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Stoke win at bottom club West Brom

Stoke recorded their first away win in the Premiership, 2-0 at bottom of the pile West Brom. Goals early in the first and second periods gave Stoke hope of survival in the Premiership at the expense of West Brom who remain bottom.

Ricardo Fuller gave the Potters the ideal start with a goal after only two minutes, again exposing Albion's problem this season, defensive frailty.

When James Beattie made it two on 49 minutes Stoke comfortably held on for the three points.

A disappointed Albion boss Tony Mowbray, said, "It leaves us with a mountain to climb, but as I said to the players in the dressing room we have to keep going.

"It was hugely disappointing. We fell short at both ends of the pitch.

"We do concede some very poor goals and we were not good enough to keep them out. The concentration levels were not good enough."

For Stoke boss Tony Pulis it was a relief to finally win on their travels.

"It is a monkey off our back. It was a very important game but they all are now.

"We have played well away from home before but not had the results. It was a smashing result but we move on now.

"We have a lot of work to do. The important thing to do is to keep our feet on the ground."

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