Slaven Bilic speaks as Leeds United puts pressure on West Brom


Bilic Many managers and players may not notice how their rivals are doing elsewhere; depending on the overall results, Albion could benefit from or experience more pressure from those below them in the standings.

“The fans check other results, I check other results, the players check other results – if they play the day before, of course,” said Bilic.

However, the results did not benefit the Baggies – West Brom and Brentford won, as did Fulham.

However, Bilic realizes that the promotion objective is still in his hands.

“They can make our job easier or more difficult, but we have to be totally focused on what we are doing. Nobody is going to do the work for us in our game – focus on our work and then, if we get the other results, then great.

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Hull team news

Hull City had a double injury before the trip to West Brom today.

Herbie Kane and Callum Elder raised separate concerns in the Tigers’ 2-1 victory over Middlesbrough on Thursday – their first victory in 13 league games.

Liverpool Loanee Kane slammed the door with a thigh complaint, while left-back Elder suffered a concussion during a clash with Boro man Djed Spence.

The involvement of this last Sunday will be decided on the advice of medical staff, in accordance with concussion protocols; indeed, if Elder can’t appear, Grant McCann could have another problem at the back.

Midfielder Leo da Silva Lopes replaced Elder when he retired on Thursday, while regulars Stephen Kingsley and Eric Lichaj left the club after their contract expired last month. Jackson Irvine and Marcus Maddison.

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Result reaction

West Bromwich Albion fans reacted to yesterday’s championship action – especially the outcome of Leeds United’s game against Blackburn Rovers.

Leeds is competing with Albion for the title of champion, with both sides hoping for promotion.

A superb Kalvin Phillips helped Leeds win as Marcelo Bielsa’s team maintained their table-top form. Goals from Patrick Bamford and Mateusz Klich provided Ewood Park a 3-1 victory.

Elsewhere, a hat-trick from Said Benrahma inspired Brentford to win against Wigan Athletic, which means the Baggies will have an eye on the situation in third place, the Bees chasing. A draw against rivals Derby County stopped Nottingham Forest’s momentum, and they finished the weekend with 68 points, enough for fourth place.

Here’s what Baggies fans did with yesterday’s results…

“The pressure on us now. ”

“Blackburn on vacation.” »

“Blackburn will play like Barcelona when we go there. ”

“Forget Brentford & Leeds… it’s up to us to do our own work. ”

“Game match, that’s great, the others kept up the pressure, we know what to do now guys. ”

“Another must win tomorrow. We never do things easily. ”

“No matter how everyone gets along, we win our remaining games. We depend. It’s up to the players how much they want it. ”

“I don’t like the fact that we’re always the last to play lately. ”

“Not having at least a draw at Brentford will cost us dearly. ”

“Be quite an achievement if Albion can stay ahead of the Bees for 46 games. “


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