First WBA win in 21 PL matches
Pardew’s first WBA PL win, too
Baggies strike twice off corners
Gulls one PL win in last 12
The win is the Baggies’ first in league play since August, and its second-straight win after an FA Cup defeat of Exeter City last weekend.
West Brom is 19th with 19 points, while Brighton is 15th with 23 points.
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Evans put West Brom on the right track — and added a few dollars to the Baggies’ asking price — when he headed in off an early corner.
It could have been 2-0. Matty Phillips effort into the box was blocked by the arm of Glenn Murray, but it was not deemed penalty-worthy.
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16 – Brighton have conceded 16 goals from set pieces in the Premier League this season (inc. pens); a joint-high alongside Watford. Confusion.
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) January 13, 2018
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Jay Rodriguez had an early second half shot blocked inside the six as the Baggies sought a second. He’d then drag a shot wide of goal in the 51st.
Dawson gave West Brom its second in the 55th off yet another set piece, a corner driven to the penalty spot and headed off the ground with violence.
Murray set Anthony Knockaert up for a left-footer that tore over the goal.