Watford take on Tottenham Hotspur in Gameweek 19 of the English Premier League on Monday, 28 December.
The match is an intriguing clash for reasons more than one. The Hornets are on an incredible run of form, and come into the game after holding Chelsea to a 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge on Boxing Day 2015. Prior to that, Watford defeated Liverpool 3-0 at home.
And getting past the Spurs today might not turn out to be too tough for them at Vicarage Road.
The Spurs, currently fourth in the table, are coming into the game on the back of wins against Southampton and Norwich. They have not conceded in the last two games as well, and going into today's game as well as the new year, that could have an immense bearing on their goal difference at the end of the season.
Watford, meanwhile, are seventh in the table, with four wins from their last five EPL fixtures. That says it all. The likes of Troy Deeney and Odeon Ighalo upfront are really putting up a display for the club this season.
"Everyone said we had the toughest Christmas [fixtures] and so far we've got four out of six points [from the last two games]," Watford midfielder Ben Watson said ahead of the match. "We've now got Tottenham and Man City at home [on 2 Jan] and we've been strong at home of late."
Hugo Lloris has been a tough nut to crack between the sticks for Spurs. The Frenchman knows the Watford forwards have the firepower to breach the team's defence. "Watford are a really good team and they work as a team," said the goalkeeper. "If we keep the same mentality [like in the last game against Norwich], we'll have another great performance but it's a tough game and we'll need everyone at 100%."
Where to watch the game
Watford vs Tottenham Hotspur is scheduled to kick-off at 3 pm GMT (8:30 pm IST, 10 am EST) on Monday, 28 December.