Watford FC boss Roy Hodgson has refused to surrender on their Premier League survival hopes regardless of struggling a heavy defeat to Manchester City on Saturday.
The Hornets are positioned second from the underside of the league with 22 factors, seven factors beneath the relegation zone with 5 video games left to play.
Speaking after their loss to Man City, the Englishman mentioned: “We’re going to wish to do higher to get factors from our subsequent batch of video games. We will not discover ourselves beneath the identical stress and stress as right now, so then comes a distinct problem of how a lot we will trigger the opposition issues.
“We’ve obtained to try to engender the hope we have to give ourselves an opportunity. I have not had the sensation we have misplaced video games due to an absence of spirit or coronary heart; we’re getting punished for many, if not all of the errors we’re making.
“Ray (Lewington) and I got here in with excessive hopes of retaining the membership from relegation. It’s not taking place but, but it surely’s not over but. This job isn’t any more durable comparatively than another job I’ve had and we’re nonetheless working to encourage the gamers to consider they’ll ship what’s required in these closing 5 video games.”
Watford will face Burnley, Palace, Everton, Leicester City, and Chelsea of their remaining league video games.