By Damian Spellman, Press Association
Published: 13:21 BST, 18 October 2020 | Updated: 13:21 BST, 18 October 2020
Slaven Bilic has warned his West Brom players that even Premier League champions Liverpool would be 'hammered' if they tried to pick and choose the games in which they turned it on.
The promoted Baggies resume after the international break with a home match against Burnley on Monday evening in which both sides will be seeking a first league win of the campaign.
Bilic's men suffered the misfortune of being handed an early-season fixture list which pitched them into battle with 2016 champions Leicester, in-form Everton and big-spending Chelsea, but it was the 2-0 defeat by Southampton which followed which caused him most pain.
Slaven Bilic has warned his West Brom players about inconsistency and effort ahead of return
The Baggies are still searching for their first win of the season and play Burnley on Monday
Bilic said: 'We knew that especially our first three games were very difficult on paper - but then we played the worst in our