A pleased Javi Gracia stressed the importance of seeking further improvements and believes Watford’s strength is their squad.

The Hornets backed up their victory against Wolverhampton Wanderers with another three points as Roberto Pereyra’s fifth goal of the season, and first Premier League strikes of the campaign from Gerard Deulofeu and Isaac Success, secured a 3-0 victory over Huddersfield Town.

Like at Molineux, the Hornets were in control of the game by midway through at the first half, but Gracia acknowledged it had been far from one-way traffic.

He said: “It was like the last game against Wolves when we scored two goals in the first half and today it was something similar. It’s true in the first half Huddersfield had two or three good chances to score and, in that moment, [Ben] Foster kept us in the game and after scoring two goals we were able to win.

“We have to be demanding, we have to know that today it wasn’t our best game and try to improve many things to have options in the next games to win them.”

Those first-half goals from Pereyra and Deulofeu were memorable individual efforts, but the Watford head coach chuckled as he admitted he liked Success’ close-range finish because of how it came about.

Gracia said: “I prefer the last one when after a good free-kick and two or three good passes Isaac was able to score his first goal (of the season) in the Premier League. I prefer always collective goals over individual actions but all of them were amazing goals.

“I’m proud of all my players. Some of them are scoring goals and playing at a high level, but I think our strength is the team, is the squad and not only one, two or three players because when some players are injured or out of the team other players are playing and showing what they are able to do.

“I prefer always to give importance to the squad and all the players. I know actions like Pereyra and Gerard today change the game and were very important to win the game, but I prefer to speak of all the squad.

The victory moved the Hornets up to 19 points, the highest number the club has ever had after the opening 10 games of a top-flight season. But it’s not a statistic Gracia will be dwelling on.

He said: “I’m proud to get that achievement but I prefer to only think of the next game and don’t spend much time looking at the table, I don’t think it’s good for us. It’s better to be focused on the next game and try to do our best.”