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10 May 2016

All focus on getting three points, says the manager

ALEX Neil is urging his team to do their bit against Watford on Wednesday (7.45pm) to extend their Premier League survival hopes.

Neil's side must beat the Hornets and hope that Sunderland don't secure a victory against Everton in a pivotal pair of midweek fixtures.

Speaking to Norwich City TV on Tuesday, City's boss said: "Our task is to take it to the last game. If we can do that, anything can happen.

"In order to do that we have to win tomorrow night, which is crucial, and then we've got to hope Everton can do us a favour, whether it be a draw or a win for them.

"The players are always motivated and there's pride at stake. We want to finish the season on a positive and I still hold the belief that if we win this game, anything can happen."

The Canaries host a side who got promoted alongside them from the Sky Bet Championship last season, and Neil says their main threat comes from the strikeforce of Troy Deeney and Odion Ighalo.

"Watford are very basic in their approach but can be very dangerous in the meantime," he added when previewing the match.

"They've got two very dangerous strikers who are both in double figures for goals and we're going to have to keep them quiet.

"If we can do that, we've done half of the hard work and then it's about whether we can impose ourselves and our style on the game.

"We've been putting different combinations with (Dieumerci) Mbokani and (Steven) Naismith in some games and (Cameron) Jerome and (Wes) Hoolahan in others. It's just about coming up with an attacking strategy and personnel that can unlock Watford."

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