Watford defender William Troost-Ekong says adequate preparation played a key role in the team’s 1-0 home win against Barnsley on Tuesday night.
Captain Troy Deeney scored a first-half penalty as the Hornets avenged the 1-0 loss suffered in South Yorkshire earlier this season.
“We were better prepared this time,” said the defender, speaking to Hive Live.
“We had to try and get revenge after what happened when we played them away.
“They played real Championship football, it was a real battle tonight but we did well to try and get the ball onto the ground and play as much as possible.
“We knew this was going to be a massive week, we wanted to get as many points as we can to attack the top again and we did what we needed to do in the last two games at home.”
Watford had chances to put the game to bed, especially Troost-Ekong, who turned a Philip Zinckernagel cross wide from six yards, and the Nigerian joked with studio guest Christian Kabasele that he was…
Source: Complete Sports