A livid Sam Allardyce accused the West Brom gamers of missing dedication and never pulling their weight after being torn aside by Leeds on Tuesday night time.
The Baggies have been humbled 5-Zero by Marcelo Bielsa’s aspect on the Hawthorns – conceding 4 in a loopy first half.
A comical Romaine Sawyers personal objective, plus targets from Ezgjan Alioski, Jack Harrison, Rodrigo and Raphinha capped off a really disastrous efficiency by the relegation-threatened West Brom.
However it wasn’t the margin of defeat that harm Allardyce essentially the most. The newly-appointed West Brom boss was left despondent by the applying of his gamers.
He stated: “I anticipate us to beat that disappointment. It’s an enormous blow if you see one thing like that occur – notably with the place we’re in (second-bottom).
“The lads assume ‘oh no what’s subsequent, what can occur now’? It’s important to dismiss it out of your thoughts and have extra battle and dedication.
“It’s important to play your approach again into the sport and we failed to do this at each stage. We let Leeds overrun us and didn’t present any of the battle, dedication and high quality defending we confirmed at Liverpool.
“What the gamers have to grasp is, no matter they assume they’re at this second isn’t sufficient.
“I stated on day one they needed to individually work tougher, not solely on the membership however take care of themselves higher away from the membership. I’m but to see that, whether or not they have devoted themselves extra.
“Tonight put plenty of doubt in my thoughts about their dedication. Leeds didn’t solely play us off the sphere, they ran us off the sphere.”
West Brom earned a shock draw at Premier League champions Liverpool simply two days earlier than being humbled by Leeds.
Allardyce additionally steered his gamers acquired complacent after claiming a degree at Anfield.
He informed talkSPORT: “It reveals that inconsistency is an understatement. You discover at this stage that consistency is a part of profitable soccer matches.
“That’s failed us tonight. We thought we have been getting someplace with what occurred at Liverpool and we now have to reveal in thoughts that we’re a struggling aspect on the improper finish of the Premier League.
“The gamers we’re taking part in towards are higher than we’re and we now have to compete towards that and the one approach you’ll be able to compete towards that’s by with the ability to play as a group collectively and to have the ability to maximise our strengths and nullify their weaknesses and that may be carried out if everybody pulls their weight. Everybody pulled their weight at Liverpool however not tonight.
“However I’ve to provide credit score to Leeds. They’re a brilliant aspect which not solely reveals how far behind we’re in soccer phrases, technical phrases but in addition health phrases.
“I don’t wish to see something like that once more, I don’t wish to see a efficiency like that. I can settle for a defeat however I can’t settle for the way in which we acquired defeated at present.”