Carlos Corberán targeting three points from Stoke clash

Carlos Corberán.

Albion boss Carlos Corberán says he expects a 'demanding' contest from Stoke City when the Potters head to The Hawthorns in the Sky Bet Championship on Saturday (3pm ko).

The Baggies go into the fixture - their last before the World Cup break - having won back-to-back matches under the Spaniard.

And the boss is targeting another victory to continue his side's fine form and build further positive momentum.

He said: "Every time West Bromwich Albion are on the pitch we’re going to go for the three points.

"We know that all we can control is how we perform, so we have been working on how we can perform in attack and how we can perform in defence to help us achieve the result we want to achieve.

"I expect a very demanding game because we’re two teams that will go on to the pitch with the determination to go for the three points. We arrive after a win and they arrive with the same situation after they won in midweek against Luton.

"I think that we have had enough time to share how important it is to really win games and, like I always say here, we have a group of players that want to change the momentum. They are aware of our situation and want to compete every time to give their best and change this."

Carlos Corberán during Albion's clash with QPR.

One man who could feature in the fixture is striker Daryl Dike, who made his return to match action on Monday evening for the club's PL2 side.

Corberán admitted that his comeback is a welcome one, and adds to the good feeling around the squad.

"The more players we have in the first team that are available to compete, the stronger we’re going to be.

"It’s a very positive thing for the player to recover and have the feeling of real games. So now after a long-term injury, the player psychologically and emotionally knows they can do the things that they want to do, to compete, to train, to help the team.

"It’s positive news for him, it’s positive news for the squad – because the more players we have, the stronger we’re going to be.

"We’re also having a very positive recovery with Karlan Grant because he has done all he can to reduce his time of his injury. This is another positive aspect we have."

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