After 19 games in the Championship, West Brom have been somewhat incredible this season in Slaven Bilic’s first year in charge of the Baggies.
The Albion sit comfortably in the top-two with Leeds United doing well to keep pace with the former Premier League side, and heading into this weekend as of Friday, West Brom finds themselves seven points clear of third place as the Championship table shows.
And the Baggies have been playing with the mentality of champions, as the cliché goes, with West Brom grinding out wins against the likes of Sheffield Wednesday and Preston North End in recent weeks, maintaining the club’s great unbeaten run in the Championship.
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And as Swansea City enter the Hawthorns today in what is set to be yet another crucial game for West Brom, the squad know that momentum cannot drop again with the Welsh side aiming to return to play-off spots after their blistering start to the season has fizzled out.
The festive period of any football season in any year is always viewed as one of the most crucial points of the campaign for most clubs, especially ones aiming for promotion, which is why West Brom cannot allow their heads to drop against the Swans today.
Matches are coming by thick and fast for Championship sides and the table both at the top and at the bottom is an ever-changing enigma, and West Brom have so far been riding the wave expertly, picking up wins against whoever comes their way.
The Baggies blistering form will play on the minds of Swansea today, and for West Brom, they cannot allow their incredible run to slow down at any speed if they are to keep chase with Leeds in this important part of the Championship season.