WATCH: Craig Gardner strikes a beautiful curler to double West Brom’s lead


This is a fine bit of skill.

Craig Gardner netted with aplomb to double West Brom’s lead and boost their survival chances on Saturday against Crystal Palace.

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A corner kick drifted through the box and Gardner raced onto the loose ball about 10 yards outside the 18 before taking a touch and hammering a second into the corner of the Palace goal.

James Morrison had scored in the second minute for the Baggies’ first tally.