Boss wants to build on Rovers point

Last updated : 28 October 2018 By Site Editor

Darren Moore admitted his relief at stopping Albion's losing run as the Baggies earned a frustrating 1-1 draw at home to Blackburn Rovers. 

After a disjointed first half Albion took the lead late on when Craig Dawson bundled the ball home from a corner. 

But Albion again failed to keep a clean sheet and Harrison Reed curled in an equaliser in the 71st minute. 

The hosts pushed forward for a winner after Rovers were reduced to ten men after goalkeeper David Raya had to leave the field following a clash with Jay Rodriguez. But Albion were unable to test stand-in-keeper Richie Smallwood late on. 

"We wanted more but we've finished the week with a point," said Moore.

"I'm pleased in the end because from a psychological point of view it's something to work from.

"We'll take the positives.

"We've got a chance now to get some work in on the training ground ahead of another Saturday fixture.

"It's about turning it around, getting back on track and getting that fluidity back.

"It's a point that stops the rot..

"After the week we've had with the two losses you've got to look that it stops a rot setting in.

"I thought we created enough to get the all-important second goal.

"It just eluded us. Everyone saw the intent was there