Alex Neil demands no let up from Norwich City at Watford after Arsenal point

Alex Neil insists Norwich City must travel to rivals Watford this coming weekend buoyed by their displays against the Premier League elite.

City pushed Manchester City and Chelsea away from home without picking up any points before a merited draw against the Gunners on Sunday underlined they are competitive against the very best.

Neil is looking to take those good vibes into a key battle against the Hornets at Vicarage Road.

'I do believe we deserve more than one point from those three games. If anyone was going to win this match it looked like us,' he said. 'I thought we looked the more likely and if we had got the win it would have merited probably the points we should have from those three tough games, probably more so the Manchester City one than Chelsea, with the time that was left on the clock that day.

'We went to both those places and tried to get results and, okay, we went about it in a manner where we had to be defensive, but I felt that was the best way.

'We did that against Arsenal as well, but we showed if you do it well enough, with and without the ball, it is possible to get results. Of course this will help us now.

'We have a really important game against Watford and the belief and performance here we can take forward into this week.'

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Neil knows it is vital Norwich maintain the same intensity to their work at Vicarage Road against another of the clubs tipped to be fighting a relegation battle over the coming months.

'I want that against every team, it doesn't matter if we're playing Arsenal or anybody else. We want to be aggressive,' he said. 'We'd set up to make sure that we limited spaces and tried to hit them on the counter-attack. I thought we did it okay, but as the game wore on, we knew there were going to be more spaces as the pitch got bigger.'

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