Albert Adomah has targeted back-to-back Sky Bet Championship wins following our first away victory of the season at Barnsley.
Adomah struck twice in the 3-0 triumph at Oakwell, and says it’s a big week for the club as we attempt to reach the fourth round of the Carabao Cup this evening and host Nottingham Forest at Villa Park on Saturday.
He said: “It’s great when you get a victory – it’s buzzing around the place.
“Our aim was to get three points at Barnsley and we achieved that. It was one of our best performances of the season so far – especially away from home, where it’s more difficult. We deserved it.
I’ve been training hard, the manager picked me and I showed what I could do. Hopefully I can keep it up.
“Even though we hadn’t been defeated in five games, we were still a bit disappointed coming into it. It was a bit mellow because the draws we’d been getting should have been wins. They’ve felt like losses.
“Last season was the same – draws felt like defeats. That reflects the expectation here and only wins matter.
“Hopefully now we can get back-to-back wins. We’ve won our first away game and now we need to get it right again this week.”
Adomah’s brace on Saturday marked his return to the starting line-up, after he missed the Brentford match and came on as a second-half substitute in the draw with Middlesbrough.
And having impressed Steve Bruce enough to win back his place, Adomah now has his sights set on keeping it.
He added: “It’s always difficult for the manager when it comes to selection. It’s the way you deal with missing out that counts.
“I’ve been training hard, the manager picked me and I showed what I could do. Hopefully I can keep it up and carry on being selected.
“I was happy to score two goals against Barnsley and help the team.”