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Stoke 1-0 West Brom: Nick Powell’s late strike sinks leaders and puts Potters in third place

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Stoke 1-0 West Brom: Nick Powell late strike sinks leaders and takes Potters to third in championship

  • Stoke City defeated leaders West Brom 1-0 with a late goal from Nick Powell
  • Powell clung to a chipped pass from Tommy and lobbed Sam Johnstone
  • Johnstone had saved an earlier penalty from Stoke’s Sam Surridge











Stoke City defeated championship leaders West Brom 1-0 on Friday thanks to a late strike from Nick Powell.

Midfielder Powell picked up a chipped pass from Tommy Smith and lobbed Baggies keeper Sam Johnstone to score the only goal of the game in the 79th minute, giving Stoke a deserved win and taking them to third in the standings, one point behind West Brom.

Johnstone had saved a previous penalty from Sam Surridge but was helpless to keep out Powell’s delicate chip.

West Brom keeper Sam Johnstone denies Stoke’s Sam Surridge from the penalty spot

Surridge looks on in frustration after missing the opportunity, but his side won the match anyway

Surridge looks on in frustration after missing the opportunity, but his side won the match anyway

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