Emmanuel Dennis was on the score sheet again but it was not enough as Watford lost 2-1 to Chelsea at Vicarage Road on Wednesday night, Completesports.com reports.
Dennis has now scored his sixth goal this season in the top-tier of English football.
Also, he is the first Watford player to score in three Premier League matches in a row since Troy Deeney in February 2017.
Also in action for Watford was William Troost-Ekong, who played for 90 minutes.
The former Club Brugge forward made it 1-1 in the 43rd minute off a deflected strike after Watford went on a counter.
Chelsea took the lead on 29 minutes Kai Havertz set up Mason Mount for a controlled finish into the bottom-left corner.
While Hakim Ziyech got the winner in the 72nd minute after putting away Mounts cross.
It was a return to winning ways for Chelsea, following the weekend draw with Manchester United.
They remain top with 33 points just one point ahead of champions Manchester City in the league standing.
For Watford, it is now back-to-back defeats after going down 4-2 at Leicester City on Sunday.
They are now in 17th place on 13 points just three points above the drop zone.
At St. Mary, Wilfred Ndidi and Ademola Lookman were in action as Leicester City held Southampton to a 2-2 draw.
Their Nigerian teammate, Kelechi Iheanacho was an unused substitute for the Foxes.
Jan Bednarek opened scoring for Southampton on three minutes but Johnny Evans equalised for Leicester in the 22 minute.
Che Adams restored Southampton’s lead on 34 minutes but James Maddison’s strike on 49 minutes helped Leicester to a share of the spoils.
And in other results, West Ham were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Brighton and Hove Albion and Burnley held Wolves to a goalless draw away.
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