Albion claim derby~spoils at Wolves

Date published: Tuesday 15th April 2008 9:53

The victory saw the Baggies regain top spot in the Championship with three games left.

Gera had seen a header smack against the woodwork in a breathless opening 45 minutes but made no mistake in the 59th minute.

A quick ball forward caught the Wolves defence square and after Kevin Phillips had skipped over the challenge of Neill Collins, he was able to slide a ball across the six-yard box to Gera who side-footed home unmarked.

Albion are now two points clear of Hull, while Mick McCarthy’s Wolves – who matched their opponents for most of the game – are not yet out of the play-off picture. They stay eighth, three points behind sixth-placed Crystal Palace with a game in hand.

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