A merry-go-round of 4 managers in 37 days has done little to halt the Hornets' progress and new head coach Slavisa Jokanovic celebrated his first game in charge with a 3-0 victory at Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday.
He said afterwards: "It was important for us to have good offensive players today, but everyone defended brilliantly.
"We played with three strikers today and they understood what we wanted, finding the gaps and playing very well."
The game represents an ideal opportunity for the Reds to bounce back from Saturday's lunchtime defeat at Cardiff City which ended their unbeaten start to the league season.
Stuart Pearce challenged his players after the game in South Wales to come out fighting on Tuesday night after a 'disappointing' performance.
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