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J. Ward-Prowse
Penalty Miss
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S. Johnstone
Penalty Save
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C. Robinson
O. Yokuşlu
3 - 0
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M. Phillips
M. Diagne
2 - 0
32'
Matheus Pereira
Penalty Goal
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That’s all for now. Until next time, goodbye!
Both of these sides face Leicester next. West Brom have a bit of a break before visiting the King Power Stadium in the league, with Southampton – who have won just two games from their last 14 in the league – facing the Foxes in the FA Cup semi-finals this weekend.
A brilliant result and performance from West Brom, who are well deserving of a victory which takes them to within two points of Fulham and eight of safety. Pereira scored the opener from the penalty spot, with Phillips doubling the Baggies’ lead before Robinson rounded things off in the second half – Johnstone then denying Ward-Prowse from the spot late on.
90' + 7' FULL TIME: WEST BROM 3-0 SOUTHAMPTON.
90' + 5' Johnstone is the first West Brom goalkeeper to save a penalty in the Premier League since Boaz Myhill against Manchester United in May 2015.
S. Johnstone
Penalty Save
90' + 4' Penalty Save Sam Johnstone
J. Ward-Prowse
Penalty Miss
90' + 4' Penalty Miss James Ward-Prowse
Penalty Save
90' + 3' SAVED! It goes from bad to worse for Southampton! Ward-Prowse gets plenty of power on his penalty, but Johnstone guessed the right way and made a fine save.
90' + 2' Penalty to Southampton! A chance for the Saints to snatch a consolation, after Townsend lunges in on Djenepo, just seconds after Ajayi had appeared to take down Armstrong.
90' + 1' There will be six minutes of added time.
89' Vestergaard finally connects with one of Ward-Prowse’s corners, but the defender was always on the stretch and his header soars harmlessly over.
M. Djenepo
K. Walker-Peters
87' Walker-Peters has also made way, for Djenepo.
N. Tella
D. Ings
87' A substitution for Southampton sees Ings go off, with Tella coming on.
S. Ajayi
K. Bartley
85' West Brom still make a change, with Bartley making way. Ajayi is on in his place.
84' Maitland-Niles is back on his feet, and it does not appear that the Arsenal loanee suffered a head injury, and he will be able to carry on.
82' The stretcher is on, but Maitland-Niles is at least sitting up, with the West Brom medical staff discussion their next move.
80' Several West Brom players are down at the moment. Pereira appeared to step across Ings as Southampton looked to break, and took a knock for his trouble, with Bartley then tweaking a muscle attempting to stop Adams, who drilled wide. But the main concern is for Maitland-Niles, who is receiving treatment after an awkward fall from an aerial challenge.
78' Southampton, of course, have an FA Cup semi-final clash with Leicester City coming up next week. Based on this performance, you would not be surprised to see Hasenhuttl ring the changes for that match at Wembley.
C. Adams
T. Walcott
76' Adams is on for Southampton, replacing Walcott.
H. Robson-Kanu
M. Diagne
76' A change for each side now. First, West Brom’s Diagne makes way for Robson-Kanu.
74' Robinson’s goal was his sixth Premier League strike, but remarkably, the first one not scored against Chelsea.
C. Gallagher
C. Robinson
72' Well, here is that change. Robinson has made way, with Gallagher coming on.
71' Ironically, it appeared that Robinson was about to go off, with Gallagher having been stripped and ready to replace him. However, the Chelsea loanee has now been sent back to the bench, with Allardyce keeping his powder dry.
C. Robinson
Goal
69' GOAL! Against the run of play, it’s West Brom who strike! One neat pass from Yokuslu cuts through Southampton’s defence and, having taken it away from Vestergaard, Robinson coolly slots beyond Forster. It's 3-0 to the Baggies.
O. Yokuşlu
Assist
69' It was an excellent pass from Yokuslu, but the space simply opened up in front of him, and it was more terrible defending from Southampton.
66' Yokuslu is involved in the other end now, having West Brom’s first attempt of the half. It is from a free-kick which was won by Pereira, but the Turkish international slices his effort way over.
64' CLOSE! Almost an embarrassing own goal from Yokuslu. The midfielder got back to prevent Redmond getting a shot off after latching onto Bertrand’s header, but only managed to skew it towards West Brom’s goal, but it sails just over.
61' Some hopeful appeals for a penalty from Southampton, after Redmond goes down under pressure from a defender. There was nothing doing for the referee, though, and VAR confirms his decision.
59' West Brom clear the free-kick with relative ease, but Southampton are keeping up the pressure, and the Baggies don’t really have an outball at the minute.
57' Southampton are just starting to turn the screw a bit now, with West Brom becoming a little more stretched. The Saints have a free-kick, with Ward-Prowse standing over it.
55' Only Peter Odemwingie (22 in 2010-11), Romelu Lukaku (21 in 2012-13) and Saido Berahino (15 in 2014-15) have had a hand in more goals in a Premier League campaign for West Brom than Pereira in 2020-21.
53' West Brom have certainly dropped off five yards or so since the restart, and seem comfortable in allowing Southampton to have more possession. It could be a risky game, if the visitors manage to get Ward-Prowse or Ings into the final third.
51' Walker-Peters combines with Walcott to get into the penalty box, before proceeding to flash a cross into the six-yard box. Only Ings was in there, though, and the ball is three yards ahead of him.
49' Ward-Prowse curls in a corner from the left which Vestergaard leaps to meet, but Bartley matches the Danish centre-back and gets it clear.
48' West Brom have never lost a Premier League game when leading by at least two goals at half-time (W10 D5), although they did fail to win their last such game against Chelsea back in September.
46' No changes for either side, as the second half gets underway.
Allardyce will be wanting more of the same from his side. Southampton boss Hasenhuttl, meanwhile, will be demanding a complete shift from his team, as they have to aim to come from two down for the second game running.
A dominant first-half display from West Brom, who are unfortunate not to be further ahead. They had a goal harshly, and seemingly incorrectly, disallowed early on, but Pereira's penalty and Phillips' close-range effort have put them deservedly ahead.
45' + 3' HALF-TIME: WEST BROM 2-0 SOUTHAMPTON.
45' + 1' Another worry for Southampton, with Ings down receiving treatment after a collision with a West Brom defender. He's gone straight down the tunnel, though may be back for the second half. 
44' West Brom are pressing for a third, but Southampton’s defence are managing to hold on for now. Their centre-backs have been run ragged, though, and Hasenhuttl may well have to look to change it at the interval.
41' West Brom have scored seven goals in their last two Premier League games, one more than they'd netted in their previous 11 combined (six).
39' As good as West Brom have been, Southampton have been largely awful, especially defensively. There is hope for the Saints, given they came from 2-0 down last week, but Hasenhuttl has work to do.
J. Ward-Prowse
Yellow Card
37' Pereira draws a hefty challenge from James Ward-Prowse, who goes into the book. 
37' West Brom have attempted 11 shots already today, their-highest total in the first half of a Premier League game this season.
M. Diagne
Assist
35' It was great work by Diagne, who put it right where Phillips wanted it, taking Southampton's defence out of the equation. 
M. Phillips
Goal
35' GOOOAAALL!!! It’s 2-0 to West Brom! This is brilliant play from the Baggies. Diagne wins the ball back high upfield and proceeds to drill a fantastic cross to the back post, where Phillips is on hand to tuck home.
34' Pereira has now been directly involved in 13 Premier League goals this season (eight goals, five assists), nine more than any other West Brom player.
Matheus Pereira
Penalty Goal
32' GOAL! West Brom lead 1-0! No mistake from Pereira, who slams the penalty which he won right down the middle, with Forster lunging to his right.
31' PENALTY TO WEST BROM! Well, a goal had certainly been coming, and now the Baggies have a great chance to get it. Pereira got to Maitland-Niles' great reverse ball, and is caught by a rash, clumsy Forster tackle.
30' Save at the other end! This has been a brilliant opening half-an-hour, with Johnstone just making an excellent stop to deny Armstrong. From the following corner, a deflection flicks up towards goal, but Johnstone is well placed to catch it.
28' MISS! How are West Brom not ahead? Diagne is put through one-on-one with Forster, but with half of the goal to aim at, the Baggies forward sends his effort well wide.
26' CHANCE! Now it’s Southampton’s turn to cause a real threat! Armstrong can’t divert Redmond’s cross on target, but Ings gets to the ball first. The angle is tight, however, and the striker’s effort rolls across the face of goal.
23' A half-chance for Southampton, as Redmond’s quick feet put West Brom’s defence onto the back foot. He is stopped, but Ings picks up the loose ball and curls a first-time effort a few yards wide.
21' West Brom have failed to score in six of their nine home league games under Allardyce (W1 D3 L5), but have been well on top in this one so far.
19' More opportunities for West Brom, with Furlong and Pereira both failing to convert with close-range headers. Southampton are all over the place at the back.
17' CLOSE! A wonderful right-wing cross from Phillips finds Furlong, but he can’t get enough purchase on his header. Moments later, Bertrand has to make a desperate last-ditch challenge on Diagne. West Brom are all over the Saints at the moment, but it stays 0-0.
14' West Brom carry on flooding forward, and a loose ball almost falls kindly for Townsend, but the full-back can’t get it under his spell in the six-yard box.
12' West Brom have lost their last four Premier League matches against Southampton, as many as in their first 13 against the Saints in the competition (W5 D4 L4).
10' After defending for the opening exchanges, Southampton get their first sighting of goal – Walker-Peters forcing Johnstone into a smart stop at his near post, with Walcott lashing wide from the resulting corner.
8' West Brom are straight back on the attack, winning a corner which is taken short, though Southampton’s defence are alert to it. Townsend drills in a cross which Robinson meets at the near post, but he can’t turn it home.
6' Well, the decision stands. It really did appear as though Diagne had kept himself onside, but the video referee has stuck with the on-field decision. A bright start from West Brom, though!
4' The replays appear to show that Diagne was onside, with Vestergaard playing him on. The VAR is checking it over…
3' NO GOAL! What a start that very nearly was for West Brom! Phillips forced Forster into a save, but the hosts kept up the pressure with Furlong drilling it back into the box. Diagne gets his head on it, and turns it home, but the flag is up. It looked extremely close, and there will be a VAR check.
1' KICK-OFF! We are up and running at the Hawthorns.
The teams are out on the pitch and kick-off is moments away. First, there will be two minutes of silence in respect to the Duke of Edinburgh, who passed away last week.
Southampton came from two goals down to beat Burnley last time out, and Ralph Hasenhuttl sticks with exactly the same team which started that match, with the Saints matching their hosts’ 4-4-2 shape.
SOUTHAMPTON SUBSTITUTES: Alex McCarthy, Jack Stephens, Che Adams, Moussa Djenepo, Takumi Minamino, Mohammed Salisu, Will Ferry, Alexandre Jankewitz.
SOUTHAMPTON (4-4-2): Fraser Forster; Kyle Walker-Peters, Jan Bednarek, Jannik Vestergaard, Ryan Bertrand; Stuart Armstrong, James Ward-Prowse, Ibrahima Diallo, Theo Walcott; Danny Ings, Nathan Redmond.
Just the one change from Sam Allardyce, with Robinson – who scored twice after coming on from the bench against Chelsea – handed a start up top. He replaces Ajayi, who drops to the bench, meaning West Brom also change their shape from a 5-4-1 to a 4-4-2.
WEST BROM SUBSTITUTES: Karlan Grant, Conor Gallagher, Hal Robson-Kanu, Kieran Gibbs, Grady Diangana, David Button, Semi Ajayi, Lee Peltier, Jake Livermore.
WEST BROM (4-4-2): Sam Johnstone; Darnell Furlong, Dara O’Shea, Kyle Bartley, Conor Townsend; Matt Phillips, Okay Yokuslu, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Matheus Pereira; Callum Robinson, Mbaye Diagne.
Southampton, meanwhile, sit 14th, though a win would take them above the 40-point mark and into 12th place, above Wolves and Crystal Palace.
West Brom claimed a shock 5-2 win over Chelsea last time out, and Fulham’s defeat to Wolves on Friday means the Baggies are within five points of the Cottagers, albeit still 11 adrift of safety with just eight games remaining.
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