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21/04/2017 at 06:37


PREVIEW: Hull City v Watford

Let's not kid ourselves here, for all the good work Marco Silva is doing at City, we're still struggling on the road. However, soon as Silva gets his side on home turf, the Tigers are a different animal altogether. Regardless of the opposition, Hull City have been sweeping all before them, with just the one solitary point leaving the Circle since the Portuguese boss arrived here in January. Home form will determine whether our club stays in the Premier League, whether we like the fact or not. 

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It's Watford next...

Fortunately for the City boss, he has no fresh injury news thrust upon him. Therefore, Silva will debate if the 'Harry Maguire at right back' experiment tried at Stoke last week will prevail, or Ahmed Elmohamady will get the nod enforcing a reshuffle. Maybe more intriguingly will be finding out if three at the back is used, or if 4-4-2 wins the day once more.

Watford arrive in East Yorkshire buoyed by the three points won last weekend at home to Swansea City that sees them tip the 40 point mark. Dangerously safe? Flip-flops at the ready? Or now playing with complete freedom to enjoy the occasion? It will be fascinating to find out as Walter Mazzarri alluded to in his pre-match presser. Team news for the visitors deems Miguel Britos can return from a ban, but Craig Cathcart is still shy of fitness to play. Worryingly, or pleasingly, Watford have lost their last three away games...

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