Watford vs Spurs suspended after medical emergency in stands at Vicarage Road

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Watford's home match with Tottenham was temporarily suspended due to a medical emergency in the crowd at Vicarage Road.

With just five minutes remaining of the Premier League clash, play was brought to a halt due to an incident in the stands.

Several members of staff quickly ran across the pitch to attend to the issue in the Lower Graham Taylor Stand.

Around 10 minutes later, the PA system announced that the incident was "under control."

A round of applause then rippled around the arena as the supporter was taken away by medical staff.

With the issue resolved, referee Robert Jones gave the signal for play to continue just before 16:50.

The game then restarted with a drop ball for Spurs, who were in possession at the time of the stoppage.

With a big chunk of time added on due to the lengthy pause, both sides sensed their chance to win the game.

But it was Tottenham who prevailed as Davinson Sanchez nodded home Son Heung-min's cross in the 95th minute.

Spurs held on to claim an important three points in the race to finish in the top four of the Premier League.

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The win moved Antonio Conte's side above West Ham and to within two points of Arsenal, who lost to Man City earlier in the day.

Tottenham also have two games in hand on their north London rivals and one game in hand on third-place Liverpool.

Watford, meanwhile, remain perilously close to the relegation trap door after their sixth consecutive loss.

The Hornets are two points above 18th place Burnley, although Sean Dyche's men do have two games in hand.

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