Home SportsFootball Ajayi’s goal helps West Brom to second league win

Ajayi’s goal helps West Brom to second league win

by
Ajayi’s goal helps West Brom to second league win

West Brom and Nigeria defender, Oluwasemilogo Ajayi, scored his second league goal for the newly-promoted Baggies in a 3-2 away win over Wolves, in a Black Country derby, to help them to their second win of the 2020/21 EPL season.

Ajayi’s goal, sandwiched between two penalty goals by Matheus Pereira helped new manager, Sam Allardyce, to his first league win on his return to management.

Pereira gave the relegation-threatened West Brom side the lead after just eight minutes after Wolves defender Willy Boly was adjudged by VAR to have tripped Callum Robinson. Pereira sent Rui Patricio the wrong way to give West Brom the lead.

Wolves hit back with two goals within five minutes towards the end of the first half. The equaliser came on 38 minutes through Fabio Silva and Boly, on 43 minutes, got his redemption with the second, two minutes before the interval.

Wolves [PHOTO CREDIT: @Wolves]

Ajayi got his team their own equaliser in the 52nd minute with a header from a Kyle Bartley cross. Another trip on Robinson in the 55th minute handed Pereira his second chance and again he was successful, sending Patricio the wrong way.

ALSO READ: EPL: Semi Ajayi denies Liverpool victory with first Premier League goal

West Brom defended deep from then on and held on for just the second win of the campaign. The three points took their points tally to 11, though they stayed in 19th place, but three points off 17th-placed Brighton. Ajayi was booked in the first half and scored 7.8, per whoscored. He made two successful tackles and won eight aerial duels and has played all 18 league games.

Support PREMIUM TIMES’ journalism of integrity and credibility

Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.

By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.

Donate


TEXT AD: To advertise here . Call Willie +2347088095401…






PT Mag Campaign AD



Source link

related posts

Leave a Comment

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More