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Watford midfielder Almen Abdi should be fit for the visit of Leicester City
Gianfranco Zola has indicated the recent rotation of Watford's strikers is unlikely to become common practice.
The Hornets started with Troy Deeney and Fernando Forestieri against Peterborough United on October 20 and then played Matej Vydra and Alex Geijo at Cardiff City.
Despite Geijo's impressive performance against Cardiff, Zola opted to bring back Deeney and Forestieri for Saturday's defeat to Blackburn Rovers.
Zola said: "I know that in certain positions I have good choices and because I had three games in a week, I took advantage to rotate the strikers and I also rotated Almen Abdi in the last game.
"I can afford to do that but it is not something which I am obliged to do all the time. We had seven days to recover so it is not like I will be rotating again. It is not certain, we will see."
Watford go into their home game with Leicester City tomorrow (Saturday) on the back of two narrow away defeats, which came courtesy of injury-time goals.
Their head coach believes the Hornets are defending too deep late on in games and stated the team have been working on the issue in training this week.
Speaking on Wednesday, Zola said: "We have been working on not defending too deep and we did some things on that. We are going to try to do more on Friday.
"I have always been told that when you have a problem, it is solved when you realise you have a problem. We are aware of it and we are working on it, and will carry on doing so.
"It is not just down to us though, it is also a mentality. The tendency in this country when you want to defend safely, is to defend in your own box. It is a difficult thing to change but we are going to get there.
"It is a natural thing to do but the players know we need to improve and we have been working on some exercises."
Zola expects midfielder Almen Abdi to be fit for the Leicester clash after his back injury but whilst Geoffrey Mujangi Bia is returning to full fitness, he is not match sharp.
Nyron Nosworthy, Prince Buaben, John Eustace and Neuton have all been ruled out.
- Watford will travel to St Albans City for a Herts Senior Cup tie on Tuesday, December 4, kick-off 7.45pm. The Hornets will find out who they will face in the FA Youth Cup tomorrow.