Watford had to settle for a share of the spoils in the Saturday lunchtime kick off at Fulham as the hosts grabbed a late equaliser.
Andre Gray built on his impressive form this season when he fired Javi Gracia’s men in front after just two minutes.
Buoyed by the early strike, the Hornets bossed the first half and the hosts were fortunate not to be reduced to ten men after Fosu-Mensah brought down Watford striker Troy Deeney.
Former Watford boss Slavisa Jokanovic made a double change at half time as the hosts asserted themselves after the break and Watford boss Javi Gracia will feel frustrated at his side’s wasted chances in the first period.
Although Fulham striker Alexander Mitrovic came close to grabbing a late winner for the Cottagers, defeat would have been harsh on Watford who had looked on course for a return to winning ways before the Serbian’s late equaliser.
After the game, Javi Gracia admitted his players were disappointed not to take all three points and called on his team to reproduce the form they showed in the first half of this encounter.
Watford now travel to Milton Keynes on Wednesday to take on Tottenham in the Carabo Cup and return to league action a week today when they face Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.
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