Carlos Corberán | 'We've given ourselves a chance'

Carlos Corberán is interviewed after Albion's win against Norwich

Carlos Corberán was delighted to see his side claim a crucial three points against Norwich City and keep their play-off chances alive on Saturday night.

The Baggies came from behind to beat the Canaries 2-1 at The Hawthorns, with captain Conor Townsend and winger Jed Wallace on target after Josh Sargent’s opener for the visitors. 

Corberán’s men knew only a victory would be enough to see them head to Swansea City on the final day still with a shot at securing a spot in the Play-Offs, and the boss was thrilled with the level of commitment and effort on display.

Carlos said: “Today it was important to not be focused on the other results and just focus on ourselves. 

“We showed a lot of commitment in the game. Our job was to win it because if we didn’t, we knew what the consequences were. 

“We now arrive to the last game of the season still with an option to get to where we want to be and I think I have to give the players a lot of credit for that.

“I said to the players before the game that before our first game against Sheffield United we only had 14 points from 17 games and we were bottom of the table.

“Defeat at Sheffield United on Wednesday left us two points off the top six but I said to the players that I didn’t think the job was done. 

“We had to try and climb the table today and put the club in the best position possible heading into the last game of the season. To win today was really important. 

“The fact that we played on Wednesday and Sunday and our opponents played last Saturday says a lot about the mentality of our players. 

“We finished the game today in the best way possible and I have to give a lot of credit to the effort that they were giving. Competing how they were competing was very positive. 

“The only thing we can do now is prepare for our last game of the season and be focused on that.

“Our position in the table is similar to Swansea and we know that they are a very good team. 

“As soon as you have one minimum possibility, you need to fight. We still have a chance and we need to kill for this chance now.”

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