Hull City 1-1 West Bromwich Albion: Tigers snatch big point

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  • Tigers come back for point
  • Defenders score
  • Hull 18th, West Brom 9th

Michael Dawson‘s second half goal pushed Hull closer to escaping the drop zone, as West Brom wasted an early lead in a 1-1 draw at the KC Stadium on Saturday.

Gareth McAuley headed the Baggies in front, but the promising start led to a mere point. West Brom sits ninth with 17 points.

Hull remains in 18th, but is level with Crystal Palace and West Ham with 11 points.

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West Brom looked very much like the side that battered Burnley 4-0 on Monday, while Hull City followed suit by looking almost as shaky as it did against Sunderland.

A yellow card came Michael Dawson’s way after a perceived block on Allan Nyom, and West Brom had a free kick from 25 yards out from goal.

Sam Clucas took a yellow card that could’ve bene red for a nasty tackle on Darren Fletcher. McAuley then put West Brom ahead when his header turned a set piece into a goal.

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The second half was lacking pace and fun, but Hull’s captain changed that when he plucked a nodded down ball out of the air from a free kick to make it 1-1 in the 72nd minute.

David Marshall made a fantastic save on Nacer Chadli‘s high-powered free kick to keep it level with four minutes to go.

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