Emerson’s day really, wasteful and not up to standard. He needs to seriously improve if he is to remain the starting right full back with Matt Doherty waiting in the wings.

His poor showing didn’t go unnoticed either by the Spurs fans. They took to Twitter to voice their concerns for his performance, slating him for it.

What the Spurs fans said about Emerson

“This Emerson disasterclass.” @maxspurslord1

“Royal’s final ball is awful.” @DoonLoch

“Emerson showing we need to upgrade there too.” @Babbles4601

“Just sell Emerson.” @RoccoShutainzu

“Emerson bruh.” @MatteraNicholas

“Emerson is useless. Why?” @spaekman

“Emerson was shocking btw” @SpursUnionN17

“Well said. Shockingly poor form from Emerson today. Get rid. Get rid. Get rid.” @lukey_stanger

If you’re going to secure Champions League football, you need to take your chances against relegation threatened sides and claim the three points. Something Spurs did… Just!

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  • Jay says:

    I think Conte should have a word with Emerson. Next time he might have better luck if he shuts his eyes when he crosses the ball!

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