Watford manager Slavisa Jokanovic admits goal difference is only a secondary concern as the Hornets kept their automatic promotion ambitions firmly on track with a 2-0 victory over Millwall.The Lions teased Watford's goal for much of the first half without ever creating any clear-cut opportunities - whereas Matej Vydra only needed one half chance to find the back of the net.
The Czech's superb volley from just outside the area broke the deadlock after 26 minutes and Adlene Guedioura added a second shortly after half-time.
Third-place Watford are level on points with Norwich City but one behind on goal difference, yet Jokanovic insists his team cannot afford to focus on anything but wins in the race for the top two.
"I try to find ways to win the game, goal difference is not under my control," he said. "I don't have plans to win five or six nil.
"It is true that at this stage of the Championship, goal difference is very important, but now we have our next chance in front of us at Nottingham Forest.
"We didn't have the game under control - I believe we should have had the game under control for more minutes.
"We had some problems during the game, but I can understand this, because it was a very important game and for Millwall too it was an important game.
"We have a good chance in these four games, but if not we are still strong and we will still go for [promotion] in a different way."