•   
  •   

Sport Sky Sports pundit outlines reason for West Brom player struggling in Birmingham City win

15:41  16 october  2021
15:41  16 october  2021 Source:   footballleagueworld.co.uk

Pundits back West Brom to revisit summer striker transfer links in January

  Pundits back West Brom to revisit summer striker transfer links in January Former West Brom midfielder Carlton Palmer has backed the club to reignite their interest in Orlando City striker Daryl Dike during the January transfer window. Dike spent the second half of last season on loan at Barnsley under current West Brom manager Valerien Ismael, and scored nine goals in 22 appearances to help the Tykes […]Dike spent the second half of last season on loan at Barnsley under current West Brom manager Valerien Ismael, and scored nine goals in 22 appearances to help the Tykes defy the odds and claim a top six Championship finish.

International Friendly - Ireland v Qatar © Provided by Football League World International Friendly - Ireland v Qatar

West Bromwich Albion forward Callum Robinson looked fatigued in last night’s 1-0 win over Birmingham City, according to Sky Sports pundit Don Goodman.

Valerien Ismael’s side got back to winning ways last night thanks to Karlan Grant’s late strike. However, it was a tough evening for the Baggies against Birmingham as the Championship returned following October’s international break.

Callum Robinson was full of confidence heading out of that international break, having scored five goals across two games for the Republic of Ireland.

'One of those nights' - Sky Sports pundit slams West Brom ace who lost 11 duels v Stoke

  'One of those nights' - Sky Sports pundit slams West Brom ace who lost 11 duels v Stoke Jordan Hugill’s performance in West Brom’s Championship defeat to Stoke City on Friday night has been blasted by Sky Sports pundit Don Goodman. The Lowdown: Disappointing night in Stoke The 29-year-old started for the Baggies for only the third time since his August move and his goalless return for Valerien Ismael’s side continued as Nick […]The 29-year-old started for the Baggies for only the third time since his August move and his goalless return for Valerien Ismael’s side continued as Nick Powell’s strike was the difference on Friday night.

Trying to chip into Robinson’s form peaking, Ismael thrust the 26-year-old straight into the starting line-up last night. Robinson, though, managed just 45 minutes and struggled, before he was replaced by Jordan Hugill.

Discussing Robinson on air, Goodman suggested it was fatigue that impacted the Irishman after international duty.

He said: “He struggled, didn’t he a little bit Robinson? There is no question about that.

“I think maybe a bit of fatigue?”

Robinson’s goals away on international duty were the perfect tonic for the West Brom forward, whose goals have dried up at club level since the opening weeks of the season.

In West Brom’s first three Championship games this season, Robinson scored three goals. However, he’s not scored for the Baggies since then, with last night’s winner, Grant, stepping up to the plate.

The former Huddersfield Town man has scored five times in 12 games.

The Verdict

It’s probably understandable that Robinson was a touch fatigued last night.

He played a high number of minutes for Ireland over the international break and the way he performed might’ve slowed him down a touch too.

Robinson was electric for Ireland, getting amongst the goals and riding the crisp of a wave. Sometimes it is difficult to maintain those levels.

Thoughts? Let us know!

Source

3 things we clearly learnt about West Brom after 3-0 win v Bristol City .
West Brom produced a strong performance to pick up a comfortable 3-0 win against Bristol City at the Hawthorns to climb back into the top two of the Championship table. Valerien Ismael’s side went into the game needing to show a clear response to their 2-1 defeat away against Swansea City in midweek. That was […]Valerien Ismael’s side went into the game needing to show a clear response to their 2-1 defeat away against Swansea City in midweek. That was a match that saw them outplayed, especially during the second 45 minutes as they surrendered their 1-0 lead.

usr: 0
This is interesting!