ALBION boss Oscar Garcia has hit back at critics who accuse him of being too negative after an attacking line-up drew a blank at Barnsley.

The Spaniard started with Solly March, Jesse Lingard, Leo Ulloa and David Rodriguez at Oakwell.

He also brought on Kazenga LuaLua and Craig Mackail-Smith but the Seagulls could not find a way past Barnsley, who played the last 14 minutes with ten men after Kelvin Etuhu saw red.

Oscar, asked about criticism from pockets of the fan base, told The Argus: “I can’t care about other opinions. I can’t understand that anybody can say we are not positive.

“We are always positive with our substitutions. I respect them but I have my own opinion and I am the coach.

“We wanted to score, to have positive players on the pitch, but sometimes it happens (not scoring).”

Rohan Ince remains doubtful for tomorrow night’s trip to promoted Leicester. The midfielder missed the Barnsley stalemate with a dead leg sustained in last week’s 3-3 draw at Blackburn Rovers.