Watford had 70 per cent possession but were unable to turn it into a shot on target as Stoke City came to Vicarage Road and left with three points for the third successive year.

Afcter falling behind to Darren Fletcher's first-half volley, the Hornets dominated the second half but Richarlison was to miss their best opportunity when he headed wide from close range.

Here are a selection of images from the match as Marco Silva's men suffered back-to-back Premier League defeats for the first time this season.