Unfortunately, that is Watford's only win in the two sides' last seven encounters - with Swansea earning a 0-0 draw at the Liberty Stadium this season, and beating the Hornets 1-0 at home last season.
Watford, meanwhile, now find themselves 12 points clear of the bottom three, but boss Walter Mazzarri refused to admit that his side's Premier League status has been secured for another year.
"It was a better performance than last week at West Ham, more spirit and confidence in the players but not the quality where it was needed".
Swansea City boss Paul Clement reckons his side will need to win at least three of their remaining five games to avoid relegation after Etienne Capoue's first-half goal condemned them to a sixth straight away defeat at Watford.
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Their sole consolation from another tough away afternoon came in the form of 17th-placed Hull City also losing, beaten 3-1 at Stoke City.
It was the visitors who had the first chance of the game when Gylfi Sigurdsson shrugged off Capoue and fired in a shot that was pushed behind by Heurelho Gomes.
The Swansea stopper had to be at this best moments later as Troy Deeney looked to sweep home Daryl Janmaat's cross only to see his effort tipped over by the Poland worldwide.
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Alfie Mawson gave the ball straight to Capoue on the edge of the box and after his initial effort was blocked the midfielder stroked home the rebound for his first goal since November.
Manager Paul Clement has denied Swansea City's players are getting anxious in their battle to stay in the Premier League.
A late surge at the end of 2015/16 saw them to safety, and it appeared an earlier one this season - with victories against Liverpool and Southampton to name but two - would prove similarly fruitful.
- The Swans have failed to score in four of their last five Premier League games (one goal scored in the other), after finding the back of the net in seven in a row.
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