Wednesday 23 October, 2019

EPL: West Brom beat Newcastle to keep faint survival bid alive

Newcastle United's Kenedy, centre, battles for the ball with West Bromwich Albion's Jake Livermore, left and Jay Rodriguez during their English Premier League football match at St James' Park, in Newcastle, England, Saturday April 28, 2018.

Newcastle United's Kenedy, centre, battles for the ball with West Bromwich Albion's Jake Livermore, left and Jay Rodriguez during their English Premier League football match at St James' Park, in Newcastle, England, Saturday April 28, 2018.

Matt Phillips gave West Bromwich Albion a glimmer of hope of staying in the English Premier League by securing a 1-0 win at Newcastle to extend the team's unbeaten run to four games.

West Brom are five points from safety with two games remaining.

Phillips' 29th-minute strike handed Darren Moore a second victory in four matches as caretaker manager of the last-place team.

Newcastle remained in 10th place after missed out on a fifth straight home win.

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