After enduring a less-than-auspicious start to life at the Hawthorns and securing a solitary point against Liverpool, Sam Allardyce was desperate for a first win in charge of the Baggies.
A Matheus Pereira double from the penalty spot and Semi Ajayi‘s looping header helped West Bromwich Albion secure their first win under Sam Allardyce – and another loss for Nuno Santo’s Wolves.
— West Bromwich Albion (@WBA) January 16, 2021
The Black Country derby spoils go to the Baggies at Molineux; at full-time, it finished Wolves 2-3 West Brom.
Big Sam handed West Brom their second win of the season; they move up to 11 points now, a vital victory on the road to survival.
— Premier League (@premierleague) January 16, 2021
Meanwhile, its been six top-flight games on the trot without a win for Nuno Espirito Santo’s side, to leave them well off the pace of the top four.
Derby defeat. #WOLWBA
— Wolves (@Wolves) January 16, 2021