West Brom boss talks about their situation in the table.
sits in 19th place in the Premier League table, and their boss
, who already has the experience of rescuing teams from relegation, says that it would be the greatest escape of his professional career.
“I think probably (this would be) the greatest because of the number of points we need compared to the other clubs I’ve been at,”
“From this period of 10 games to go, it’s obviously a lot more difficult because of the amount of points we need to gain to try and get safe and keep this club in the Premier League.”
The Baggies are eight points away from the team above them, which is
. Allardyce's side will face their coach’s former club
in their next Premier League clash. Allardyce has experienced being in the 19th place with Crystal Palace in 2017, but they managed to get away from the situation with an impressive performance, although England’s former boss doesn’t think that it is the same thing with West Brom.
“We probably turned more victories in at Palace than we have done here at West Brom,”
“So this period was a crucial time for me, where all the new players had settled in and helped the players already here to improve the performances – and the big slip-up is too many draws (compared) to victories.
“Unfortunately we look back on those periods and say those victories really should have been achieved.
“But in the main we can only hold ourselves accountable for that because far too many chances have been missed to win a game and that’s left us in a more difficult position than we probably were at Crystal Palace.”
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