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Belief growing at West Brom, but is it too late?

West Brom manager Tony Mowbray says belief amongst the playing group is growing and all they can do is push forward in a bid to remain in the top flight.

After a stirring 3-1 win over Wigan on the weekend, the Baggies still have a chance of staying up this season but will have to produce performances of similar quality to achieve that goal.

"I can't do anything about anyone else's results. I've got to look after our own and keep going," said Mowbray.

"We have to believe and keep going.

"I think the great credit for this team is they are still trying to play their football and still be brave enough to play it.

"Today we got our rewards - as we did against Sunderland two weeks ago (winning 3-0) but not against Tottenham last week (where they slipped to a 1-0 defeat).

"I think Wigan are a very good team and as athletic a team as there is in the division and it was a bit of a risk to try to take them on in an open game.

"It was an expansive game and they had more chances to score, but we had more chances to score more than we did.

"We backed ourselves in a shoot-out and my preference is to do that rather than keep it tight, put everyone behind the ball and try to score from a set-piece and it paid off for us."

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