Super Eagles forward, Isaac Success was on the bench for Watford as they fell to a 2-1 defeat at home to Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday.
England youngster, Tammy Abraham opened the scoring in the fifth minute to put Chelsea ahead, before American star, Christian Pulisic double their lead in the 55th minute.
Pulisic scored a hattrick last weekend at Burnley, and has continued to make a great start to his career at Stamford Bridge.
The Blues, who put four past Burnley, were again cruising, but Watford were handed some hopes in the 80th minute when a penalty was awarded to them by VAR.
Gerard Deulofeu took the kick and sent Kepa Arrizabalaga the wrong way to halve the deficit, but Chelsea held on.
Watford almost got an equaliser in the last minute when goalkeeper Ben Foster headed a cross but Kepa made an unreal save to keep the scoreline 2-1. Both goalkeepers hugged each other in the end.
Frank Lampard’s team climb to third on the Premier League table, with fourth-placed Leicester to play on Sunday against Crystal Palace.
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