West Brom's twin strike leaves Liverpool stunned

Gareth McAuley headed home a corner in the 81st to give the visitors an unlikely lead from their first effort on target. Romelu Lukaku fired the second in injury time.

updated: February 12, 2013 09:42 IST
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Liverpool: West Bromwich Albion punished Liverpool for an inefficient display at Anfield on Monday, soaking up 80 minutes of pressure before scoring two late goals for a 2-0 victory and its first Premier League win since December.

Steven Gerrard looked set to finally provide the breakthrough for a dominant Liverpool when the hosts were awarded a penalty in the 77th minute, but goalkeeper Ben Foster dove to his left to palm his spot kick away — one of several key saves that kept the visitors in the game.

Minutes later, West Brom made sure the miss was costly.

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