Watford beat Everton as Substitute Andrey Grays 64th minute strike was enough to secure a 1-0 win for Gracia Carlos side on Saturday.
Both teams came close in the first half, with Watford’s Etienne Capoue and Everton’s Kurt Zouma forcing smart saves from Jordan Pickford and Ben Foster respectively.
The only moment of real quality came 20mins after the first half break as Gray met Will Hughes cut back to tap in his fourth goal of the season.
Everton’s Lucas Digne’s left-footed free-kick cannoned off the crossbar late on. Kurt Zouma was sent off after the end of the match when he picked up two yellow cards for confronting the referee. The win means Watford sit eighth with 37 points, four more than 9th-placed Everton.