Abdoulaye Doucoure, Troy Deeney and Roberto Pereyra scored to earn Watford a 3-0 win at Bournemouth as they moved out of the bottom three.
Mohamed Salah scored in either half as Liverpool found a way to break down a determined Watford 2-0 at Anfield.
Crystal Palace held on to a 0-0 draw at Watford on Saturday, with the hosts unable to go into a new era with a win.
Watford have turned to an experienced English coach in Nigel Pearson as they look for a way out of trouble in the Premier League.
Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was a huge motivator and a great source of comfort for former Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson.
Nigel Pearson's first role back in management since being sacked by Derby County last year is with Belgian side OH Leuven.