Leighton Baines keeps Everton's European hopes on track

West Brom were almost level in the 68th minute when Graham Dorrans crashed a free-kick against the crossbar. In a frantic finish, Steven Pienaar then hit the post for Everton before Moyes' men hung on for the three points.

updated: January 31, 2013 11:40 IST
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Liverpool: Leighton Baines scored twice as Everton defeated West Bromwich Albion 2-1 on Wednesday to keep their Champions League hopes on track.

England defender Baines grabbed both his goals in the first half at Goodison Park as Everton stayed in fifth spot in the Premier League, just one point behind Tottenham, who were held 1-1 at Norwich.

Substitute Shane Long claimed a second-half consolation for West Brom, who have now taken just one point from a possible 15.

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