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West Brom maybe adapting to Premiership too late

West Brom are starting to adapt to the Premiership too late feels Baggies boss Tony Mowbray. Saturday's 3-1 victory over Wigan at the Hawthorns lifted the relegation-threatened Baggies to within three points of fourth-bottom Hull.

"The Premier League is a big ask for us. If we had this group of players at the start of the season I think we would have given ourselves a much better chance," said Mowbray.

"I think we can cope with the division. The players who came in last summer are growing into the league and understand the demands of it now.

"Marc-Antoine Fortune and Juan Carlos Menseguez can inflict damage on teams and we didn't have that at the start of the season.

"It is unfair to say we are playing without fear because we are down and there is no pressure on us because the team is continuing to play the way they always do.

"The frustration for me is we have done enough over the last couple of months to earn a lot more points and be in a healthier position and yet we are where we are.

"There are two games to go and we'll try to get six points and see where that puts us.

"The team that is growing into this league may come too late but we'll see after the next two games."

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