Monday 25 June 2018

Belgium BEL 5

Tunisia TUN 2

REPORT

South Korea KOR 1

Mexico MEX 2

REPORT

Germany GER 2

Sweden SWE 1

REPORT

England ENG 6

Panama PAN 1

REPORT

Japan JPN 2

Senegal SEN 2

REPORT

Poland POL 0

Colombia COL 3

REPORT

Saudi Arabia SAU

Egypt EGY

Uruguay URY

Russia RUS

Spain ESP

Morocco MAR

Iran IRN

Portugal POR

Denmark DNK

France FRA

Australia AUS

Peru PER

Iceland ISL

Croatia CRO

Nigeria NGA

Argentina ARG

Mexico MEX

Sweden SWE

South Korea KOR

Germany GER

Switzerland SUI

Costa Rica CRI

Serbia SRB

Brazil BRA

Senegal SEN

Colombia COL

Japan JPN

Poland POL

Panama PAN

Tunisia TUN

England ENG

Belgium BEL

Marco Silva stays focused on survival despite Watford's strong start

Marco Silva insists Watford's primary target remains survival
Marco Silva insists Watford's primary target remains survival

Marco Silva insists keeping Watford in the Premier League remains his priority despite the Hornets' climb up the table.

A run of seven out of a possible nine points lifted the club to sixth in the table with further advancement only ended by a 4-2 defeat at Chelsea last Saturday.

Silva, however, refuses to revise his ambitions beyond his stated aim of staying in the top flight.

"The position is not the most important. What is important is to compete and try to take points in each game," Silva said at a press conference.

"This is how we plan the week, each day. And if, after the game, we take the points then we look at the table and the position is better, then great.

"But we don't change one word of our goal. This is clear for everybody: to keep Watford as a Premier League club. I believe we can achieve our goal and do better than the last two seasons.

"I am happy with how we play, how we compete to take points in every match. We need to prove this every day."

Watford host Stoke on Saturday and Silva insists his players should not be disheartened by their defeat at Stamford Bridge.

"We competed to take points. A bad result can happen and we didn't deserve it, but this can happen in football," Silva said.

"I'm sure they understand in that match we showed our way. We were disappointed because we know what what we did in the match.

"Of course if we lose the match and our opponent is better than us, then we understand that. But what happened means our frustration is big. But now is the moment to close the match and look forward."

Press Association

Sport Newsletter

The best sport action straight to your inbox every morning.

Editor's Choice

Also in Sport