West Brom boss Darren Moore reacts to Preston victory as Baggies go top of the Championship

Darren Moore said Preston North End made it difficult for his West Brom side as the Baggies went top of the Championship with victory at Deepdale on Saturday.

Saturday, 29th September 2018, 9:41 pm
Updated Saturday, 29th September 2018, 10:47 pm
West Brom boss Darren Moore

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It was a fourth straight defeat for PNE who remained bottom of the table after a miserable start to the season.

"It was a difficult game today and that's why I'm pleased with the three points,” said Moore.

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West Brom boss Darren Moore

"Alex Neil is a very good head coach. Whether your top or bottom, you're splitting hairs in this division, you'll see topsy turvy results every week.

"You have to go into every game with detail, precision, focus and determination and I thought the boys showed that here against difficult opponents.

"Preston didn't let us rest one minute and we had to go and get the result rather than having it given to us."