The hard-fought victory at St Mary’s means that Albion have recorded three Premier League victories in December for the first time, and they move above Southampton to finish 2016 in 8th place, their highest year-end position since 2012.
After another valiant effort at the home of one of the top four, Albion came away pointless and look to a trip to Southampton to gain an elusive third Premier League victory in December. With just 42 goals conceded between them, both sides can boast a solid defence but with the Saints missing the players… Continue reading Baggies look to capitalise on absence of Saints’ goalscorers
Another solid defensive performance from the Baggies that ultimately proved unsuccessful as Olivier Giroud grabbed the winner a few minutes from the end.
Despite defeat to Manchester United, this remains Albion’s second best ever Premier League points total at this stage of the season as the Baggies are one place and four points worse off than they were in 2012, although they have never conceded fewer goals.