Ten-man Brentford dropped points from a winning position for the first time this season on a night of high tension at Griffin Park as Watford claimed a 2-1 win .
The tension had already reached fever pitch before the game kicked off following speculation over manager Mark Warburton's future in the national press with Frank McParland's future under question as well .
Jake Bidwell saw red in the first-half for a lunging challenge on Miguel Layun with the Bees considering an appeal .
Andre Gray fired home after a long ball forward from David Button in the second half.
Troy Deeney saw his penalty saved by David Button before Odion Ighalo levelled the scores going into the final minutes of the game.
With the Bees tiring, relying on Button to keep them in it, and the Hornets attacking, the home side suffered heartache in stoppage time as Ighalo headed the winner.