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West Brom 2-2 Aston Villa: Jay Rodriguez earns Baggies stoppage-time draw

West Brom 2-2 Aston Villa: Jay Rodriguez earns Baggies stoppage-time draw

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Jay Rodriguez bundled in a controversial injury-time equaliser as West Brom twice came from behind to draw a dramatic derby and deny Aston Villa a third successive away win.Two Anwar El Ghazi goals - one wickedly defected off Ahmed Hegazi, the second a stunner - had looked set to lift Dean Smith's Villa into the Championship top six.But, from Matt Phillips' right-wing cross, Villa keeper Orjan Nyland was found wanting as Rodriguez bravely nipped in ahead of him to get his chest to the cross - and the ball trickled over the line. However, Villa players complained it had gone in off the striker's arm. After consulting with officials referee Darren England gave it, taking Rodriguez to 10 Champio...
Boro top of Championship after injury-time winner against West Brom

Boro top of Championship after injury-time winner against West Brom

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Daniel Ayala scored a stoppage-time winner as unbeaten Middlesbrough went top of the Championship and ended West Bromwich Albion's recent resurgence.Boro dominated the match from start to finish but had to wait until the 91st minute before Spanish centre-half Ayala eventually found a way through from close range.Middlesbrough had squandered numerous opportunities prior to that, with Martin Braithwaite most guilty when he blazed high and wide from inside the six-yard box. Ryan Shotton headed over and Stewart Downing's fierce strike forced Sam Johnstone into a smart save - but boss Tony Pulis was not to be denied a victory against his former employers.Relive Middlesbrough's win over West BromBo...
Chelsea 3-0 West Brom: Conte's men rated and slated

Chelsea 3-0 West Brom: Conte's men rated and slated

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While West Brom had the Chelsea defence under some pressure, Courtois was not called into action on too many occasions in the game. Monday, February 12, 2018Chelsea put an end to their two-game losing run with a workmanlike victory over West Brom at Stamford Bridge. The hosts, who came off the back of humiliating defeats against Watford and Bournemouth respectively started the game nervously which saw Jay Rodriguez miss a glaring chance for Albion. However, the Blues' main man Eden Hazard produced an accomplished finish to get Chelsea a goal which settled any nerves and subsequently put them in control of the game. Victor Moses doubled the reigning Premier League champions' lead with a cool finish on 63 minutes before Hazard's shot from the edge of the box put some glos...
‘There’s no communication’ – Alan Pardew slams VAR after West Brom stun Liverpool in FA Cup

‘There’s no communication’ – Alan Pardew slams VAR after West Brom stun Liverpool in FA Cup

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West Brom manager Alan Pardew was critical of the application of the Video Assistant Referee system during his side's 3-2 FA Cup win over Liverpool at Anfield.Three major incidents in the first half alone required the intervention of technology - including the first time a match referee has used a pitchside television replay.And although it eventually led to the correct decisions being made, the time it took - with almost four minutes elapsing between Mohamed Salah being fouled and Craig Pawson awarding a penalty which Roberto Fimino missed - left supporters and players on all sides angry and frustrated.Prior to that Craig Dawson had his header ruled out after VAR ruled Gareth Barry was in an offside position in front of goalkeeper Simon Mignolet.MATCH REPORT - Liverpool 2-3 West Brom...
Rodriguez double helps West Brom beat Liverpool as VAR history made

Rodriguez double helps West Brom beat Liverpool as VAR history made

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Jay Rodriguez scored twice as West Brom won at Liverpool in an extraordinary FA Cup fourth-round tie dominated by video assistant referee (VAR) decisions.Referee Craig Pawson ruled out an Albion goal, gave Liverpool a penalty and delayed awarding the visitors' third goal because of VAR referrals.Rodriguez thumped an equaliser seconds after Roberto Firmino chipped an opener, then slotted Albion 2-1 up.Joel Matip's own goal made it 3-1, before Mohamed Salah pulled one back.Liverpool's first-half penalty, which Firmino missed, was a moment of VAR history - as it was the first time a referee in an English game had referred to a monitor on the touchline to make a final decision.Pawson ruled, after a significant delay, that Jake Livermore had tugged Salah's shirt, and pointed to the spot.Liverpo...