Dennis fired Watford, who had their last two games postponed, into a
fourth-minute lead with a fine left-foot effort from the edge of the box but
Claudio Ranieri’s side were unable to build on their advantage.
pushed forward with intent and drew level in the 27th minute with a first-time
drive from Tomas Soucek who latched on to a through ball from Jared Bowen.
later, Said Benrahma put the visitors ahead, drilling home after Michail Antonio
had cut in from the left and slipped the ball into the Algerian’s path.
side thought they had a third through Bowen but VAR spotted a foul by Soucek on
Dennis and the effort was over-turned.
Hammers did double their advantage through a Mark Noble penalty after referee
Darren England went to the pitchside monitor and ruled Watford keeper Daniel
Bachmann had brought down Bowen.
Nikola Vlasic completed the rout, slotting home after good work from Bowen.