West Brom’s Veteran midfielder is desperatre to make amends for the loss against Stoke on Saturday.
Gera says the West Bromwich squad are prepared to reinstate their dominance in the Premier League after Saturday’s 1-0 defeat by Stoke at The Hawthorns.
Dean Whitehead’s 75th minute goal was enough to snatch three points for the Potters as the Baggies confirmed their second-successive loss since beating Sunderland 4-2. Albion were beaten by Manchester City and Newcastle before progressing on a four-game winning streak which came to an ugly end at Swansea on Wednesday. And the Hungary international believes it is important Steve Clarke’s men respond to their last two results in a similar manner.
“We’re disappointed as we lost on Saturday but we have a chance to pick up points in our next game,” said Gera. “We have Arsenal in our next game and I think it will be easier for us to play against Arsenal than it was to play Stoke. There are no excuses and we have to always play well no matter who we are against.”
The Hungarian added, “When you lose two games people will ask if you are in bad form but we believe in what we are doing and we will carry on. Every game is difficult in the Premier League and there are no easy games. It is credit to us that we have done what we have done so far this season but we know there are no easy games and we must work really hard for every single point. We have to end this run and we have to pick up points and I’m sure we will.”
“The manager said at half time that if one team were to score a goal it would probably win the game so they scored and we didn’t create too many chances. It was a bad game to watch but this is football and sometimes you have to dig in. Hopefully we will learn from this result and next time we will be better. Stoke don’t give you do too many opportunities and we didn’t play as well as we can.”