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Unsung Hero: Kennith Zohore a palpable goal threat for West Brom

Unsung Hero: Kennith Zohore a palpable goal threat for West Brom

West Bromwich Albion scored an 88th-minute goal to rescue a draw at home to Reading, with one substitute’s performance not going unnoticed.

Summer signing Charlie Austin had four shots in a lively display as he attempted to breakthrough the Berkshire side’s defensive barrier.

Matt Phillips also proved a handful attacking-wise, having the second-most shots and played the fifth-most passes in a well-rounded display.

Kieran Gibbs proved a useful asset in defence, as he made the joint-most clearances and the most blocks in a solid defensive display.

However, it was the performance of substitute Kenneth Zohore which seemingly went under the radar last night, as he dispatched the penalty to equalise for the Baggies.

The Danish striker climbed off the bench to have the joint-most shots, doing so in just under 14 minutes on the pitch.

His attacking display caught the eye of manager Slaven Bilic, who proclaimed his happiness at the striker scoring his first goal for the club.

He said: “I am very pleased for Kenneth Zohore. It is not easy to come off the bench and take a penalty but that will have done his confidence good.” (Source: BBC)

Birmingham Live gave the Dane a 7.5 out of 10, commenting on how he came back after he missed a good chance.

They said: “Went for power when placement was the better option when a glorious opportunity fell his way. Didn’t let him bother him and showed real bottle to dispatch his penalty.” (Source: Birmingham Live)

Zohore has shown real promise in his cameo against Reading and can use his experience with Cardiff City to help lead West Brom’s charge for promotion.

Just how good was Zohore last night? Join the discussion by commenting below… 

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