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WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 22: Semi Ajayi of West Bromwich Albion celebrates scoring a goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between West Bromwich Albion and Huddersfield Town at The Hawthorns on September 22, 2019 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Malcolm Couzens/Getty Images)

 

Super Eagles defender, Semi Ajayi scored in back-to-back games to lift West Bromwich Albion to a comfortable 4-2 win over Huddersfield Town,AOIFootball.com reports.

 

The 25-year-old started his eighth consecutive league game but it was the visitors who took the lead after 16 minutes when Lewis O’Brien converted from a Frazier Campbell assist to make it 1-0.

 

Matt Phillips then made it 1-1 three minutes later before Karlan Grant restored the lead for Huddersfield as they went into the break 2-1 up.

 

The hosts then turned up the tempo in the second half and deservedly got level when Darnell Furlong made it 2-2 on 70 minutes with Matt Phillips putting West Brom ahead for the first time four minutes later with a cool finish.

 

Ajayi then ensured the point was secured when he made it 4-2 on the 89th minute to extend their unbeaten league run to eight games and move within just one point of league leaders Leeds.

 

The Nigerian was on for the entire match duration, earning a game rating of 7.3, making 6 clearances, winning 4 duels and also completing 85% of his passes.

 

 

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