Norwich City 'still confident' - Bradley Johnson

Bradley Johnson
Johnson has started three of Norwich's four league games this season

Norwich City midfielder Bradley Johnson believes his side will not crack under the pressure of pursuing their first Premier League victory.

Sunday's 1-0 loss to West Brom leaves the Canaries winless after their first four games.

"It's the first time in the Premier League for some of us and we're doing well," Johnson told BBC Radio Norfolk.

"We've got a bunch of confident lads in there and you can see the way we play we're not shying from anything."

The defeat against Albion follows draws in City's opening fixtures against Wigan and Stoke, before winning praise for their performance in a 3-1 defeat at Chelsea.

Johnson's fellow midfielder Andrew Surman added: "We've got to keep believing. I think everybody that played today, everyone involved, knows we should have got something from the game.

"When we went to Chelsea, it's a tough place to go, and I think we were disappointed with a loss.

"That says a lot about the belief in this squad, I think if we keep that belief we'll be alright."

City have conceded a penalty in all of their top flight games this season, a trend that continued when West Brom were awarded a spot kick following Steve Morison's challenge on Steven Reid.

Norwich felt doubly aggrieved when Baggies defender Gabriel Tamas' collision with James Vaughan went unpunished at the other end.

"We're just not getting decisions we should at this moment in time," said 24-year-old Johnson.

"Every game there's been a controversial moment against us, I'm sick [of talking about it], but it's down to us, we should be scoring and cutting out the mistakes."

Surman, 25, resisted the urge to claim his side were not getting decisions against more established Premier League sides.

"There's no point in thinking like that," he said.

"I don't think there's any favouritism from referees in the Premier League, they either see the incident or they don't.

"It [the Vaughan incident] looked pretty stonewall from where we were sitting, but it wasn't given and we can't start thinking the world's against us."

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