WATFORD are investigating an allegation of homophobic chanting at their match against Saints on Saturday.

The incident is said to have occurred during the Hornets’ 1-0 Premier League defeat at Vicarage Road.

Watford said in a statement: “We are aware of an incident of homophobic chanting at Saturday’s match.

“We have spoken to the supporter who reported this and are working with them to identify the individuals responsible.

“We reiterate our zero-tolerance approach to discrimination and how to report it.”

Saints were victorious courtesy of a stunning strike from Che Adams on the afternoon.

The result lifts Saints to 14th in the Premier League, with 11 points from the opening 10 games of the campaign.