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Baggies continue strong run of results with unexpected draw

West Bromwich Albion’s Somen Tchoyi made himself a hero with the fans after his goal against Manchester United gained an important point in their bid to avoid relegation.

West Brom would not have been expecting to get anything from the match at Old Trafford yet they battled back from 2-0 down to salvage a draw.  This result had parallels with Tchoyi's goal as Edwin Van Der Saar made an unexpected error from a Chris Brunt cross which, allowed the 27-year-old the chance to score and he duly obliged.

The Cameroon international put it down to anticipating the unexpected.

"I just went for the cross and hoped it would come for me," he said.

"I was just focused on the goal. I was waiting for something - and I got it."

West Brom have produced some stirring displays of late and have long put behind them that 6-0 mauling at the hands of Chelsea at the opening day of the season.

A very good point at home to Tottenham was followed up by a win against Birmingham and then a superb victory at the Emirates stadium against Arsenal.

Defender Jonas Olsson conceded that his side were perhaps lucky at times in the match on Saturday but believes that recent performances gave his side confidence to fight back and get a point.

"We weren't as solid as we have been and they had enough chances to put the game away," he said.

"But when you play against some of the best players in the world you expect that kind of thing.

"The thing is, when you have been down a few times, you have it in the back of your head that if you fall behind again you can come back.

"We just felt if we got a goal, United would start to get a bit nervous. We took advantage of it.

"After that, we could have taken more, although a draw at Old Trafford is still a very good result."

Olsson cleared up any confusion surrounding the first goal which the Baggies scored and admitted that he did not get the crucial last touch.

"I would like to claim it but it was Patrice Evra's goal," he said.

"He got the touch that took it behind the line. I put it in again just to be sure but it was already in."

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