Clarke demands instant response from surprise West Brom defeat

West Bromwich Albion boss Steve Clarke says they must show that defeat to Swansea City was only a blip. Clarke insisted over-confidence had not played a part in the Baggies defeat.

West Bromwich Albion boss Steve Clarke says they must show that defeat to Swansea City was only a blip.

Clarke insisted over-confidence had not played a part in the Baggies defeat.

"The players know, and our fans are knowledgeable enough to know, it is a tough league and you will have days like this and I am looking forward to Saturday to see a response.

"Of course we want to bounce back, we didn't play well in the first 45 minutes but we responded at half-time, that is football - some games you win, some you lose - but we move on."

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