Big Sam forbids his team to lose in the party.
ACEHFOOTBALL.net — West Bromwich Albion coach (WBA), Sam Allardyce, confess, could not stop thinking about the performance shown by his team when receiving Manchester City's visit at the Hawthorns Stadium, Wednesday (27/1) early morning WIB.
In the match on the 20th week English Premier League the, The Baggies shaved off the visitors, five goals without reply. Two goals from Ilkay Gundogan, plus three goals, each of which was printed by Joao Cancelo, Riyad Mahrez, and Raheem Sterling nestled in the goal The Baggies.
Even, in the first half, the home team has already conceded four goals. City's dominance over The Baggies was felt throughout the match.
Besides losing in terms of ball possession, who can only take notes 22 percent, The Baggies also only fired four shots, including one shot straight at the goal throughout the match.
Pascalaga, Allaydyce also revealed, disappointed with the performance of his foster children in the match.
The coach with the nickname Big Sam doesn't even want to see his team repeat the performance.
”I am really disappointed with our performance. The meaning, we have to learn from this defeat and not repeat a similar performance in the following games. I can accept defeat, but not in this way,” Allardyce said as reported Eurosport, Wednesday (27/1).
The former England national team coach was reportedly in direct discussion with The Baggies' players during the event 60 minutes in the dressing room after the match. Big Sam admits, the meeting was to discuss what were the factors causing the Baggies' poor performance in that match.
Allardyce said, There are a number of things the players need to say and straighten out about their performance. This defeat to City extended the WBA's bad record, which swallowed four defeats from the last five matches.
The Baggies are still in second place from bottom of the Premier League standings. WBA is eight points adrift of 17th place or one position above the relegation zone. Big Sam, who was appointed to replace Slaven Bilic, in early December, it was proven that they had not been able to lift the performance of The Baggies.
Allardyce also revealed, The next two matches are crucial for the WBA to maintain their chances of surviving in the Premier League this season. Big Sam forbids his team to lose in the party.
In these two matches, runner-up Last season's Championship Division will face fellow residents of the relegation zone. After receiving a Fulham tour, last weekend, The Baggies will travel to Sheffield United headquarters, the middle of next week.
”Our fate in this competition will most likely be determined in the last two games. A win or a draw is the result we have to get in that match. We have to find out, what was the reason for our poor performance, including when appearing at home,” kata Big Sam.