Semi Ajayi shines as Spurs edge out West Brom in narrow victory

Semi Ajayi shines as Spurs edge out West Brom in narrow victory

By Temisan Amoye,

Super Eagles defender Semi Ajayi produced a solid display for West Brom in their narrow 0-1 defeat to Tottenham in the English Premier League.

West Brom seemed to be heading for a precious draw, after holding Jose Mourinho’s men for most of the match, but the baggies were hard done by an 88th-minute strike from Harry Kane.

Despite being on the losing end, Ajayi produced a solid display that contributed to the Baggies conceding a lone goal against a potent Spurs attack, who have scored the 19 goals this season, only second to Chelsea on the goalscoring chart.

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The 26-year-old centre-back notably made a superb block to deny Son a clear attempt on goal in the 13th minute, going on to win 66.6 per cent of the duels involved in, making 4 interceptions and 11 recoveries in 90 minutes.

Some Baggies fans took to Twitter to shower praises on Ajayi for his standout performance in a West Brom team that has struggled to perform this season after gaining promotion to the Premier League.

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With the international break coming up next, Semi Ajayi is expected to feature for Nigeria against Sierra Leone in their AFCON group stage qualifier, with boss Rohr hinting that the defender could continue in his defensive midfield role for Nigeria.

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