Bilic calls for final promotion push

22 July 2020 21:10:32 GMTPlus10

West Brom boss Slaven Bilic has issued a rallying call to his side telling them to "finish the job" as the Baggies look to secure promotion to the Premier League.

The Baggies face QPR at the Hawthorns on Wednesday knowing a win will send them back to the top flight at the first time of asking.

But a failure to take all three points would allow Brentford to go up if they see off bottom club Barnsley. A win for Fulham at Wigan could also bring them back into the equation for automatic promotion.

Albion have been feeling the pressure in recent weeks losing their last outing 2-1 at Huddersfield and they are currently three games without a win in the Championship.

But it all boils down to the final 90 minutes of the season and Bilic has demanded his players get back to playing the outstanding football they produced earlier in the campaign.

Bilic believes his side will have learnt from the Huddersfield defeat at the weekend and use it to their advantage against QPR.

"We don't want to feel like that again," he said. "Players are people. You can’t tell them not to feel pressure – of course, they feel pressure.

"But I am telling them what is the best way for them to feel less pressure.

"That is by being front footed, by being brave and by doing what got us in this situation - playing football.

"We should be proud of what we have done so far – the whole West Bromwich Albion thing.

"Now is the time to finish it off", he added.

The Baggies won 2-0 at QPR earlier in the season and they are 1.22 to get the better of the Hoops on Wednesday, while Mark Warburton's men are 12.00 and the draw is 6.50.

West Brom are 1.14 to be promoted.

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