Foster: We will bounce back
Goalkeeper Ben Foster insists no radical overhaul of West Brom's performances is necessary despite a recent dip in results.
The Baggies will be looking for their first win of 2013 when they visit Everton for Wednesday evening's Barclays Premier League encounter.
West Brom have collected only one point from their last four league games and crashed out of the FA Cup to QPR in a third-round replay.
But Foster is refusing to press the panic button and believes Steve Clarke's side will soon get back on track.
The former England international said: "The performances have been good. We've carried on what we've been doing. It's just the results have changed.
"If you look at the last four or five games we've been unlucky, even going back to Manchester United when we lost 2-0 and they know they'd been in a very good game.
"We deserved at least a point from the Fulham game, if not three. As for Reading, it was crazy, ridiculous after leading 2-0.
"For 83 minutes we were amazing, passing and defending well, just a pleasure to watch, and we lose 3-2.
"I don't think we are reading too much into it. The spirit is still there."
Foster insists Albion will be as level-headed about their current poor run as they were when lying third in the Premier League at the start of December.
He said: "We will carry on the way we always do. Even when we were third or fourth in the league we didn't go shouting about things. We just carried on.
"After the recent run, we will be exactly the same. That's the way we are. We prefer it like that.
"We've just got to get back to winning ways. No one's heads have dropped.
"It was nice to have the points on the board so early in the season but we don't get carried away here.
"The recent four or five games we've been unlucky not to put teams away and put the games to bed."
Albion finished above Aston Villa in the table last season to become the leading midlands side for the first time in more than two decades.
But Foster said: "We don't look at it like that but we know the fans do and fair play to them.
"They've been in the shadows of Birmingham and Villa. It's nice for them to have something to hold onto."
Foster is unconcerned by West Brom's unwanted knack of conceding late goals - 11 in the last 10 minutes of games this season.
He said: "I didn't know that until someone told me. I think that goes to prove we are not worried about it.
"Going into the last 10 minutes, it is not something we are thinking about and start getting anxious about.
"We don't really sense it. We just play the way we play. I think Tottenham had a similar problem early in the season.
"Some of the results they were getting were determined so late in the game and it was killing them.
"It is not something we are thinking or worrying about it. It's maybe just coincidence.
"We are a very fit team. I'm sure it's nothing to do with that and again we've got a lot of experience to call upon.
"Hopefully it's just coincidence and it will start to even itself out."
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