FINAL WHISTLE: West Brom 1-0 Sunderland

West Bromwich Albion put their opening day 6-0 defeat to Chelsea behind them by taking down Sunderland 1-0 at home.

New signing Peter Odemwingie made an immediate impact at The Hawthorns, netting the only goal of the match with nine minutes remaining on debut.

West Bromwich Albion: 1 (Peter Odemwingie 81’)
Sunderland: 0

Venue: The Hawthorns
Crowd: 23,624
Referee: Kevin Friend
Yellow cards: WBA - Chris Brunt 18’, Jonas Olsson 36’, Steven Reid 88’
SU - Paulo da Silva 80’, Titus Bramble 83’

Starting Line-Ups

WBA
Scott Carson (gk), Gabriel Tamas, Jonas Olsson, Marek Cech, Gonzalo Jara, Chris Brunt, Youssuf Mulumbu (Shorey 86’), Peter Odemwingie, Graham Dorrans (Reid 82’), Jerome Thomas (Barnes 45’), James Morrison

Subs - Boaz Myhill (gk), Steven Reid (82’), Nicky Shorey (86’), Pablo Ibanez, Roman Bednar, Giles Barnes (45’), Simon Cox

SU
Simon Mignolet (gk), Paulo da Silva, Titus Bramble, Kieran Richardson, Nedum Onuoha, Jordan Henderson, Cristian Riveros (WAghorn 85’), Steed Malbranque (Zenden 67’), Ahmed Al Muhammadi (Welbeck 67’), Fraizer Campbell, Darren Bent

Subs - Trevor Carson (gk), Boudewijn Zenden (67’), Phillip Bardsley, Martin Waghorn (85’), Danny Welbeck (67’), Jack Colback, Marcos Angeleri

 
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