Watford fans react on Twitter to Nottingham Forest draw: 'Why did Deeney come on for Ighalo?'

Odion Ighalo scored for the Hornets against Forest last night but was replaced by Troy Deeney in the second half.

Watford are flying high after 13 Championship games.

Despite now being on their fourth manager of the league season, the Hornets are second in the table on 25 points - one point behind league-leaders Derby County.

But they could have been flying just a little higher had they not been pegged back by Nottingham Forest last night.

Slavisa Jokanovic's side held a 2-1 lead thanks to a first-half strike from Odion Ighalo and a second-half penalty from Matej Vydra and went into the Vicarage Road clash top of the table. But Stuart Pearce's Forest side pegged them back and Derby lead-frogged them thanks to a narrow 1-0 win at Blackpool.

"I think we played very well in the first 60 minutes. The last 30 minutes we lost a bit of tactical order and tried to win the game with hearts and not minds," Jokanovic told BBC Sport after the game.

That assessment is an interesting one, however, as the Watford boss had substituted the well-performing Ighalo and replaced him with a not-yet-fit Troy Deeney in the second half.

And many Hornets fans took to Twitter to question the decision after the match. That tactical disorder Jokanovic referred to may have been caused by his very own substitution. That's certainly how some supporters felt anyway...

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