Tom Heaton 6

Little he could do with either goal and aside from that he was relatively untroubled all afternoon.

Matt Lowton 6

Put some good crosses in but made a mistake going for interception in build-up to first goal.

Kevin Long 7

Impressive considering his lack of game time. Looked comfortable on the ball and played with confidence.

James Tarkowski 6

Lost Dawson for second goal but aside from that another assured display. Also comfortable on the ball.

Stephen Ward 7

May not have been 100 per cent fit but worked hard and linked up well with Boyd when he went to the left.

George Boyd 7

Looked better when he switched to the left and got in some good positions on that flank.

Ashley Westwood 8

Confidence looks like it’s being rebuilt. Another display full of energy and passing was crisp and effective.

Jeff Hendrick 8

Partnership with Westwood looks promising. Hendrick set the tempo for large parts of the game and was always keen to have the ball.

Scott Arfield 7

Great chance in first half but got in those sort of positions often. Corners were fairly threatening as well.

Ashley Barnes 7

Deserves huge amount of credit for the way he shot to his feet to set up Vokes’ first goal.

Sam Vokes 8 (Man of the Match)

Two well-taken goals and could have had a hat-trick with Foster saving his first-half effort. Seemed to relish the aerial battle with Albion’s giants and won more than his fair share of headers, including for the second, crucial goal.


Andre Gray for Barnes (79)
Robbie Brady for Boyd (83)
Johann Berg Gudmundsson for Arfield (83)

Subs not used: Nick Pope, Jon Flanagan, Tendayi Darikwa, Steven Defour

West Brom: Ben Foster, Craig Dawson, Gareth McAuley, Jonny Evans (Allan Nyom 51), Marc Wilson (Claudio Yacob 88), Darren Fletcher, Sam Field (James Morrison 54), Jake Livermore, Chris Brunt, James McClean, Salomon Rondon

Subs not used: Boaz Myhill, Jonathan Leko, Nacer Chadli, Kane Wilson