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West Brom 1-1 Everton: Diego Lugano Header Denies Toffees

West Brom made a bright start to proceedings, but it was Everton who created the better chances, midfielder Bryan Oviedo threatening twice early on. The Costa Rican muscle building volleyed wide from the edge visit their website of the box with his first effort, then skewed another wide when well placed inside the area. It took the hosts almost half an hour to craft a clear goalscoring opportunity as Tim Howard was forced into a strong save to deny Zoltan Gera following an excellent pass from Anelka. But West Brom failed to take advantage of some good spells of possession in the first half, and was made to pay four minutes before the break whenMirallasstruck. The Belgian displayed great awareness to beat Lugano to a Romelu Lukaku knock-down and slot the ball coolly past Ben Foster. West Brom made a change at halftime, former Everton striker Victor Anichebe replacing Vydra. That alteration looked to have had little impact on the game, though, as Martinez's men continued to frustrate a home side seemingly devoid of attacking inspiration. Still, there was to be a twist in the tale on 75 minutes whenLuganoturned James Morrison's pinpoint near-post cross into the top corner with a fine header. Everton thought it had snatched all three points when Distin turned in Gareth Barry's low drive, but the flag was correctly up twitter for offside.
Source: http://www.goal.com/en-us/match/109491/west-bromwich-vs-everton/report

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