Premier League roundup: West Brom stay alive after stoppage-time winner
West Bromwich Albion have avoided relegation from the Premier League after a 1-0 win against Tottenham.
Darren Moore’s side needed to win their final two games to hold any chance of staying up and Jake Livermore struck deep into stoppage time to send the Hawthorns faithful wild.
Jay Rodriguez came close on the verge of half time and Ben Foster did well to keep out Harry Kane and Victor Wanyama chances early on.
Tottenham dominated the second half as they looked to secure Champions League football, but chances from Erik Lamela, Kane and Christian Eriksen went to waste.
With West Brom destined for the Championship, Livermore poked in at a corner in the 92nd minute to keep their hopes alive.
West Brom could still be relegated before the end of the day if Southampton beat Everton this evening.
In the day’s early game, Stoke City were unable to avoid the drop after a 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace.
Xherdan Shaqiri gave Stoke the lead from a free kick but second-half goals from James McArthur and Patrick van Aanholt sent Stoke down.
Swansea City were unable to gain ground on their relegation rivals after a 1-0 loss to Bournemouth.
Ryan Fraser netted the only goal of the game in the 37th minute from the edge of the area.
West Ham United took a huge step towards safety with a 2-0 win over Leicester City.
Joao Mario scored the opening goal of the game when he directed Marko Arnautovic’s cross in from close range.
Mark Noble then scored a beautiful volley in the 65th minute from 25 yards to guarantee the three points for the Hammers.
Watford put in a strong performance to beat Newcastle United 2-1.
The Hornets dominated the first half and were ahead after just two minutes through Robert Pereyra before Andre Gray headed in on after 30 minutes.
Martin Dubravka kept Newcastle in the game when he saved Troy Deeney’s penalty and Ayoze Perez found the bottom corner to pull Newcastle back into the match.
Everton meet Southampton later today, and Sunday sees Manchester City host Huddersfield Town, Arsenal play Burnley and Liverpool travel to Chelsea.
Premier League results in full: Stoke City 1-2 Crystal Palace, Bournemouth 1-0 Swansea City, Leicester City 0-2 West Ham United, Watford 2-1 Newcastle United, West Bromwich Albion 1-0 Tottenham