West Brom secured a vital win on Saturday thanks to a hard-fought 2-0 win over Brighton & Hove Albion, with goals from Jonny Evans and
It took just three minutes for West Brom to take the lead, with
Dawson then had a fantastic opportunity to double West Brom's lead, with the Englishman finding himself unmarked in the penalty area from another corner. However, the defender got his bearings all wrong and sent his header well wide of the post.
The visitors were struggling to deal with West Brom's pressing during the first-half, often leaving the likes of
West Brom haven’t won in 20, who are they playing today? Oh, Brighton— Alfie Bower (@Alfie_Bower7) January 13, 2018
Bruno Saltor stung the palms of Ben Foster early in the second half with a powerful drive from distance, with Brighton desperately looking for an avenue back into the game.
However, the Seagulls soon found themselves 2-0 down when Dawson, who was proving to be a goal threat throughout the first half, rose highest from a corner to double West Brom's lead.
Anthony Knockaert wasted an outstanding opportunity to pull Brighton back into the game, with
West Brom were able to see out the rest of the game, remaining largely untroubled from infrequent Brighton attacks.