A single goal from Brown Ideye was enough to ensure that Tony Pulis got a much needed three points against his former side, as West Bromwich Albion edged closer to safety with a 1-0 win over Stoke City.
Brown Ideye scored his fifth goal since the start of February as he headed in Craig Gardner’s cross mid-way through the first-half. His strike would prove decisive.
However, the Nigerian thought he’d grabbed a brace, after a mistake from Asmir Begovic seemingly allowed him to double his tally, only for his effort to be ruled out for offside.
A stop-star second-half was littler with injuries, including one to West Brom keeper, Ben Foster:
Thankfully, his replacement Boaz Myhill was in inspired form when called upon –
Victor Moses and Jonathan Walters both limped off for the visitors, severely limiting their attacking threat:
Although West Brom forward Stephane Sessegnon was lucky not to be sent-off for this shove on Charlie Adam: