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West Brom boss Clarke praises Foster in Fulham defeat

West Bromwich Albion boss Steve Clarke praised Ben Foster for his performance in defeat at Fulham.

It was goalkeeper Foster who pulled off a string of superb saves to keep the scoreline respectable.

The former England goalkeeper completed a permanent move to the Hawthorns over the summer and Clarke was pleased with the 29-year-old's performance.

He said: "He made some good saves but you know when you are down to 10 men that the opposition will have chances against you.

"We spent a lot of time in the summer chasing Ben Foster because we know he is capable of making those types of saves.

"We know he is a top goalkeeper and we paid good money for him. Performances like that are what we expect from Ben Foster."

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