Baggies refocus on staying up

West Brom were overwhelmed 3-0 by the home side at Etihad Stadium after Gareth McAuley was wrongly dismissed for a foul committed by team-mate Craig Dawson on City striker Wilfried Bony.

City did not dwell on the matter, with goals from Bony, Fernando and David Silva taking the team to a much-needed victory.

The result, however, has implications for West Brom, who still have work to do escape relegation. That battle against the drop, rather than the red card controversy, should be the focus, according to Myhill.

“I am not going to stand here and bash people for mistakes – they happen. This game is done now, we move onto the next one,??? Myhill said.

“We have got a difficult run-in, there is no hiding from that. We are going to have to get as many points as we can, keep battling. ???The manager will instil that into us. We will keep going until the end of the season.”

Myhill helped stopped a rout ??? City made 43 shots ??? but said saves barely counted if his team didn???t win.

“I would have liked to have won the game, but I think everyone on our team can take credit for their performance,??? the 32-year-old said.

“Obviously Man City had a lot more, but in the situation we were I think we restricted them well. The lads stuck together and made it difficult for them.”

The win was a relief for City after last week’s loss at Burnley dealt a hefty blow to their hopes of retaining the title and increased pressure on manager Manuel Pellegrini, particuarly as hsi side bowed out of the Champions League after being outplayed by Barcelona.

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